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By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi |

December 14, 2020 11:40:35 am





Celebrities made positive they tried rising their very own meals. (Source: Samantha Akkineni/Shilpa Shetty/Instagram; designed by Gargi Singh)

Call it a new-found curiosity in the course of the lockdown or a renewed interest, however gardening turned fairly widespread amongst celebrities this 12 months. From sowing seeds to terrace gardening and even having fun with homegrown veggies for meals, celebrities went on to share some attention-grabbing snippets of their ‘me time’ with nature. In the method, in addition they made a major case for a sustainable and natural life-style and vouched for going inexperienced.

Take a glance.

Samantha Akkineni

Calling gardening a “game-changer”, Samantha penned a word on why everybody wants to start out rising their very own meals, even when they’ve little house accessible to do the identical. “Gardening is a game-changer. Planting a seed can carry change. ‘Eat healthy,’ we hear this far too many instances however I’m telling you ‘grow healthy’ is even less complicated. All it takes is a bit of time and a bit of effort. And since 2020 nonetheless wants us to ‘keep residence and keep secure; I feel we will handle,” she wrote.

She added how one can change an unused house at residence into an “edible garden”. “Use your terrace, balcony, window sill, over the next few weeks… let’s grow together, share our experiences, learn from our mistakes and by the end of it, be proud that we can feed ourselves. And god forbid, if there is ever another lockdown we will not be the ones running to the store panic buying.”

She additionally often shares easy tips about many matters — from seeding to sprouting and extra.

Shilpa Shetty Kundra

Giving us a peek into her kitchen backyard, Shilpa shared a video wherein she was seen plucking home-grown lemons. The 45-year-old has been vocal about maintaining a healthy diet and natural, and we now know the place her ‘food for thought’ comes from.

Malaika Arora

Malaika, who typically shares skincare suggestions, additionally gave a brief tour of her “little home garden” the place she grows medicinal crops together with aloe vera. She shared how recent crops can be utilized for all of your skincare troubles too!

Mira Kapoor

Mira loves consuming natural and wholesome, one thing she has typically spoken about. Here’s what she stated in a current Instagram submit: “Between online school, flashcards and math toys, nothing teaches the children as gently as nature.”

“This is what I love about winter.. The tender warm sun, crisp air, wonderful produce, and every excuse to be outdoors with the monsters in tow. They’ve learnt how to identify the various vegetables and flowers, different insects, and are now watching the herbs they planted spring up between the hedges,” stated Kapoor whereas speaking about her kids and their introduction to “nature”.

Twinkle Khanna

Twinkle additionally took to social media and confirmed how one can recycle outdated glass jars and put them to good use. “This is a new pursuit- growing plants in water. All trial and error at this point, though money plant as we all know does well in water. Now trying out mint, rosemary and some philodendrons. Give it a shot. Use up all your old bottles and jars. Yes, some of those on my shelf are recycled bottles that once held a precious liquid-gin,” she stated.

Dia Mirza

Amid the lockdown, UN Goodwill Ambassador Dia Mirza shared her “favourite chore” — watering the crops — whereas spreading the message of staying residence, staying secure.

Inspiring, proper?

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