Roof Housing

We undertake all types of roof gardening which is the art of creating and maintaining the greenery. This is also known as Terrace gardening. The existing roof top can be effectively utilized for growing vegetables, fruit plants spices, homestead medicinal plants, flower plants and ornamental plants. This can be circumvented by kitchen gardening and roof gardening.

In multistoried buildings, roof gardening is the only way to grow fruits and vegetables by using grow bags and containers. This practice is known as container gardening. Psychiatrist recommends that working in garden refresh the body and mind by reliving harsh stresses. Gardens become the integral part of the family life benefited by the supply of toxic free fresh vegetables.

Dietitians recommend 85 grams of fruits/day, 300 grams of vegetables/day, whereas the present day consumption of fruit is only 30 grams/day and vegetables is 120 grams/day. The consequences of nutritional and vitamin deficiency are given as follows.

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Retarded growth in children; irritability, apathy and retarded mental development; discolouration of skin and hair; swelling of face and lower part of the legs and feet, fatty liver, and extreme emaciation.
Inability to see in brightness, sensitivity to night light, foamy white patches on the conjunctive softening of the cornea, leading to blindness; frequent respiratory infections.
Causes beriberi; loss of appetite.
Cracks at the corners of the mouth; cracked lips; glossy tongue; ulcers in the oral cavity.

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Sore tongue (scarlet coloured); pellagra, showing skin changes on hands, feet, legs and neck; mental changes in severe condition.
Scurvy – bleeding gums and mucus membranes and susceptibility to infection as common cold.
Important for bones and teeth, blood clotting. Osteomalacia in women after repeated pregnancies.
Anemia – pale smooth tongue, pale eyes and skin; spoon – shaped nails; frequent exhaustion.

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