Posts Tagged ‘agriculture’
Wednesday, January 18th, 2012
A good way to grow your own food in your backyard: Aquaponics gardening. As it combines aquaculture with raise garden beds, Aquaponics gardening uses the natural fertilizers produced by fish and is chemical free.
Basically, the water from the fish tank is recycled by the plants, which remove all the excess nutrients, before returning to the fish tank underneath and being reused to water the plants again.
Maybe the most water efficient way to get fresh vegetables and fishes straight from your backyard.
Check out the full article by clicking on the following link: http://www.treehugger.com/green-food/aquaponics-goes-mainstream-garden-center-dedicated-aquaponic-gardening.html
Tags: agriculture, aquaculture
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