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Female Banyan Tree vs Male Banyan Tree.

Female Banyan Tree vs Male Banyan Tree.

We have lot of Banyan trees around our farm, some of them go straight up and some of them are wide. Initially I thought they might be from different breed but the old wise farmers told me that the straight ones are females and the wide ones are males.
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Encourage Farmers and Citizens to Build Small Ponds/Lakes and Plant Trees!

Encourage Farmers and Citizens to Build Small Ponds/Lakes and Plant Trees!

Anything that blocks the natural flow of the water is, in general, bad. There's a reason this culture accorded the highest possible status of being a deity to our rivers knowing they (rivers) have their own intelligence, but dams (including those Check Dams) have been ravaging soil for years now and hopefully we will begin to realize what may benefit us in the short term may end up taking our lives.
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The Living Soil: Earthworms

The Living Soil: Earthworms

Soil should be like a sponge. Now, to make soil porous, different kinds of Earthworms play a huge role as they dig deep, vertical (and horizontal) burrows.

Then, Cows and Bulls, through their eating sessions, rhythmic walks, and by taking loads of 'dumps', make the land a complex living adaptive system where insects, birds, animals, and plants feed on each other and create a 'play' where human intervention is minimal.

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Did You Know The Famous Kokrebellur Bird Territory is Just 3 Km From Our Farm in Madduru?

Did You Know The Famous Kokrebellur Bird Territory is Just 3 Km From Our Farm in Madduru?

It's not like a typical sanctuary and here's why this place has to be in your adventure list: Village folks who live here have developed deep bonding with the the Spotbilled Pelicans (and other birds) and they treat them like their own family members. They will tell you these birds are like daughters to them — coming all the way to their little village in Madduru to nest around Nov and fly back with their hatchlings around June. Village folks also make use of bird droppings as a manure which is rich in Phosphorus and Potassium.
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The Story of Watermelons by Manohar Parrikar.

The Story of Watermelons by Manohar Parrikar.

"I am from the village of Parra in Goa, hence we are called Parrikars. My village is famous for its watermelons. When I was a child, the farmers would organise a watermelon-eating contest at the end of the harvest season...

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What do We Mean When We Say Our Products are 100% Chemical Free?

What do We Mean When We Say Our Products are 100% Chemical Free?

Did you know many organic brands, after harvesting produce, douse/fumigate their products in/with chemicals to increase shelf life and move inventory fast.

Our non-fumigated treatment which involves keeping organically grown produce in Oxygen-deprived shells to make sure insects and larvae don't survive, coupled with exhaustive cleaning & grading process to remove any impurities, ENSURE you get nothing but the best, truly CHEMICAL-FREE produce!

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