Today, Belgian Jacques GUEUNING received a lot of seeds of vegetables and fruits. They will soon be taken to the Island of Gozo (Malta), where these new species and varieties will be welcome to enhance the biodiversity on the island and to enrich the food production for local families.
This action was taken within the framework of the “SEEDS FOR FOOD”-initiative.
Jacques GUEUNING will also introduce Prof. VAN COTTHEM’s “container gardening”-method to the smallholder farmers at Gozo. He will particularly recommend the “bottle tower”-technique to reduce the volume of irrigation water and to promote vertical gardening on poor soils (see :
2011 – Almost every species of vegetable can be grown with a minimum of water in these towers of bottles or pots (Photo WVC)