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mydreamgarden.in Grow What You Eat Eat What You Grow Terrace Gardening FAQs

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mydreamgarden.in Grow What You Eat Eat What You Grow What is a terrace garden Also called a roof garden it is a garden in which vegetables fruits or flowers are grown on terraces balconies or roofs of buildings. The kitchen garden a standard in every Indian household has now shifted to the roof due to constraints of space and is called a terrace garden. Increasing pressure on land and escalating costs have also added to its growing popularity. Where can one start a terrace garden These gardens can be created on almost all kinds of buildings like residential flats individual houses commercial hubs godowns and factories.

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mydreamgarden.in Grow What You Eat Eat What You Grow What needs to be done before using the roof as a terrace garden Not mandatory if there is no leakage in last rainy season. Or a simple water proofing of the roof is enough. Various water proofing products are available in the market that will ensure that the roof is protected water-resistant and leakage-free. Can roots of plants causes any harm to the building Plants with fibrous roots do not cause any harm to the roof but avoid plants with tap roots like mango as they may penetrate the roof and harm it by growing its roots in the structure. Sometimes the wind or birds may bring seeds that can germinate and take root on the roof itself. These should be checked for and removed.

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mydreamgarden.in Grow What You Eat Eat What You Grow How do I begin to green my terrace and grow food on my roof You can begin greening your terrace with these simple steps and then move on to bigger ideas: • Take any simple pot or ‘Grow Bag’ or better still recycle any of your old containers. • Mix compost soil coir peat or sand and Vermicompost in equal quantities. • Cover the drainage hole at the bottom of the container with a broken pot piece or a flat stone and fill it up with the mixture. You will have to drill a hole in a recycled container first. • Pour water and check that no soil is discharged through the bottom hole. • Wet the soil and plant your seed or sapling. • Watch your greens grow

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mydreamgarden.in Grow What You Eat Eat What You Grow What type of containers can I use Containers of all sizes shapes and material plastic ceramic metal or mud can be used. If you are an environment buff you just need to use your imagination Your Coke bottles take-away plastic boxes old sacks coconut shells old broken buckets dented kitchen pots and pans just about everything can be recycled and used as containers. What quantity of vegetables/ fruits can I expect from my terrace garden You can grow at least 6 vegetables per season. Your 1 sqm of terrace area can give you anywhere between 25 to 50 kg of vegetables in a year. Do I need any agricultural background to start a terrace garden You dont need any farming background to start a roof garden. It only takes enthusiasm for green living and willingness to get your hands dirty.

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mydreamgarden.in Grow What You Eat Eat What You Grow What about the maintainance of these gardens Will they consume a lot of time Once your garden is established an hour a day is more than enough to maintain your green area. It is the perfect area to exercise in and improve your fresh air intake. How much will a terrace garden cost If you plan to start a terrace garden at one go it will cost about Rs 15000 which will be the investment on seeds saplings containers and the soil bed/manure. The set-up cost will reduce if you begin small and stepwise invest a little every month and use recycled containers. The joy of watching your plants grow and thrive will outweigh any nominal expenses in terms of seeds or saplings that you buy. Look at it as a green investment where after the initial burst of energy and time you can expect healthy returns

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mydreamgarden.in Grow What You Eat Eat What You Grow These gardens can be created on almost all kinds of buildings like residential flats individual houses commercial hubs godowns and factories. To know more about Terrace Gardening FAQs Visit: MY DREAM GARDEN

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