If you have been to the dentist, you can imagine how much inundating it seems when you have to get your teeth drilled. Believe me, I’ve been there too! But then, there was a huge fish tank in the waiting area and it made me feel much better when I saw a pack of tiny … Continue reading Our Spiritual Connection to Nature!
With increase in urbanisation and population, we often compromise with the quality of food by using harmful chemicals, pesticides and preservatives to meet the growing needs of the people. In our day to day busy schedule we have taken our focus away from the quality of food and a healthy life style. We at Crofters … Continue reading Part Garden, Part Fish Tank: A perfect addition to any household
“The greatest fine art of the future will be the making of a comfortable living from a small piece of land.” – Abraham Lincoln We as a society are particularly careful about the food we eat. Organic gardening has become the order of the day .As people are growing more and more aware of the … Continue reading 6 Actors You Didn’t Know Were Farmers!
It’s that time of the year when our cricket-frenzy land gets a guaranteed 3 and a half hour dose of prime time entertainment, over a period of 50-odd days. Yes, peeps the IPL is here and what better platform to highlight the plight of the drought-affected farmers. Hearing a PIL against the hosting of IPL … Continue reading Is it that time of the year?
Without the sun, the earth would be a lifeless round ball of ice. It is the sun that tirelessly produces heat that warms up the planet, creating weather patterns, and it also gives light energy that is used up by plants to convert it to food energy through a process known as photosynthesis. Being at … Continue reading Grow Lights: And why are they purple?
As much as humans might love to cook and eat food, their busy lives don’t allow them to afford it. But what if there is something that will fit right into that busy schedule, consuming very little time and keeping us healthy? Yes, salads. Salads are the best meal alternatives for persons wanting to switch … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Salads are Cool
Hope you enjoyed our previous releases on home gardening and automation in agriculture. This week we look at certain features that make aquaponics a superior alternative to other culture techniques, such as hydroponics, for growing food in our increasingly urbanized homes. Let’s first look at how these 2 are similar so that we can appreciate … Continue reading Aquaponics and Hydroponics: A Comparison
Agriculture was mankind’s earliest and is currently the most widespread economic activity. With the global population escalating even as I write; production of food, fiber and fuel necessary for survival needs to double within 2050 to meet the mounting demands. Knowing us humans, we have always been known to minimize our efforts to perform mundane … Continue reading Automation In Agriculture
Given the space-crunch urban dwellers find themselves in, agriculture, let alone gardening, is out of the picture for many. However, if you find yourself wanting to carve out space in your homes or your common terrace to make way for your not-so-extravagant but highly gratifying gardens, you are not alone. Studies reveal that we, human … Continue reading The Roots Of Urban Farming
Picture a little Earth, circling around the sun. You know, about a million years ago, a bunch of monkeys fell out of trees, got a little clever, harnessed fire, invented the printing press, made luggage with wheels on it. And, you know, built the society that we now live in. Unfortunately, while this society is, without a doubt, the most prosperous and dynamic … Continue reading Let Us Not Take This Planet For Granted