When you have your own garden, growing crops can be quite an intensive activity. It requires a lot of work, time and resources. The resources mainly being fertile land. If you had a vegetable garden for a longer period, you will know that nutrients in the soil will become depleted and you will have to fertilize it accordingly.
Aquaponics is a new way of approaching farming. With traditional agriculture, you need plants to grow vegetables. However, with aquaponics, you need water and fish to have healthy food on your table each day. Aquaponics relies on the interdependence between fish and plants.
If you have decided to set up an aquaponic system to grow vegetables and fish for you and your family, there are some things which you should know. The types of fish, the seeds which can be propagated and the details about the appropriate water conditions are the basic parameters you have to consider before venturing in this activity. Once you know all this, you can start putting all the pieces of the puzzle together. However, another question arises: where should you place your aquaponic mini-garden?
Are you interested in learning about aquaponics? Are you still not very aware of what is required to start? Here is some information which will help you understand the requirements better.
Nutrition is essential for good health. Unfortunately, less and less healthy food is available on the market. The fatty, semi-prepared food has taken over the supermarkets and local store. It is becoming increasingly difficult to find organic food that is not only tastier, but it is also healthier than the crops grown with chemical fertilizers. Fortunately, it’s possible to save money with aquaponics.