Actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu has been extremely vocal about her inclination and consistent efforts towards sustainable living. Over the years, she has given up eating meat and switched to a plant-based diet. She has also been vocal about eating clean and indulging in local produce. As part of this, the actress has established and nurtured an expansive home garden. She regularly shares updates on her experiments, inspiring her fans to grow their own produce. Recently, the 34-year-old gave her social media followers a look at the latest offering in her garden. Sharing a photo of three large sweet potatoes, Samantha added a sticker note that said, “Today's Harvest.”
Previously, the actress also shared other images from her garden. In one photo, Samantha showed us a variety of green leafy vegetables that she had grown at home. Her produce included spinach, parsley, basil, arugula, and lettuce.
Before that, she also posed with a bunch of carrots that were grown at home. Visibly excited by the yield, she wrote on Instagram, “The menu this week - carrot juice, carrot pachadi, carrot halwa, carrot fry, carrot pakodi, carrot idli, carrot samosa.”
Encouraging her followers to start their own kitchen garden, she shared a few tips for beginners on Instagram. She wrote, among other things, “Let's get seeding. Here are a few things for you to keep in mind when you are sowing. Make sure your seeds are healthy, unhealthy seeds give rise to weak seedlings and they don't grow healthy. Weak seeds are lighter in weight, they float in water, smaller than usual, pale in colour, and mostly with the wrinkled seed cover. If store-bought, make sure to check the expiry date. Be sure to store them in a cool, dry place, away from sunlight and soaking for a few hours before sowing your seeds is a good practice.”
She also added that it was important to avoid overwatering and explained the right ways to transplant a seed from a nursery bag to a pot.
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Samantha is best known for her work in films such as Jaanu, Super Deluxe, Majili, and Oh! Baby. She made her debut opposite Telugu actor Naga Chaitanya in Ye Maaya Chesave in 2010.
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