"right on Vlad !.. im with you on the terminology ..and loss of integrity in the organic labeling issue.
Josh, I too apologize for the thread jack.. but i take every available opportunity to benefit from Vlad's input.. we all do :-)
"Personally I gave up on "organic" in favor of "natural" meaning found naturally in nature. Someday I am going to post the contents of an ongoing file I have titled "Vlad's Wisdom". With Vlad's permission and…"
"Thanks Jim. Great advice! I'll post it on the blog if you don't mind.
I don't think I need to heat the greenhouse even at -20, at least not for spinach, which is all I grow in winter. If I had supplemental lighting…"
"Wallyworld puts their 6 foot "swim noodles" on sale for .75 to 1.00 this time of year and they have about a 1" hole. (some have smaller center holes so ck that and don't assume. I have only found the larger ones at WWorld and…"
"I think the problem is the price of the AquaOrganic. Looks like you're spending $4/lb shipped. What about Skretting? I believe I paid $27 for a 40lb bag, and $20 for shipping - just slightly over a buck a pound. Even cheaper would be picking up…"
"Jeff, I am so sorry. I never saw your question till just now.
NO there is no connection between fish tanks. That is a drain that is only opened to drain one or two tanks at a time out on the ground. The ball valves that come with your IBCs are…"
"Last winter I built a "batch" (aka "breadbox") solar water heater for my small aquaponics system. By the time it was complete, the weather had warmed up enough that I didn't need to use it for very long, so I…"
"Thanks for the input.
Glenn- The melon plants are grown in a greenhouse. There is plenty of sun light. They are in growbeds filled with Hydroton. The plants have been growing since late April. The fruit grows to about an inch to an inch and a…"
Coastview Aquaponics is no longer in business. After the birth of my son I was forced to go back to construction work which slowly came back here in Hawaii. I had to pay the ransom to the f@@$%^%$@oles at the bank who held my mortgage…"