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Olla Irrigation Pots

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What are they? Olla Irrigation Pots are ceramic pots used for efficient irrigation of crops. It was first used in China and North America almost 4000 years ago. Ollas (pronounced: oh-yahs) can help in quick gardening. These are many inexpensive ways to maximize garden output while lessening water loss and overwatering.   How does it work? A ceramic pot is buried with only the opening visible above the soil surface. Then, it is filled with water. The porose walls of the Olla will allow water to disperse. As the pores in the pot are small, water doesn’t flow freely. If...

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Earthenware

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Earthenware

The taste of water from a mud pot… Mmm… Amazing! I used to always drink mud pot water when I go to my neighbour’s house. And during Pongal, a festival in India, we cook a dish called Pongal in earthenware, and believe me, it tastes a cut above the usual cooking-with-a-cooker way. My grandmother once told me how earthenware keeps us healthy. Let’s see how… Usually, the food we eat is slightly acidic. Clay is alkaline and it reacts with the acidity in the food, thus neutralizing the pH and eventually making the food healthier and a lot easier to...

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Millets

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Millets

Millet is a cereal grain that belongs to the grass family, which can survive in harsh environments and less fertile soil. Though they belong to the same family , they vary in colour and appearance. Like most cereals, millets are starchy grains – which means that they are rich in carbohydrates. And it is also packed with numerous vitamins and minerals. Millet provides more essential amino acids than most other cereals. These compounds are the building blocks of protein. Pearl Millet Pearl millet is well adapted to growing areas characterized by drought, low soil fertility, and high temperature. It performs well...

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