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Posted on April 7, 2012 at 9:45am 1 Comment 1 Like
What an exciting event this has been. Thanks to the work of Rick Stillwagon . . . things are happening.
Once he had spent some time on site and some measurements were taken, he went back to Roy, Washington and sent us e-mails with plans on what we needed to get done, while he started building the greenhouse.
We leveled the area, closed it in with 8"x6" treated wood and insulated with 2" styrofoam, then sand. …Continue
Posted on November 6, 2011 at 2:13pm 4 Comments 0 Likes
I set this system up in our kitchen last year to help hone my skills of growing lettuce and herbs using a 50 gal reservoir with the plans of switching to a 50 gal fish tank this year. Just getting ready now make that move, and trying to figure out what kind of filtering system would be best. I used coco 3" cups in the gutters when doing "hydroponics" and I am wondering if I should switch to the clay in the gutters and add earthworms. Am I barking up the wrong tree? Any advice out there?…Continue
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It was so nice to meet you and Lindy! Thank you for welcoming me into your home to see your great aquaponics setup. I wish you all the best with your plans for the future!
Great! I will give you a call next week! Looking forward to it!
I'm in SW on 87th in Garden Home. I'm working with a man from Hillsboro to put a system in my greenhouse. Let's plan to visit in the coming weeks. Perhaps after my system is in.
so wonderful design
I am Rick Stillwagon, one of your neighbors in WA. Welcome to AP gardening! Check out Northwest Aquaponics group. We havent been terribly active but you may be able to inspire more to participate!
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