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Bill to Allow Aquaponics with Tilapia in New Mexico

Bill to Allow Aquaponics with Tilapia in New Mexico

With the growing awareness and support behind aquaponics gardening, more people are trying to introduce it in their day to day lives. In many places there are laws in place to keep them from growing certain species of fish, in many cases Tilapia or different types of Tilapia. Although the laws are generally in place […]

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Nine of nature’s most powerful traditional multi-use remedies

Nine of nature’s most powerful traditional multi-use remedies

BY: Ethan A. Huff | Natural News (NaturalNews) Herbal medicine has been around for centuries, and it just so happens to have a much more comprehensive track record of success than conventional medicine, which more often than not comes with nasty side effects. And while it may not serve the interests of the pharmaceutical cartel, […]

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WAKE UP AND LIVE

WAKE UP AND LIVE

Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) Colony collapse disorder (CCD) is a phenomenon in which worker bees from a beehive or European honey bee colony abruptly disappear. While such disappearances have occurred throughout the history of apiculture, and were known by various names (disappearing disease, spring dwindle, May disease, autumn collapse, and fall dwindle disease), the syndrome […]

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Aquaponics Technology

Aquaponics Technology

The practice of Aquaponic farming is not a new technology, it dates back to the Aztecs, but recently it has has been re-discovered. Aquaponic farming combines the techniques of Aquaculture (fish farming) and Hydroponics (plants grown in water) to create the most sustainable food production system on earth. The system works by using a type […]

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Raising Tilapia

Raising Tilapia

Tilapia (pronounced /təˌlɑpiə/) is the common name for nearly a hundred species of cichlid fishes from the tilapiine cichlid tribe. Tilapias inhabit a variety of fresh and, less commonly, brackish water habitats from shallow streams and ponds through to rivers, lakes, and estuaries. Most tilapias are omnivorous with a preference for soft aquatic vegetation and […]

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Applied Aquaponics

Applied Aquaponics

Applied Aquaponics is indeed our inspiration. They are doing exactly what we see doing and have help us to realize that our vision and dream are realities. The Casa De Esperanza project was a large aquaponics project installed at a home for battered women and children just outside Ensanada, BC. They combined the simple aquaponics […]

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Organic Growing

Organic Growing

What is growing organically? It depends upon who you talk to. The simple answer is, that organic gardeners only use animal or vegetable fertilizers rather than synthetics. It also means natural pest control devoid of industrial insecticides. In other words, using natural substances and beneficial insects to ward off pests. It is a philosophy that […]

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Organic Soil – Compost

Organic Soil – Compost

As we all know that many people are adopting organic gardening rather going for the traditional forms of gardening. Soil plays most important part in any form of gardening. If you are trying to grow your organic garden then you must use a soil which is rich in minerals and nutrients. Most of the soils […]

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Organic Farming

Organic Farming

Organic farming is the form of agriculture that relies on techniques such as crop rotation, green manure, compost and biological pest control to maintain soil productivity and control pests on a farm. Organic farming excludes or strictly limits the use of manufactured fertilizers and pesticides, plant growth regulators such as hormones, livestock antibiotics, food additives, […]

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Vermicomposting Worm Tea

Vermicomposting Worm Tea

So what, you may ask, is vermicomposting and how does it work? Well, “vermi” is the Latin word for worm, and worms like to feed on slowly decomposing organic materials (e.g., vegetable scraps). The “end” product, called castings, is full of beneficial microbes and nutrients, and makes a great plant fertilizer. So, vermicomposting is the […]

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