"Socal has some issues along with not very many people are growing their own food but there are many areas that don't allow certain fish. Even if you live in an area that allow fish it looks like for 800.00 you can obtain a…"
"Am now using a double layer of corrugated polypropylene as I talked about doing in my last post: white on top of black. Seems to have entirely eliminated algae. Double thickness is of course stronger than a single layer, which is…"
I have not invested in a cooling system yet but I am using shade cloth, just completed the install yesterday. I have partially shaded the screenhouse, to shade the plants during the hottest times of the day. I will give an update in a…"
"FWIW be very cautious using grass clippings from neighbors. Make sure they are NOT using Round-Up or any other toxic chemicals on their lawns. Your compost should be organic from the get go.
On another note we are down to a 2 person household as the…"
"... "...a cap full of seaweed extract a day...a teaspoon of Fe-chelate per week..."?!?
If you don't mind me asking...how did you come to decide that those were the amounts that you should be dosing? "
Iron is a micro-nutrient and is only required in small amounts. The average for AP is 2ppm per system water volume. Adding too much can cause lockout for other minerals and even cause them to precipitate out of the system resulting in…"
"I'm in the Phoenix Arizona Desert area.
Regarding bright sunny days:
We must must use shade cloth during the summer months to keep the plants from burning leaves during the intense solar radiation between 10:00 and 4:00. I…"