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Saturday, August 21, 2010

If you knew zucchinis'like I know Zucchinis'

Zucchini, a small summer squash, is botanically a fruit. However, in gastronomic terms, it is considered to be a vegetable. Though you can avail zucchini throughout the year, the best ones appear during late spring....More...



I have had my aquaponics system running since January. Most of the plants (tomatoes, eggplants, basil, pawpaw, spinach, lettuce) are doing well. The zucchini plants look healthy and have plently...




In the bottom grow bed, we have tomatoes, strawberries, lettuce, corn, baby carrots, zucchini seedlings, squash seedlings, oregano, brown onions, rhubarb, spinach and oregano.More...





Pelletised rations, specially formulated for native freshwater fish, are available from fodder stores. We supplement the pellets with duckweed and Black Soldier fly larvae.More...http://www.microponics.net.au/?p=197 

Gary and his wife Toni have had success in growing lettuce, spinach, tomatoes, cucumbers, zucchini, beetroot, spring onions, celery, artichokes and capsicums in the grow beds. The system is large enough to provide a large proportion of their fish and vegetable needs.More...http://fote.org.au/post/2009/01/19/FOTE-Members-Using-Aquaponics.aspx

I was surprised to see rosemary growing happily aquaponically. Everyone always says it’s a great drought-tolerant plant, and that it hates to get its feet wet. John explained that it’s not so much the water that plants like rosemary can’t handle, as the More...




The plant was growing beyond the capacity of his 1 foot deep grow bed. Murray had to use timber support beams to keep the tree upright.More...

Tme to close the book - and  my eyelids...See you soon
Ozzie

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