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The Self Reliance Movement and Modern Victory Gardens

By |2021-09-13T13:42:27-07:00August 24th, 2021|Categories: Aquaponics, Permaculture, Preserve, Seed|

A Century Has Passed Over one hundred years ago, the war to end all wars began. Beyond any of the sociopolitical reasons it went global, the war became an ever-increasing hardship on those who were left at home. As our doughboys fought in the trenches, those at home in the city and rural communities alike [...]

The History of Victory Gardens

By |2021-09-02T17:17:22-07:00August 23rd, 2021|Categories: Permaculture, Planning, Preserve, Seed, Self Reliance|

In the course of the 20th Century and the many wars that happened over the decades, the people at home were asked to do many things. Among the many sacrifices of life and limb, and the rationing of precious commodities was also to claim their Food Independence through what was called a Victory Garden. To [...]

Plant Hardiness: What is it?

By |2021-09-02T17:17:22-07:00August 19th, 2021|Categories: Permaculture, Planning, Seed, Systems|

Any of us that have been even halfway cognizant of the world around us knows that with the passing of the seasons, also goes the ability of growing, harvesting, and rejuvenating our outdoor growing areas. Now, if you are doing anything with Aquaponics, especially with the system being indoors, you don't have to pay attention [...]

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 [...]

Superfood Amaranth

By |2021-09-02T17:17:23-07:00August 6th, 2021|Categories: Aquaponics, Life Hacks - Food, Permaculture, Self Reliance, Wild Edibles|

Here at ThatAquaponicsGuy, we like to focus on things like the lost ways and ancient knowledge. The forgotten skills that were the difference between life and death are dissolving in the storm of convenience. It can seem pretty horrific when you think about it. We have all heard the potential of being thrust back 250 years [...]

10 Things You Learn Backyard Farming

By |2021-09-02T17:17:23-07:00August 5th, 2021|Categories: Aquaponics, Permaculture, Planning, Self Reliance|

For some of us, all this stuff with backyard farming may not be too surprising. But for others, when you have come to the realization that you have relied for too much on societal systems i.e. the food distribution channels in the U.S.; the local malls and big box stores for everyday items; or fully [...]

When to Plant When Using Permaculture

By |2021-09-02T17:19:35-07:00April 16th, 2021|Categories: Permaculture|

Ever since recorded history, and maybe for generations before that started to happen, people have generally relied on nature, the weather, the cycles of atmospheric pressures, to grow and cultivate their food. The patterns of the weather have moved the hordes to acclimitize themselves to the growing season and their diets have reflected such. (The [...]

10 Medicinal Herbs to Grow

By |2021-09-02T17:20:01-07:00April 6th, 2021|Categories: Aquaponics, Permaculture, Planning, Seed, Seedlings, Wild Edibles|

It is our purpose here on ThatAquaponicsGuy to gather for you the best information, knowledgebase, and know-how to you that will benefit you no matter where you are, or what your circumstance may be. In the many aspects of life that are needing to be looked after, and there are many we want to bring [...]

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