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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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Aquaponics is So EASY: Plant, Harvest and Feed the Fish

Portable Farms Aquaponics Systems

Aquaponics is So EASY: Plant, Harvest and Feed the Fish – by Colle and Phyllis Davis Aquaponics is a balance of water, fish, plants and bacteria. A balance of these four components is what makes a successful aquaponics system. The tilapia fish in Portable Farms® Aquaponics Systems are healthy. Our plants grow to maturation and ripeness …

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Cheap Aquaponics “Startup Fish”

Cheap Aquaponics “Startup Fish” – by Colle and Phyllis Davis “Can we use goldfish or crayfish or something besides tilapia in our backyard aquaponics system?” This is a frequently asked question and prompted a conversation with a new ‘aquaponist’ at my local Home Depot store which has prompted me to make a list of the …

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Vertical Growing in Aquaponics

Vertical Growing in Aquaponics– by Colle and Phyllis Davis TRELLIS ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS  IN THIS POST. Every inch of space in an aquaponics tray is high-value ‘real estate’ for growing food. Unlike ‘dirt gardens,’ there’s no room for plants to spread their luscious leaves, vines and blossoms across a large area as they mature to produce food. …

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Marijuana Growing in Aquaponics – Part 3

Marijuana Growing in Aquaponics – Part 3 By Colle and Phyllis Davis  Read our Three-Part Series on Marijuana Growing in Aquaponics Marijuana Growing in Aquaponics – Part 1 Marijuana Growing in Aquaponics – Part 2 Marijuana Growing in Aquaponics – Part 3   We devote our final article in this three-part series focused on growing …

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Marijuana Growing in Aquaponics – Part 2 

Marijuana Growing in Aquaponics – Part 2 By Colle and Phyllis Davis  Read our Three-Part Series on Marijuana Growing in Aquaponics Marijuana Growing in Aquaponics – Part 1 Marijuana Growing in Aquaponics – Part 2 Marijuana Growing in Aquaponics – Part 3   Marijuana flowering buds  (cannabis), hemp plant. This article will show you the …

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FISH POOP IS NOT ENOUGH!

FISH POOP IS NOT ENOUGH! – by Colle and Phyllis Davis For more information and to  order FF Mineral Rock Dust: CLICK HERE. (Ships from San Diego, California) Our Fish Friendly Mineral Rock Dust gives your aquaponics system a HEALTHY KICK for growing health plants and fish without the use of chemicals: – Iron – Magnesium …

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The Commercial Aquaponics Farmer

The Commercial Aquaponics Farmer by Colle and Phyllis Davis To read more about Commercial Aquaponics: CLICK HERE. We encourage you to install one single 5 x 40 or 6 x 32 or 200 sq ft aquaponics module that feeds eight people. This will give you a chance to experiment with growing food and caring for …

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BUZZ Pollination with an Electric Toothbrush!

Buzz Pollination with an Electric Toothbrush? WOW!– by Colle and Phyllis Davis Buzz pollination works extremely well for blossoms for indoor growing. After all, there are no bees, bugs or insects inside a greenhouse (hopefully) to aid in pollination. And it’s also important to install small fans to move the air to help move for …

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Wasabi Lettuce? In Aquaponics? YES! YES! YES!

Wasabi Lettuce by Colle and Phyllis Davis It’s NOT really called Wasabi Lettuce. That’s not the real name of this incredibly delicious, delightful, peppery and tasty green, but ‘wasabi lettuce’ is what we call it when we point it out to the people on tours at the Portable Farms’® Research and Development Center. When they are …

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