Mumbai: Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty on Friday gave a sneak peek of her hydroponic or soil-less farm to fans. Shilpa revealed that she has grown vegetables of her salad in just 25 days in the farm, which is her newfound passion.
Sharing a video of her farm on Instagram, Shilpa Shetty wrote: “They say, ‘you are what you eat’. So, when I found a way to make my food cleaner, I jumped at it. Now, I have my own little Hydroponic farm in our backyard and we’ve managed to produce our own salad in 25 days.”
Explaining the meaning of hydroponic farming, Shilpa Shetty added: “For those of you who don’t know what Hydroponic Farming is, here’s something for you: The science of soil-less gardening is called hydroponics. It basically involves growing healthy plants without the use of a traditional soil medium by using a nutrient like a mineral-rich water solution instead. A plant just needs select nutrients, some water, and sunlight to grow.”