Hunger and Malnutrition : Use Bottle Towers

Introduction: Hunger and Malnutrition : Use Bottle Towers

About: Honorary Professor University Ghent

Building towers of recycled bottles and/or pots offers fantastic opportunities to grow fresh food with a minimum of water and fertilizer.  One can grow at home, in cities and villages, all kinds of vegetables and herbs.  Bottle towers are a wonderful tool to alleviate hunger and malnutrition.  They can be built at the lowest cost by any family everywhere on earth, particularly in drylands and deserts.

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    6 years ago on Introduction

    Can you put more than one plant in each bottle, also can you use smaller bottles say 20 oz size?

    wvan cotthem
    wvan cotthem

    Reply 6 years ago on Introduction

    In bigger bottles several plants can be grown. In smaller bottles (20 oz) only one.