Container gardening on a windowsill (Martine Daubremé – Arche à Vivres)

Martine Daubremé, President of Planetfuture, started container gardening on her windowsill.  She has sent some photos of the first successes.

Info : http://www.planetfuture/accueil/ <http://www.planetfuture/accueil/>

2011-05-21 - Seedlings growing in different plastic pots : pumpkins, parsley, celery and lettuce (Photo Martine DAUBREMé)
2011-05-21 - Trays, perforated lids, yoghurt pots, etc. All small containers can be used, instead of being littered (Photo Martine DAUBREMé)
2011-05-21 - A young ornamental Chlorophytum in a soda bottle perforated twice 1 inch (2,5 cm) above the bottom for drainage, but kee'ping a small quantity of water reserve (Photo Martine DAUBREMé)
2011-05-21 - Germinating pumpkin seeds (Photo Martine DAUBREMé)
2011-05-21 - Germinating pumpkin seeds (Photo Martine DAUBREMé)
2011-05-21 - Cutting of spekboom or elephant bush (Portulacaria afra) rooting in a "Fanta-stic" juice bottle (Photo Martine DAUBREMé)
2011-05-21 - Top of juice bottle, with lid still on, inverted in bottom of that bottle, serving as water tank (Photo Martine DAUBREMé)
2011-05-21 - Left : spekboom cutting in decapitated juice bottle. Right : spekboom cutting in juice bottle, cut in half and top of bottle inverted in bottom (Photo Martine DAUBREMé)

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Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.