POSITIVE ASPECTS OF AN ORNAMENTAL VEGETABLE GARDEN AND ITS EFFECTS TOWARDS FAMILY AND COMMUNITY SUSTAINABILITY

Published in Scientific Papers. Series B, Horticulture, Volume LXII
Written by Florina-Maria GALEA (DELEANU), Neculai MUNTEANU, Vasile STOLERU, Gabriel Ciprian TELIBAN

Sustainability is based on three important pylons, the environment, the social component and the economic component. Design based on landscape principles and rules and by applying the correct crop technology, the vegetable garden presents many functions, which increase its impact on the community and on the environment. To reach the aim and objectives of this research based on the obtained results during 2015-2017 regarding crop productivity, plant development, economic aspects and ornamental criteria a survey regarding sustainability of the vegetable garden was done. From an economic point of view, the studied garden has a positive impact on the family budget. The garden also has a big impact on the owners bringing benefits to their health and also on the education of the young generation regarding horticultural practices. The results of the study show that the ornamental vegetable garden, design in an intercropping system has a positive impact on the owners, contributing to the sustainability of the community and its surroundings.

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GALEA (DELEANU) F.M., MUNTEANU N., STOLERU V., TELIBAN G.C. 2018, POSITIVE ASPECTS OF AN ORNAMENTAL VEGETABLE GARDEN AND ITS EFFECTS TOWARDS FAMILY AND COMMUNITY SUSTAINABILITY. Scientific Papers. Series B, Horticulture, Volume LXII, Print ISSN 2285-5653, 517-522.


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