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Liaison Cesar Nanni
Submission Date Oct. 30, 2012
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Universidad de Monterrey
ER-T2-2: Organic Garden

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Hortencia Ruiz
M.Sc.
Center for Sustainability
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Does the institution have an on-campus garden where students are able to gain organic farming and/or gardening experience?:
Yes

A brief description of the garden:

There is located at the residence hall of the university an organic garden that aims to reunite residents to nature and have a team workspace once a week it also helps as an antistress dynamic. This activity has been performed since August 2010 on Thursdays from 5-7 pm. There is also a compost pile that produces fertilizer for the organic garden. There are two periods of seeding one during spring- summer in January-February for tomato, cucumber, green beans, melons and squash. The other period during autumn - winter performed during September planting lettuce, spinach, onions, beets, carrots and aromatic herbs such as basil, oregano and thyme.
An organic pest control is performed by applying garlic, onion and chili solutions as repellent instead of applying pesticides.


The website URL where information about the garden is available:

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