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December 2015 Blog Posts (4)

grow bed liner or sealant

ive started looking into liners for the grow beds. im looking to have grow beds that are 4x50x16''. the liners are expensive though. is there a cheaper alternative or is this something i have to just bite the bullet and do? is there some sort of sealant i can coat the gb with? any help on this would be great. thanks for the input.

Added by Toby Lansdale on December 30, 2015 at 6:56am — 4 Comments

new to aquaponics

ive done some research and watch a bunch of youtube videos on it. i am starting a farm. i was going to go with traditional farming but after looking into aquaponics, it seems stupid to do anything else. im on a very tight budget so im having to think outside the box so to speak. ive got 2 swimming pools coming. 1718 gal each. not sure if i should make both fish tanks or use one as a sump. looking for good ideas for grow beds as well. any help would be great. thanks

Added by Toby Lansdale on December 28, 2015 at 7:46pm — No Comments

Christmas in July...sure.....but What about Strawberries at Christmas !?

Christmas in july... ok sure but what about,

Strawberries for Christmas !?

 

 The other nite i came home from work to find a most pleasant surprise. A pair of bright white



Strawberry flowers !! YAY ! This in the middle of december too! I doubt they will mature in



time for christmas, but it will be nice just the same. I am so happy and feel…

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Added by Chris " Wild Dog " S. on December 10, 2015 at 3:14pm — No Comments

System Update

Well, I installed a 55 gal drum solid filter into my system last night.  Have a lot of green slime on the roots of my DWC plants.  I have decided to not attempt to heat the water or greenhouse this winter if possible.  I did however build a simple black poly solar collector.  Had it installed outside the greenhouse and was getting considerable heat collection from it. Have moved it inside the plastic to attempt to insulate it from the air temp outside but still collect IR heat.  Will let you…

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Added by StevedNETN on December 2, 2015 at 11:22am — No Comments

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