Saturday, April 14, 2018

2018 FunFoodFriendship (3F) for PSG - Home-grown Organic Veggies

~ Article contributed by Jeslin Wee

On 14 April 2018, PSGs came together to forge new friendships and strengthen old ones…. through learning how to grow “Home-grown Organic Vegetables”.

Nowadays we are more conscious of healthy eating and healthy lifestyle. This hands-on session came at the right time, as it gave all of us a practical insight on how to grow organic vegetables for our family J.

    It was a fun-filled activity with lots of laughter echoing in the room as we learnt:

    • Tips on how to have “green fingers” (what plants really need)
    • Plant care
    • Germination requirement
    • Different types of vegetables and their benefits
    • Hydroponic concepts and methods
    • Propagation
    • Organic pest control

    The demonstration and sharing session provided us with a confidence to try out using the starter kit that all of us were given.

    One of the key takeaways for me:

    I can stop being a plant-killer and start planting my own organic veggies J