I want to share this comment from Chris Smith who has an Aquaponic farm in Hawaii. He definitely feels that the USDA Certification is too expensive, and too intrusive in our lives as farmers. After the comment he made about it was like doing your own taxes, it shows the difficulty without some legal advice… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Organic Gardening
Worm Composting, Fish Poop and Sustainable Gardening, What?
Worm Composting, Fish Poop and Sustainable Gardening, What? With all of the new terms and names coming and going in our society, most people can see the combination of worm composting and sustainable gardening. But Fish poop from aquaculture, that usually gets a reaction of EWWW! How about you, what does the term fish poop… Read more »
When Do I Use Grow Lights for Indoor Plants?
When Do I Use Grow Lights for Indoor Plants? I am just starting my Aquaculture system, and am using both aquaponics and hydroponics together. I want to grow the plants in a hydroponic environment inside close to the aquaponic system that I am building. However, the place that I have available will not get a… Read more »
Small Scale Farming: How Do I Get Started?
Are you tired of the rat race and you wonder how can I get started with small scale farming? More and more people are looking to get away from their high pressure jobs, and they fantasize about living the life of small scale farming. They can experience the joy of waking up in the morning,… Read more »
How Do You Grow An Aloe Vera Plant?
Growing an Aloe Vera plant can be really easy or hard depending on your environment. In this article you will learn the basic things that you need to know to grow an Aloe Vera Plant. I live in southern California and Aloe Vera plants spring up from the ground with ease. We have them in… Read more »
What Do I Need to Know About Growing Tomato Plants in Hot Weather?
What do I need to know about Growing Tomato Plants in Hot Weather? We are experiencing extreme high temperatures here in Colorado. It can cause havoc with the tomato plants, it is a matter of providing what they need to survive and thrive. If you live in an area that is always hot, you can… Read more »