Category: Aquaponics

Origins of Aquaponics

Origins of Aquaponics – by Colle and Phyllis Davis Portable Farms® Aquaponics Systems are easier and more productive than dirt gardening or traditional agriculture and uses less water, less electricity and less labor than any other aquaponics system in the world. Please note that aquaponics does not grow ‘field crops’ such as rice, wheat, corn or …

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Cost and Operations of An Aquaponics System

Cost and Operations of an Aquaponics System by Colle and Phyllis Davis READ THE ENTIRE AQUAPONICS COURSE OUTLINE: CLICK HERE. The majority of daily tasks include planting, harvesting and feeding the fish. Repeat the next day. There are two assumptions that will be made here regarding the operations for a backyard aquaponics system: 1) your …

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Is Aquaponics in City Centers in the Future?

Is Aquaponics in City Centers in the Future? By Colle and Phyllis Davis According to Food Empowerment Project, Food Deserts in inner-cities make it difficult for many to source and purchase fresh food. “Food deserts can be described as geographic areas where residents’ access to affordable, healthy food options (especially fresh fruits and vegetables) is …

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MAKE BIG MONEY Selling Cucumbers Grown in Portable Farms

PatioPonics Portable Farm Cucumbers Harvested February 9, 2012

  MAKE BIG MONEY Selling Cucumbers Grown in Portable Farmsby Colle and Phyllis Davis MAKE BIG MONEY Selling Cucumbers Grown in Portable Farms. Cucumbers are delicious in salads, as a side dish garnished with vinegar and spices, as part of a refreshing addition to a relish tray or even sliced and served on a sandwich! …

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Grow and Sell Food with Commercial Aquaponics

Grow and Sell Food with Commercial Aquaponics  by Colle and Phyllis Davis Becoming a commercial aquaponics farmer requires the technology information, plans, the permits, site preparation, the inspections, the ordering of the greenhouse and the thousands of small and large steps all of which are necessary. But once started on the site development and the …

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12-Month Aquaponics Gardening in a Lean-to Greenhouse

12-Month Aquaponics Gardening in a Lean-to Greenhouse By Colle and Phyllis Davis People are contacting us regarding 12-month aquaponics gardening in a lean-to greenhouse built next to their house. This article addresses the answers to their questions. The ideal location to for your aquaponics installation may or may not be where you want to build …

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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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