I found this on another site and found it intriguing, so I want to pass this along. I plan to look at build a smaller scale one this Winter assuming the group does not freeze solid. I will try and keep this updated.
Posted on November 18, 2011 at 10:48am — 2 Comments
When we lived in MN, we had a friend who ran a little food store that focused on local food and she decided to setup an aquaponics setup for growing greens in her store. When we moved to Colorado, we decided to do the same at our home since we have fish. Here are the pictures of the initial setup we started on 1/25/11…
Posted on February 5, 2011 at 3:31pm — 1 Comment
In our efforts to reduce our water consumption, we have been looking at replacing our old 1.6 gallon flush toilet with a dual flush model, but both the financial and environmental costs have been a blocking issue. On a recent trip to Home Depot to get some materials for our new herb bed, I noticed a dual flush retro-fit kit from Hydro-right and after reading about it, I decided to give it a try.
My toilet is a Mansfield brand, which is an oddity in how the seal and ballcock…Continue
Posted on December 15, 2010 at 10:05am
Heilsa, Fellow Transitioners,
I was reading a great article in _Colorado_Gardener_ for thier harvest edition on school gardens which in and of itself is a great transition idea. They had some nice pictures of raised beds with framing, which I assume is used for either plant protection and/or climbing, which were made of pvc (yes, I know,…
Posted on October 19, 2010 at 6:30pm — 7 Comments