Meet the organic farmer who grows her own fruits and veggies

Meet the organic farmer who grows her own fruits and veggies

Dubai - Eda Ozturk Davasligil grows 90 varieties in her home garden. From rare pink okras to passion fruit, this organic farmer grows 90 varieties of fruits and vegetables in her home garden in Dubai Hills Estate. Meet Turkish national Eda Ozturk Davasligil, who has been sculpting an absolute miracle in her garden over the last 3 years.

This self-taught gardener has been saving hundreds of dirhams by growing all her fruits and vegetables organically. "The initial set up is costly," she admits. "But once you get the hang of it, gardening is a great way to grow your own food and save money."

Organic beginnings

It was when her children were still young that the industrial-engineer-turned-health- coach Eda decided to feed them organic vegetables. However, the cost of it made her eyes pop. "I tried shopping in a lot of different places, but the prices were just too much for me," she said. That is when she hit upon the idea to farm her own vegetables. "My father was a farmer in Turkey so I decided to give it a shot."

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Photo: Screenshot from the video on Khaleej Times

Source: Khaleej Times

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