"i've heard of a few of us not being successful with squashes in AP. I read that if the flowers aren't pollinated on time the flowers may die or the harvest won't grow large at all. here is an excellent article i found that…"
"Jeremiah, what do you think of this greenhouse design? I came across it while dreaming of creating something like it on my parent's land in Door County. I'm not thinking of the "rooftop" aspect, but more just the "bucky…"
"I'm using Hydroton and in my smaller tanks I have a problem with low PH. Again I don't worry too much about that either because the ammonia stays higher and the low PH makes it ammonium. This is my first summer with veggies so I'm…"
"Jeff- I run a hybrid system and because I must break it down every fall (I live in Central Wisconsin and don't YET have my greenhouse built) I don't worry much about my water pH unless it rises around 7.8
We have naturally acidic…"
"Adam, i have to sift the granite to get all the limestone dust and fine bits of granite out of it..
the hydroton, if affordable would be good... i pay $21 / yard for the granite.. delivered. so its a no brainer for us.
the ideal ratio is 2:1 ..but…"
"Jeff, the pH can stay high as far as I know.. mine is around 7.8 this year and doing fine.. if you have a strong biology, your plants will get the iron and mag they need.
if you use Greensand or Actino iron, you shouldnt have any issues.
"Personally, we are turning to aquaponics out of desperation. My answer may not count because I am just in start-up mode and not yet actually growing aquaponically.
Big AG is forcing us into it.
GMO proliferation of the food chain and…"
"Because I believed it was the best way to grow food, but the wild claims of 4 times the yield proved to be a lie.
I have been there and done that. I might even return completely to soil based gardening because it does not rely on pumps and…"
I would like to talk to someone in San Antonio Texas that can help me with my new aquatic system. I am starting and trying to balance the system before adding fish. Also, where can I purchase Mozambique Tilapa?See More
"I am a very DIY person and so is my family, I like the aspect of being self reliant. I learned & raised parrots for 20 years and created a business around them. I learned and started raising miniature horses since 1999.…"