Category: Portable Farms Aquaponics System

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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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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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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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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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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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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