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Posted On: 11 October 2020 08:00 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:08 pm

Proper Plant Selection - Are you growing friends or foes?

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Gardening in the desert has its special challenges; for instance, growing plants that keep our gardens healthy but don’t drive up the water bill each month! Do you know which trees and shrubs naturally repel mosquitos and which destroy sewers or walls? Read this week’s challenge for selecting appropriate plants for a beautiful, water-sensitive cheerful garden right here in Qatar!

How do the right plants contribute to climate actions?

  1. Produce renewable energy.
  2. Convert carbon dioxide into oxygen.
  3. Consume less water.
  4. Lengthen the growing season.
  5. Give shade.

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