How to save water is a growing challenge. There are water shortages world wide. Hydroponics is one way to save up to 85% of the water it takes to grow our food. I have met some Great people who are sharing many great ways to save water.
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Hydroponics, is it the answer to thriving during drought? Many farmers say yes. Here in Colorado, as well as Texas and other states we have gone through a long drought. I had the opportunity to speak with Johnathon Wood from Majestic Hydrogardening this last weekend. Meet Johnathon Wood Johnathon has been involved with hydroponics… Read more »
You move into a brand-new house. Go to the faucet and turn on the water. The water looks dirty and smells like a bottle of chlorine filled with dirt. What do you do? City water has to meet certain standards. As the water sits in the lines, it can grow bacteria. That is where a… Read more »
What is the Life Cycle of Aquaponics? That is a great question. There is a basic formula for the life cycle of aquaponics. You have a fish tank, can be small or large. You need the correct amount of fish You will need a grow bed for your plants A water pump An oxygenator for… Read more »
In cold climates, with aquaponics? In cold weather, even some commercial greenhouses go into hibernation for the winter. Here are some challenges to overcome” How do I keep the greenhouse warm enough to grow vegetation? How large of a tank do I need to keep the greenhouse warm enough? Do I use a tank heater… Read more »
Are you researching to add commercial aquaponics business to your farm? There is a lot of information to be discovered that eventually even brings about more questions. Who do you talk to? Where do you go without spending days, weeks months or years deciding if this is the answer for you? I was recently in… Read more »