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Friday, December 17, 2010

FRIDAY 17th DECEMBER 2010



Well we are in the middle of what could be one of the stories of the century and this is WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his release on bail and what is going to be THE ongoing saga. But meanwhile we have our own Internet developments to deal with. So........ Here we goooooo.....


"IN AUGUST 2006 FRUITA 8/9 SCHOOL OPENED. AS NEW CONSTRUCTION, IT WAS BUILT "FOR COMFORT" AND WASN'T NECESSARILY EVER CONSIDERED TO BE ENERGY STAR QUALIFIABLE. HOWEVER, AFTER THREE YEARS OF GIFTED AND TALENTED STUDENTS EFFORTS COMBINED WITH AN ENERGY AUDIT AND CORRECTIONS, FRUITA 8/9 BECAME ENERGY STAR QUALIFIED ON MARCH 31, 2010.
Colorado Aquaponics is conserving water is by growing greens like basil and lettuce in the same container as fish. They both thrive together. The nutrients..... "

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From Growing Organic Food, "Help! Why do leaves curl at the tip?

Does anyone know why baby/young leaves curl in an Aquaponics system? Or just curl in general??"

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Next, I made mention of the Disney Grants a short time ago. Now this report. 

ECOLIFE wins Disney grant to build farm in Cameroon

One of two aquaponics systems operated by ECOLIFE, a local nonprofit group.
/ Courtesy of ECOLIFE
One of two aquaponics systems operated by ECOLIFE, a local nonprofit group.
Escondido-based conservation group ECOLIFE has secured funding from Disney to build an unusual farm in Cameroon that combines growing fish and vegetables in a system that recirculates water...

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Saturday, December 11, 2010


The end of the experiment

Some discussion first of the effect of the big rains we have had recently . Basically we have had a very wet season

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From Afnan....

Asparagus Update - 11th Dec 2010

Transplant most of the Asparagus to growbed after the first survived 4th Dec ordeal. Left a few in nursery gravel bed and I'll wait and see what happen....


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From 120 things....

Aquaponics - Duckweed growth rate

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I hadn't noticed my duckweed growing, because I tend not to notice such things. But when you compare two photos taken a week apart, i....

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Now for something quite exciting, and make sure you take note of the time from setup to harvest, WOW....

Aquaponic Bananas

Don’t they say it takes 14 months to get fruit from a banana? Well apparently my Aquaponics system and my banana plant didn’t read that book....

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What is Aquaponics?

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Aquaponics is a relatively new approach to food production that cultivates fish and plants in a symbiotic relationship. The OrganicNation.tv crew traveled to Flanagan, Illinois where Myles Harston of AquaRanch Industries has been working with aquaponics 1992.....

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 Permaculture and Aquaponics
Perhaps I should mention that one of my primary goals in beginning my aquaponics venture is to include permaculture into the mix.
My ultimate goal is to take the full-boat permaculture course from Permaculture Visions in Australia, but in the meantime....

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 Next, Here is a bit of a giggle from Murray Hallums' Forum about people who live in or come from Canada

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From the "Place Where PDF's Live" a plethera of Pdfs' for your enjoyment and edification....

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From "Aquaponic-Farm.com"
What is Aquaponics
The simple explanation:? You have a fish and you have the plant (s). The plant will live in some kind of container similar to what you can expect normal (except for not using the land you used to). The fish live in a different container. The plant to get this water from.....

Aquaponics - Decorate Your House With Growing Vegetables

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Grow Fish and Vegetables in Your Garage With Aquaponics

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Aquaponics - The New QWay of Growing Plants - Fast

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Basic Things You Need to Know About Aquaponics

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There we go - All done for now
Take Care
OZZIE

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