Green Lady Aquaponics Inatallation – Week 1

Aquaponics Unit San Diego Green Lady

Recently one of the Hydroponic & Garden Supply stores in our town asked us if we would put an aquaponics installation in their store. Because our goal is to share the information that we have learned over the years with as many people that…

Garden Pool – Aquaponics

Gardenpool.org

Do you have pool in your backyard that you are not quite sure what to do with? How about raising some chickens, fish and enough fruits and vegetables to feed your family. Check out what this creative family did in Arizona, turning their backyard…

Plot Against Hunger: Donate Your Extra Vegetables

plot against hunger

When you reap the harvest of your land, do not reap to the very edges of your field or gather the gleanings of your harvest. Do not go over your vineyard a second time or pick up the grapes that have fallen. Leave them…

URBAN ROOTS -Documentary

urban roots documentary

Check out this trailer to short film put together about the inner city of Detroit coming together and planting urban farms. Urban Roots Trailer from Tree Media on Vimeo. Urban Roots is the next documentary from Tree Media. Produced by Leila Conners (The 11th…

Aquaponics In the Tropics

tropical aquaponics unit

The following video is pretty inspiring. It is large home-scale aquaponics system that was installed at a house in the Philippines posted on greencorerevolution. Heads up, the score/music in the video kind of lags, feel free to turn down the volume. You can see…

Organic Mildew Spray

Organic Mildew Spray

Two years ago our garden was attacked by a powdery mildew that took over our pumpkins and spread to the rest of our plants. I wrote about it on a post in another blog called Pura Vida Culture back from September 08, Garden Chronicles:…

What is Permaculture?

permaculture

Permaculture is an approach to designing your home and agricultural systems that are modeled on the relationships found in natural ecologies. Permaculture is sustainable land use design. This is based on ecological and biological principles, often using patterns that occur in nature to maximise…

Organic Soil – Compost

Composting

As we all know that many people are adopting organic gardening rather going for the traditional forms of gardening. Soil plays most important part in any form of gardening. If you are trying to grow your organic garden then you must use a soil…

Red Worm Vermicomposting & Worm Tea

Vermicomposting

So what, you may ask, is vermicomposting and how does it work? Well, “vermi” is the Latin word for worm, and worms like to feed on slowly decomposing organic materials (e.g., vegetable scraps). The “end” product, called castings, is full of beneficial microbes and…

Aquaponic Systems

aquaponic systems

There a a number of different ways that you can set up your home scale aquaponics unit. There is no real right way, however there are a few things to consider to avoid some of the wrong ways. Your choice of system should best…