Must Do List for Your Gardening Prep

By |2023-03-07T13:02:02-07:00March 7th, 2023|Categories: Aquaponics, Design, Permaculture, Seed, Self Reliance, Systems|Tags: , , |

Now is the time to get your "rows" in order! Pardon the pun, but for us gardeners late winter early spring is an exciting time of year. Whether you plan to plant indoors or out, this time of year will be a busy one for the likes of your plants you have planned to grow [...]

Aquaponics System Design

By |2022-03-02T21:10:02-07:00January 21st, 2022|Categories: Aquaponics, Design, Tutorials|Tags: |

Aquaponics System Design - Questions Answered An Aquaponics System Design can be in as any configurations as there are leaves on a tree. Once you have the essentials, the fish tank, the grow bed and the methods of getting the nutrient rich water from the tank to the bed and back, you can [...]

Permaculture Planning: Planting Wisely

By |2021-09-02T17:17:23-07:00August 16th, 2021|Categories: Design, Maintenance, Permaculture, Planning, Self Reliance, Wild Edibles|

Most neighborhoods in America don’t deviate much in their landscaping. In suburbs across the country, you’ll find well-manicured lawns, trimmed shrubbery, inoffensive trees, and perfectly spaced flowers. Now, that may be fine and dandy in places where rain falls abundantly however, for those regions in which aren't full of meadows and forests, rather it is [...]

Permaculture Planting: Creating Environments

By |2021-09-02T17:17:23-07:00August 12th, 2021|Categories: Aquaponics, Creative, Design, Permaculture, Planning, Seedlings, Self Reliance|

You have it nagging in the back of your brain that you need, no, you must create a space that can be used to sustain you when the tough times hit. Don't worry, all of us who seek to be truly self-sustaining and independent of economic factors have this knocking around in our brains! No, [...]

Permaculture Planting: Getting Things Straight Planning

By |2021-09-02T17:17:23-07:00August 10th, 2021|Categories: Creative, Design, Food, Permaculture, Planning, Seed, Self Reliance|

Not everyone is going to be able to have an Aquaponics System working for them. In fact, even for those who have a robust system of Fish and grow medium cycling working for them, we at ThatAquaponicsGuy recommend you also have permaculture environments designed for those plants, bushes, and trees that cannot be done well [...]

How Aquaponics Works

By |2021-09-02T17:20:24-07:00November 2nd, 2020|Categories: Aquaponics, Design|

It is essentially a microcosm of the greater ecosystem that we are all aware of... with the condensation (rain or snow) falling from the clouds nurturing the plants and animals encouraging growth and blooming. However, Aquaponics is a bit more efficient than that. here's a "cloud's eye view" of how aquaponics work. First off: The fish, [...]

Sustainable Living — Making Nature Do the Work

By |2021-09-02T17:20:24-07:00October 29th, 2020|Categories: Design, Permaculture, Self Reliance|Tags: , |

The sub-urbian environment is dominated by buildings, houses, pavement, lawns, and other non-natural elements. We constantly struggle against nature to maintain our built environment, for those out of place lawns and most certainly our gardens. This can include the use of fertilizers and pesticides that, if used improperly, can cause environmental harm. Our built landscapes can [...]

Aquaponic System Build Obstacles

By |2021-09-02T17:20:55-07:00October 4th, 2020|Categories: Aquaponics, Design, General Interest, Planning|

In this world of ours, with all its technological advancements, it is still imperative for us to know, and attain food self-sufficiency. However, it seems the more we try to do that, the harder it becomes to accomplish that. With the events of the last 5 months, with the initial precautions for the Chinese released virus [...]