Profile image
By City Farmer News (Reporter)
Contributor profile | More stories
Story Views

Now:
Last Hour:
Last 24 Hours:
Total:

Manilla, Philippines: New City Hall Annex rooftop is an urban gardening showcase

Sunday, March 12, 2017 14:41
% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.

(Before It's News)

Click on image for larger file. More photos here.

The once bare rooftop of the 4-storey Davao City Hall annex building burst into life as it has been literally transformed into a garden of colorful flowers and green herbs and vegetables.

By Carmencita A. Carillo
Business World
Mar 6, 2017

THE city’s plan to institutionalize urban container gardening (UCG) was recently launched with a permanent exhibit at the rooftop of the City Hall Annex Building. “The idea is to show people that it is possible to produce food even in a small plot of land… inspire Dabawenyos to engage in container gardening even if they live in the urban areas” City Agriculture Office Chief Leo Brian D. Leuterio said.

CAO will be conducting UCG trainings twice a month and will be partnering with the barangays for the establishment of at least 10 UCG areas in each community. The city has partnered with Perfecto Rom, Jr., known for the development of the Household Resource Dynamic Flow used in UCG.

More here.



Source: http://www.cityfarmer.info/2017/03/12/manilla-philippines-new-city-hall-annex-rooftop-is-an-urban-gardening-showcase/

Report abuse

Comments

Your Comments
Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

Top Stories
Recent Stories
 

Featured

 

Top Global

 

Top Alternative

 

Register

Newsletter

Email this story
Email this story

If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.