Growing Aloe Vera and its health benefits

Aloe Vera. Botanical name: Aloe Barbadians. One of the many variants of the Aloe family. The “vera” extension is “truth” and tell us that this plant is the real thing. The book of genesis, mention a fruit is able to make human immortal. Equivalent to god. Aloe-Vera might be this fruit. It is used to […]

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Growing Fennel hydroponically in condo-farm

Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) is a hardy, flowering herb related to carrots. It also looks similar to coriander, caraway, and dill but is much taller. It reaches up to 2.5 meters in height. It has small, feathery leaves and yellowish flowers. It bears what looks like small seeds but are actually its fruits. As a perennial […]

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Growing Anise hydroponically in condo-farm

Anise (Pimpinella anisum) is a flowering herb which originated from Southwest Asia and the Mediterranean. It is an annual plant which grows to about half-a-meter high. It bears small hairy fruits with seeds which are used as a spice or flavoring. This herb was already written in ancient Rome as a sleeping aid and breath […]

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Growing Chamomile hydroponically in condo-farm

Chamomile (American spelling) or camomile (British) is the name for some herbs related to daisies. The name is of Greek origin which means “earth apple” because of the scent. The same meaning in Persian – “Babondash” is “earth apple” and became “Babonag” in Hebrew and Arabic. These are low shrubs rising 20-30 centimeters from the […]

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Growing Licorice hydroponically in condo-farm

The word “licorice” (or “liquorice” in British English) instantly reminds us of the sweet, flavorful candy many kids love to eat. It comes from the roots of a woody shrub. The plant is also named licorice with the scientific name of Glycyrrhiza glabra. Both names refer to the sweetness of its roots. It was known […]

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Growing Garden Cress hydroponically in condo-farm

The garden cress latin name: Lepidium sativum. It is related to the cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts. This group of plants collectively called  “cruciferous.” This is because of the shape of the flowers. With the four petals arranged in a cross. These vegetables are known because of the class of phytochemicals in them. Which researchers […]

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