When taking steps to protect the environment, we can often overlook one crucial element: soil. Across the globe, we increasingly lose soil through a variety of processes called soil erosion. Losing our productive soil faster than it can be naturally replenished can have catastrophic implications.
Planting trees in your neighborhood and garden is one of the best things you can do for the benefit of the planet. Besides removing carbon dioxide from the air and producing oxygen, trees have many more environmental, economic, and social benefits.
As the name suggests, perennial crops are those crops that are available throughout the year. They are very deeply rooted compared to the other annual crops and so they can be harvested multiple times. Apple and alfalfa are two plants that are available in nature in their perennial form.