Bhumi Pednekar learns hydroponic agriculture amid self-isolation
Actor Bhumi Pednekar she is indulging in some environmentally friendly quarantine activities while isolating herself with her mother Sumitra Pednekar . The actor decided to learn the science of hydroponics agriculture (gardening without soil) from it mother in an effort to build a garden-to-table concept of a sustainable lifestyle.
Talking about the idea of practising hydroponics farming, the 'Pati Patni Aur Woh' star disclosed, "My mother and I always wanted to have a hydroponics garden of our own where we grow our own vegetables and can have a fully sustainable lifestyle. We wanted to have a garden to table lifestyle at home and we are both happy with the progress."
Bhoomi is also a propagator behind the highly acclaimed online and offline initiative 'Climate Warrior'. Through the special initiative, the actor is raising awareness of how Indian citizens can contribute to protecting the climate.
The 'Bala' star talked about environment conversation and said, "This quarantine has made me get into learning the science of hydroponics and understand the essence of what conservation of environment can truly mean. I have been working closely with my mother during this time. I'm proud that our garden can now produce food for two days of the week! I have tried to be closer to nature during the lockdown and it has made me realise that we can become completely self-sustaining as a community and do our best for its preservation."
Hydroponics, or soilless gardening, involves growing healthy plants without the use of a traditional soil medium by using a nutrient such as a mineral-rich water solution.