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Harvest Time Fish Fry With Friends

Harvest Time Fish Fry With Friends

We have been very blessed with our aquaponics system and the continued growth of the fish and the vegetables even through this cooler fall..

December 4, 2011 with 0 Comments
Cymbidium Orchids

Cymbidium Orchids

The cymbidium orchids are starting to bloom. The above images is of the first batch this year. Three years ago Lyndsey and I picked up some..

November 20, 2011 with 0 Comments
Fiery Tilapia Taco’s

Fiery Tilapia Taco’s

Yesterday I decided to catch one of our larger tilapias so that I could try out a new recipe. Catching the fish is always an experience,..

September 14, 2011 with 2 Comments
Give Your Children the Gift of Sustainability

Give Your Children the Gift of Sustainability

Do you know what GMO stands for? If you do not you are like most American’s that have no idea what it stands for either. Neither did..

August 1, 2011 with 0 Comments
Saturday Morning Chores

Saturday Morning Chores

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..

July 31, 2011 with 0 Comments

Backyard Garden Update

I shot the following video this morning from our Backyard. We have been crafting around in our spare time working on the aquaponics garden,..

July 13, 2011 with 3 Comments


Recently we have had visits from some Swallowtail Caterpillars that are drawn to our fennel plant in the back yard. Last year we had the..

June 29, 2011 with 0 Comments

Front Yard Gardens

One of things that is nice about our new place is the extra space that we have.  Unfortunately, in our front yard we have a pretty big..

May 31, 2011 with 0 Comments

New Backyard Garden

This is a home scale aquaponic unit that I installed in our new backyard. It is a pretty cool unit because you can really get the jist of..

May 30, 2011 with 3 Comments

Harvest Time

The tomatoes took their time coming in this year, but it was worth the wait. Starting three weeks ago we have been in hog heaven with some..

August 21, 2010 with 0 Comments
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