Two years ago our garden was attacked by a powdery mildew that took over our pumpkins and spread to the rest of our plants. You might remember this from our post back from September 08, Garden Chronicles: Chapter 8 Garden Warfare. Photos taken from Fall Garden 08 Last year I decided to water the garden
Well the gardens are pretty much going off, or at least some of the plants are starting to. With the longer days of summer the plants are starting to hit their growth spurts and you can really tell the difference. Last year when the plants hit their growth spurts I just let them take over.
Lyndsey and I have slowly been putting together our new aquaponics garden system. Aquaponics is is the symbiotic cultivation of plants and aquatic animals in a recirculating environment. Fish waste from the pond/tank accumulates in water as a by-product of keeping them in a closed system. The dirty water becomes high in plant nutrients but