Tag Archives: aquaponics

Growth and development in our agriculture projects at the Chrysalis School

There is always more activity than we can report, but we like to write about major events in flowering or other surprises.  The picture above shows the third flower we have seen on the hibiscus that was gifted to us … Continue reading

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Trial and error with aquaponics

I checked on the Grow Dome yesterday to see how the system was running.  It was not as dramatic as the loss of fish, but I entered the Grow Dome and found about half of our plants dried up and … Continue reading

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Aquaponics goes live in the Grow Dome

We did not create blog-posting updates for all the trial and error we experienced over that last month or so in trying to get this aquaponic system going.  We have had about three failures and learning experiences about getting the … Continue reading

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Grow Dome growing season “ends”

We like to call the Grow Dome a “greenhouse on steroids.”  It has insulated glazing, air circulation under the outer garden beds to moderate the temperature, a 900 gallon water tank to also moderate the internal temperatures, and solar panel-driven … Continue reading

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