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Sunday, April 17, 2011

The Saga of a dead Laptop

For the first time since I moved to Laptops, I got a blue screen of death and it really was DEATH to the laptop. Fortunately I had my trusty External HDD backup. Man, I now know how important that backup is. For me, it's 200gb of space well invested.

Now to work:-

Aquaponics Classes
Event Details
Time: May 15, 2011 from 11:30am to 5:30pm
Location: Springfield Botanical Center
Street: Scenic Ave
City/Town: Springfield,MO
Event Description
Aquaponics is the combination of aquaculture and hydroponics. In aquaponics, you grow fish and plants together in one integrated, soilless system. The fish waste provides a food source for the plants and the plants provide a natural filter for the water the fish live in.

                 
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Gardens celebrate solar power
WHILE plants have long known the secrets of converting sunlight into energy, humans it seems are catching up at last.
Lismore Community Garden has just gone solar and will “solarbrate” this Saturday at its Brewster Street site with a public open day.
Lismore Mayor and long-time supporter Jenny Dowell will open proceedings



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Basic Aquaponics Systems
Posted on April 6, 2011 by Jennifer Dsouza
If you are the type of grower who’s constantly searching for something that is informative, then you should read this article about “aquaponics”. Aquaponics is essentially a type of hydroponics and it acts as a great controlling measure to protect the environment from the harmful effects of a few substances which pollute the environment. It’s principally a perfect combination of aquaculture and hydroponics.




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Bathtub Aquaponics Kit
This kit has everything you need to build a thriving aquaponic system out of two recycled bathtubs!
Includes the following
    Murray Hallam's 10 page step-by-step set of instructions to guide you.  Fully illustrated, 4 color PDF takes you through the job in detail.
    Bell siphon, complete with Media Guard
    800 GPH submersible pump
    All the fittings, tubing and bulkheads you will need
At full retail price the 19 components in this kit would cost OVER $170 and take hours and hours to source and assemble! We've done all the frustrating work so you don't have to!



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From Yahoo Answers:
I have been looking into aquaponics however, my mother doesn't want to set up a system in our backyard?
We have an urban garden in our backyard and I was considering bringing the idea of aquaponics with tilapia to the...

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Breeding Farm Animals Brings Hope For Poor In ECER
Under Agropolitant project in ECER, animal breeding brings hope to 100 poor families in Batu 8, Mukim Bebar, Pekan, Pahang. Pic: Zulfaidi MuhammadBy Kamarul Irwan Alias
PEKAN, April 8 (Bernama) -- A new agropolitant project in Batu 8, under the Bebar sub district here, has been started to...
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Cylburn Aquaponics Farm

University · Baltimore, Maryland

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Tomato Seedlings at Four Weeks

Sow-a-long Update
It’s been four weeks since the “sow a long” seeds were sown and the seedlings are coming along just fine.
All five Tumbling Toms are now in their own 3 inch pots and have been given their first feed. Feeding isn’t essential if they are in good quality compost, but ...
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Fight Aging With Every Meal
By Letitia L. Star

Chickweed is traditionally used to tame coughs and hoarseness, but this native southern European he...
Protect Your Bones with Herbs
Reducing your chances of osteoporosis is as easy as digesting sage, rosemary and thyme. The common ...
Healthy Workday Lunches: Healthy Oatmeal-Cinnamon Cookies
 Make these nutritious, satisfying recipes at home, then take them along for all day sustenance. ...
From Our Bookshelf: Why Marjoram and Oregano are Superfoods
Discover why sweet marjoram, pot marjoram, and oregano is considered a powerful superfood.
Herb Basics: Best Herbal Extracts
Find out whether the best herbal extracts are fresh or dried....
Melt-in-your-mouth dark chocolate. It’s just one of many superfoods that can help fight the effects of aging so you look and feel your best, no matter...

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Foraging For Food Fundamentals
These aren't the Ten Commandments, but they are some well-learned guidelines for safety and mindfulness in the wild:
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Razor Sharp Tools in Less Than Three Minutes
By Steve Maxwell
Canadas Handiest ManIt might seem too good to be true, but there really is a way to quickly put a razor-sharp edge on chisels, planes, knives and carving tools. It only takes a minute or two, and it doesn’t demand a lot of skill. That’s a good thing because no matter how fancy and effective power tools get, hand tools are still an indispensable part of home maintenance and workshop success.

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North Haven Educators Aspire to Replicate Herring Gut ModelOn March 24th North Haven Community School principal Barney Hallowell, science teacher Kyle Wasko, and ninth grade student Ethan visited Herring Gut to discuss installing an aquaponics system at their school on North Haven. 
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School Curriculums - Aquaponics.com
Nelson and Pade, Inc offers aquaponic systems, aquaponic equipment, aquaponic supplies, information, workshops and training in aquaponics.
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Commerical Aquaponics
Date: May 14th and 15
Course Description:
This workshop is focused on the various aspects of medium to large scale aquaponics food production in a deep water culture or raft style system.
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How the aquaponics farm works
Graphic: How the aquaponics farm works. ct-biz-0410-aquaponics-gfc.eps-20110410. ( Tribune, Tribune / April 8, 2011 ) ...


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VIDEO: Aquaponics alive, growing in former Case plow factory
Joe and Johanna Heineman of Bristol have created an aquaponics operation inside a former J.I. Case Co. plow factory just outside of Downtown Racine.


There we go my friend, I hope there is enough there for a few days.

Be Back Soon

Take Care
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