Tag Archives: Sustainability

Flow Hive update video

This is an update on my Flow-Hive beehive. For those who haven’t heard, this is a new design that allows you to harvest the honey from outside of the hive directly into jars with little disturbance to the bees. These … Continue reading

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Aquaponics update video

As I haven’t given any feedback on my Aquaponics lately, this is a short video showing you just how productive it is, 3 years after first construction. The fruit trees are a very recent addition and just look how well … Continue reading

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Aquaponics Update – 2nd December 2013

Finally after starting in May 2013 the final piece of the jigsaw has been put in place and my Aquaponics system is fully functioning. Shade cloth put on today, just in time for what looks like being a very long … Continue reading

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Aquaponics Update – New fingerlings

At last I received my new fingerlings yesterday after 7 months of waiting. 125 Silver Perch and 25 catfish. This is them in their oxygen filled plastic bags floating in their new home whilst equalizing water temperature before release. The … Continue reading

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Aquaponics – Now the big experiment begins

Now that I have my 6 meter by 7 meter greenhouse completed and the Aquaponics system maturing nicely, I planted three sub tropical to tropical trees today. A red Papaya A Rincon Avocado Along side my Mango Tree Bendigo, where … Continue reading

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Aquaponics in my own backyard is finally fully up and running

Finally after much planning, building, learning and patiently waiting, my Aquaponics system is fully functional and producing wonderful organic veggies for the table. Yesterday the final piece of cladding went on followed by the self opening windows that should hopefully … Continue reading

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Aquaponics – Greenhouse nearing completion and system maturing well

It has taken some time but I’m now nearing the completion of my Aquaponic’s setup. Since my last post 7 weeks ago when I introduced my first fish, the following has occurred; 1. The water, which was extremely muddy due … Continue reading

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