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Aquaponic gardening : a step-by-step guide to raising vegetables and fish together

Author: Sylvia Bernstein
Publisher: Gabriola, BC : New Society Publishers, ©2011.
Series: Books for living wisely from Mother Earth news.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Aquaponics is a revolutionary system for growing plants by fertilizing them with the waste water from fish in a sustainable closed system. A combination of aquaculture and hydroponics, aquaponic gardening is an amazingly productive way to grow organic vegetables, greens, herbs, and fruits, while providing the added benefits of fresh fish as a safe, healthy source of protein. On a larger scale, it is a key solution  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Bernstein, Sylvia, author.
Aquaponic gardening.:
Gabriola Island, BC, Canada : New Society Publishers, [2011] ©2011
(CaOONL)20180004476
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Bernstein
ISBN: 9780865717015 086571701X 9781550924893 1550924893
OCLC Number: 709681564
Description: xxvii, 257 p., [8] p. of plates : form, ill. (some col.), ports. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Section 1. An introduction to aquaponics --
What is aquaponics? --
The global perspective --
Home food production --
Section 2. The plan. Before you start --
System location and environment --
System design --
Section 3. The hardware. Grow beds and fish tanks --
Plumbing --
Grow media --
Water --
Section 4. The software. Fish --
Plants --
Bacteria and worms --
Section 5. The integrated system. Cycling --
System maintenance --
In conclusion --
Appendices. Troubleshooting --
Aquaponic gardening rules of thumb --
The top 10 dumbest mistakes I've made in aquaponics --
What to consider before plunging into commercial aquaponics --
Aquaponics system maintenance checklist --
Aquaponics system data tracking sheet --
Recommended resources.
Series Title: Books for living wisely from Mother Earth news.
Responsibility: Sylvia Bernstein.

Abstract:

Aquaponics is a revolutionary system for growing plants by fertilising them with the waste water from fish in a sustainable closed system. This definitive do-it-yourself home manual gives you various  Read more...

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