Tag Archives: seedlings

Beauty and the Beasts

The world is filled with opposites…good and bad…life and death…plants and bugs. We do our best to embrace nature, love it for what it is, enjoy its beauty, and accept what we can’t change.  But when it comes to our … Continue reading

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Good Plants and Holey Plants

The garden is growing so quickly, so it’s time to post some more photos. The pea plants are beginning to climb the trellis. Many of the greens are almost ready to be harvested… The bean plants are taking over.  It’s … Continue reading

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Slime and Scuds and Giant River Prawn…Oh My!

What is making our garden grow? Slime! Slime has been covering everything in the system…the bottom of the rafts, the bottom and sides of the grow bed, and the inside of the fish tank.  This slime is actually the nitrifying … Continue reading

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Vacuuming The Garden

Have you ever vacuumed your garden? Neither have we…until today. It would have sounded like a crazy idea until we hired a stump-removal service to grind up some stumps near our house, including the remains of a very large Crape … Continue reading

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Plant Growth After Three Weeks

Many of the plants have been in the Aquaponic System for about three weeks now.  They’re growing fairly well considering the system is not quite mature yet. Some newly planted net pots were placed in the system just a few … Continue reading

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Tilapia Are Now In The Aquaponic System

It’s been a busy and fun week. We transferred 12 of the largest Tilapia from the indoor 55-gallon aquarium to the 300-gallon aquaponic fish tank.  I tried to take a picture of them this morning, but they weren’t in the … Continue reading

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Rafts, Net Pots, Air, and Flowers

Yesterday, we started some flowers and more veggies in the aquaponic grow bed.  What a beautiful sight. To prepare for all of these new additions, we drilled 2″ and 3″ holes in three more rafts.  The new raft with 3″ … Continue reading

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