HOMESTEAD VEGETABLE GARDENING - A STEP TOWARDS FOOD AND NUTRITION SECURITY OF RURAL HOUSEHOLDS
Keywords:Nutritional garden, Food security, Homestead garden, Sustainability
A nutrition kitchen garden is a garden where vegetables and other useful plants like fruits, medicinal plants, spices, etc., are grown for human consumption. It plays a significant role in improving food security for the poor rural households in various countries like India. It is a small-scale form of vegetable growing, there can be pitted for composting and several plots or divided areas of land, intended to grow one or more types of plant in each plot. Due to heavy pesticides load in food crops mainly in vegetables and increased interest in organic products, many people are turning to vegetable kitchen gardening as a supplement to their family's diet.
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