Mumbai residents convert terrace into garden, grow 15 kinds of veggies, herbs organically

December 5, 2016 0 Comments

Adding to the growing list of environment-conscious citizens are residents of a Bandra society, who have embraced organic farming and converted their buildings terrace into a garden.

Since last December, Piya Reddy and four residents of Monisha society in Bandra stared organic farming using their own compost which the society creates by recycling wet waste. Their endeavour is now supported by rest of the society members.

The building terrace holds a variety of vegetables, ranging from chillies to tomatoes and herbs such parsley and celery. There are around 55 baskets of 15 different vegetables on the terrace, said Reddy.

Other vegetables and herbs such as brinjal, Romanian spinach, mint, lime, basil , rosemary and curry leaves are part of the terrace garden.