An experimental Soil less Garden ..
November 12, 2017 2:59am CST
The most essential requirement for any garden would be to have fertile soil since one cannot imagine growing plants without a medium which is generally the soil. But in Mangalore Doctor K Sundar Bhat , a popular and well known Physician/ Professor , also a garden enthusiast grows plants without soil , using coco peat ( wood, leaves and other degradable material) . I have visited Mr Bhat's house and garden since his wife Vasanti is a friend of mine. It is well cared for and lovingly maintained by the entire family .. I have given the link to an article published online which gives more details and pictures. They are a very committed couple and are very particular about preserving nature .
Gardener Dr KS Bhat grows Plants using NO SOIL? Strange but unique soil-less garden! Gardener Dr K Sundara Bhat grows plants using soil-less substrate called ‘Coco Peat’ Mangaluru: Dr K Sundara Bhat, popularly known as a Senior Professor of Medicine and wi
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@cahaya True , in a country like India where there is scarcity of water due to inequal distribution , Bhats have installed rainwater harvesting within their compound. So they are trying out everything possible to make the best use of what nature gives us.