A Choice of Containers to Grow Plants – Part 2 (Willem Van Cotthem)

Interested in food production in containers  to solve the hunger problem or to alleviate malnutrition ?

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A Choice of Containers to Grow Plants – Part 2

There are numerous types of containers in which plants can easily be grown, even more easily than in the soil. Plastic bottles seem to be favorites for family gardening, probably because people don’t like to litter too much plastic. gardening in otherwise discarded bottles and pots is a remarkable success, offering families an opportunity to grow vegetables and fruits at home.


You can find the first part of this series at :


A Choice of Containers to Grow Plants – Part 1

Container gardening has become one of the most important tools to combat hunger and malnutrition. All over the world people are producing their own fresh food in many different types of containers. Many are also decorating their house and garden with ornamental plants in containers. Time has come to bring a survey of all these types; It may offer interested people practical ideas for application of container gardening, both in urban and in rural areas.


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Willem Van Cotthem

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