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Energy-Saving Devices for Aquaponics in Cold Climates

New Energy-Saving Devices for Aquaponics in Cold Climates – by Colle and Phyllis Davis We receive many inquiries from people who live in very COLD climates who ask us, “Does aquaponics work in cold climates?” And our answer is always, “YES IT DOES! In fact, it’s actually easier to heat a greenhouse than it is …

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Think Ahead for Winter Growing

The Happy Portable Farmer, Colle Davis (aka The Fish Whisperer), Inventor, with a single head of lettuce from one of his own Portable Farmsâ„¢ Aquaponics Systems that was grown in only 40 days. This is an unretouched photo.

Winter Growing in Aquaponics– by Colle and Phyllis Davis Yes, you can grow a variety of crops YEAR ROUND in aquaponics in acclimatized greenhouses if you install grow lights for use during winter months to extend the light of the day. In order to grow food you need six hours of direct sunlight per day …

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Growing Food in Grocery Bags

Growing Food in Grocery Bags – Colle and Phyllis Davis Free tutorial to grow food to feed your family. Affordable and Fun! If you’ve been following our theme this summer, we’ve been offering alternatives to aquaponics to grow food to feed your family with  AFFORDABLE AND SIMPLE methods. CLICK HERE TO SEE  THE FREE TUTORIAL …

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Teach Your Daughter Aquaponics

TEACH YOUR DAUGHTER AQUAPONICS– by Colle and Phyllis Davis Besides all the love and attention you currently lavish on her, what else can you teach this joyful addition to your life  – – this legacy to your genes, to insure her health and survival? Can you do anything differently than your parents did for you …

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Keep pH BELOW 7.2 in Aquaponics

Nutrient Absorption Occurs BELOW 7.2 pH– by Colle and Phyllis Davis If the pH gets too near or above 7.2 in your Portable Farms® Aquaponics System’s Fish Tank, your plants cannot absorb the nutrients in the system and creates a NUTRIENT SHUTDOWN and your plants will begin to wither, show systems of leaf curl, begin to yellow, have …

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Rent a Greenhouse for a One Year Return-on-Investment

Rent a Greenhouse for a One Year Return-on-Investment – by Colle and Phyllis Davis Rent a greenhouse instead of building one for your commercial aquaponics system and get a one year return on your investment. In Southern California (obviously, a biased sampling) the cost to lease a greenhouse of 25,000 to 75,000 sq ft is from …

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Aquaponics Food Tastes Great! GROW YOUR OWN

Aquaponics Food Tastes Great! GROW YOUR OWN– by Colle and Phyllis Davis   Eight Green Bean plants grown in a Portable Farm yielding 200 green beans six weeks after planting. Isn’t it time to simplify your life and enjoy quality time and food? Globally, self-sufficiency is becoming main stream in 2020 as individuals and communities …

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Here is The Difference Between Hydroponics and Aquaponics

Here is The Difference Between Hydroponics and Aquaponics– by Colle and Phyllis Davis A commercial aquaponics system creates immediate jobs and food for semi-skilled people trained in less than a week. Permanent full-time jobs and year round food production in three months in greenhouses or warehouse. Grows pesticide free food, table vegetables and fish, raised …

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Basil is a High-Value Crop for Aquaponics

Phyllis Davis harvesting fresh delicious basil from Portable Farms Aquaponics System Basil – A High-Value Crop for Aquaponics by Colle and Phyllis Davis Basil is a high-value crop for aquaponics. It is enjoyed as a fresh-leaf herb on meats and vegetables, prepared in sauces such as pesto, or dried and used in many recipes in …

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Free Visual Tutorial to Build an Above-Ground Vegetable Tub Garden

Colle Davis, inventor, Portable Farms Aquaponics Systems Grow Food in an Above Ground (movable) Tub This page offers (free) suggestions and a visual tutorial for building an above-ground garden, often referred to as a raised bed.  In the past 24 hours, June 15, 2020, Colle and I have built a small raised-bed garden to show …

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