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You are what you eat. So are plants. Trace nutrient question.

Started Jul 14, 2013 0 Replies

While continuing to plan an AP installation, I've also been doing some study of vegetables and nutrient content. An issue related to the quality of nutrients in vegetables is the quality of the soil…Continue

 

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Jeremiah Robinson replied to Phil Kabza's discussion Seeking greenhouse / component manufacturer in the group Greenhouses
"Before this descends into a debate about whether Rimol's got good products or support, can I ask whether people have preferences for attaching using wiggle wire vs. plastic battons?   The battons are obviously cheaper, but I wonder if they…"
May 1, 2015
Jonathan Kadish NYC AA Chair replied to Phil Kabza's discussion Seeking greenhouse / component manufacturer in the group Greenhouses
"Although I never pulled the trigger to build a greenhouse, Bob Rimol over at Rimol Greenhouses offers some pretty nice packages along with personal attention"
May 1, 2015
kimlee kingston replied to Phil Kabza's discussion Seeking greenhouse / component manufacturer in the group Greenhouses
"I have used both Farmtek and Greenhouse Megastore. 5 stars service, ordering, delivery, product. "
May 1, 2015
Paul Braun replied to Phil Kabza's discussion Seeking greenhouse / component manufacturer in the group Greenhouses
"I'd recommend GreenHouse Megastore http://www.greenhousemegastore.com/category/school-greenhouses I bought a commercial one from there 4 years ago, and dealt with Jerry Brown.  The manufacturer was Rimol. While in the end, the greenhouse…"
May 1, 2015
Phil Kabza replied to Phil Kabza's discussion Seeking greenhouse / component manufacturer in the group Greenhouses
"Very helpful, Jeremiah. Thank you!"
May 1, 2015
Jeremiah Robinson replied to Phil Kabza's discussion Seeking greenhouse / component manufacturer in the group Greenhouses
"There's a lot that you can find used on craigslist.  If you can find one that's already taken down (or the owners are willing to do so for a fee) you can often get a really great deal. Other than that most people go with FarmTek or…"
May 1, 2015
Phil Kabza added a discussion to the group Greenhouses
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Seeking greenhouse / component manufacturer

We're assisting a client who is planning a 24 by 50 foot educational greenhouse facility. This will be an institutional grade project. We are seeking manufacturers who offer preengineered package greenhouses or greenhouse components who may have an interest in the project. If you know of same, please let us know.See More
May 1, 2015
Phil Kabza replied to Jeff S's discussion Painting/Staining Greenhouse Frame in the group Greenhouses
"You'll want to use a breathable paint that does not trap moisture. Most exterior latex paints meet this requirement. Low-odor/low-VOC formulations have fewer volatile constituents with the potential for outgassing that could affect plants or…"
Sep 12, 2014
Phil Kabza replied to Phil Ruger's discussion green house
"Wood mulch would be a great place for all kinds of bugs to breed inside your greenhouse. I'd stay with the bare concrete slab. Perhaps seal the cracks with an epoxy concrete crack repair sealant. Consider an epoxy coating if maintaining a clean…"
Apr 4, 2014
Phil Kabza replied to BR's discussion Vi-aqua technology
"I read through the documentation on the Vi-Aqua website. The first thing I noticed was the unusual number of spelling and grammatical errors that would not be expected from a university-based organization. Second, all of the research citations were…"
Sep 2, 2013
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You are what you eat. So are plants. Trace nutrient question.

While continuing to plan an AP installation, I've also been doing some study of vegetables and nutrient content. An issue related to the quality of nutrients in vegetables is the quality of the soil in which they are grown. Nutrient depletion is a concern that has been raised when discussing how much of what vitamins and other phytonutrients the vegetables available in conventional grocery stores in the US really have. Increasingly convincing arguments appear that address how important the…See More
Jul 14, 2013
Phil Kabza replied to Vickie Lusby's discussion Rabbits & Chickens
Jul 14, 2013
Phil Kabza replied to Phil Kabza's discussion HOAs and greenhouse in new construction in the group Greenhouses
"Update:  Progress:  We've purchased an existing house in the development. Architectural committee is good with the sketches I've shown of the cart garage-to-greenhouse conversion. Next will be getting the building code official…"
Jul 4, 2013
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Jul 4, 2013
Paul Braun replied to Phil Kabza's discussion Greenhouse glazing and UV filtering in the group Greenhouses
"Hi Phil, Deglas Alltop Acrylic panels are available with or without UV transmittance...   http://greenhouse.roughbros.com/item/acrylic/tegories-glazing-acrylic-deglas-alltop-acylic-16mm/deglas-alltop-acylic-16mm available in clear UV…"
Jun 18, 2013
Phil Kabza replied to Phil Kabza's discussion Greenhouse glazing and UV filtering in the group Greenhouses
"I love this forum! Here I am a building product researcher and I didn't think of ETFE until suggested by k edmonds. Below are a couple of links for those interested. At first glance, application of ETFE film to residential scale greeenhouses is…"
Jun 15, 2013

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At 11:11pm on August 16, 2012, Sylvia Bernstein said…

Welcome Phil!

 

Thanks for joining the Aquaponic Gardening community!  I hope you find it a fun place to explore aquaponics.  There is a real blend of experienced and new aquapons in this community, so please don’t hesitate to get in there and start asking questions.  Everyone is quite happy to help out new members--no question is too basic. 

 

A great place to start is to read the “How to Use This Site” link on the upper right corner, “Start Here” section of the Home page.  You might also find the “Aquaponic Gardening Rules of Thumb” guidelines helpful.

 

Please participate and check in with us every day!  We are constantly posting news about aquaponics and the good food movement.

 

Thanks again for joining us, and I look forward to getting to know you.

 

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