Also study the diet of older people with more traditional food customs. In urban areas there may be a small area of land outside the home or by the roadside which could be cultivated. Otherwise herbs, tomatoes and leafy crops can be grown in tubs made from old tyres or plastic buckets by windows or doors and watered with waste water. Working with women is usually the key to improving nutrition through home gardens. Pregnant and nursing mothers and young children are more likely to suffer from malnutrition.
- A passion for gardening exploded in the 1800s with carpet bedding and glorious colour.
- Since concrete and terracotta are relatively heavy, these flower boxes may be too heavy for one or the other balcony.
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