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The Spotless Garden; New York Times Aquaponics Features Farm in a Box

The Spotless Garden By MICHAEL TORTORELLO Published: February 17, 2010 Interested in aquaponics, but not ready to make it a life calling? No problem. An Atlanta company called Earth Solutions now sells kits online, on Amazon.com and the Home Depot’s Web site. Called Farm in a Box, they range in price from $268 to $3,000, … Continue reading

Patio PeePonics

Ginger lillies love water and they’re digging aquaponics as you can see in this 10 gallon Farm in a Box. There are no fish however, as the sole nutrient source is 2 cups per week is urine. Around here we call it ‘PeePonics’. You can learn more by searching for “PeePeePonics” or “UrinePonics.”   In Atlanta temperatures have been 90’s every day, high … Continue reading

Earth Solutions explores aquaponics with its Farm in a Box™

Visit EarthSolutions.com Earth Solutions explores the future of farming with its Farm in a Box™. The buzz started last spring in Cabbagetown as Dr. Dave, began exploring a new type of organic gardening in his backyard, aquaponics. “It was on the front porch so neighbors who heard the water and saw the rain barrels and … Continue reading

Our Solution: Farm in a Box™

Farm In A Box Having studied the different systems being marketed around the world, our product development group at Earth Solutions has created pleasing designs for indoors and out, making aquaponics accessible to everyone. Placed in educational settings, next to a home window or in public spaces the Farm in a Box gives but an … Continue reading

Farm in a Box™ Aquaponic FAQs – Plant Info

How do I add plants to the system? Plants may be added by either directly seeding, clippings, divided root stock, seedlings or transplanting larger plants. Each is very effective. Direct seeding is even practical for sprouting sunflower seeds or raising wheat grass. Clippings may be taken from other plants, just below the knuckle of green, … Continue reading

Farm in a Box™ Aquaponic FAQs – Maintenance and Use

What are some reasons why my water may be murky? The rocks may not have been  properly cleaned. Feeding fish too much may cause murky water. You’ll know if you fed too much if they don’t eat everything you’ve fed them within half an  hour. Too much light exposure on water causes algae to build … Continue reading

Farm in a Box™ Aquaponic FAQs – Fish Info

What’s the poop on fish selection for the Farm in a Box™ with glass tanks? For aesthetics, goldfish and tropical aquarium are popular in small systems. One may argue against goldfish and tropicals as they are not indigenous to our water systems and if by chance they end up in a lake or stream then … Continue reading

Where’s the Buzz? Saving the Bees with Aquaponic Gardening

Where’s the Buzz? Saving the Bees with Aquaponic Gardening   For many backyard gardeners, the familiar sight of honeybees buzzing about the blossoms has been troublingly absent in recent years. Since 2006, a mysterious syndrome called colony collapse disorder (CCD) has taken a heavy toll on bee populations around the world. Though they have many … Continue reading

Floating Water Gardens of Cabbagetown

Aquaponics create food, support biodiversity and offer a learning opportunity to teach children the essence of nature. Continue reading

Earth Solutions visits an Earthship. At a meeting like this, expect to see flying saucers.

Aquaponics in an Earthship? The future is now. Continue reading

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