I have been spending more time at the Hacienda Okhra Project trying to get ready for the busy season. We are estimating a production of over 700 heads of lettuce plus another 15 kilos of other veggies i.e., tomatoes, peppers, basil, pickles etc. per week. We hope to increase production and add in an aquaponics
It is pretty cool how things are working out. I was introduced to a guy down here that started his own commercial vegetable production. He is only a couple of seasons into it but already he has an established clientele and operation. Currently he has two green houses and a couple of outdoor shade gardens.
We have been very blessed with our aquaponics system and the continued growth of the fish and the vegetables even through this cooler fall season. One of the first reasons that we set up an aquaponics garden was to help off-set our food costs and to have something edible just in-case we needed it for
With all of the gardens and animals that our family has accumulated over the past few years we have a list of chores that we all do together on Saturday mornings to keep up our little place. The plants need to be watered, the gardens need to be sprayed down to keep the insects and