The seed has sprouted! All around the planet, pioneers are searching, experimenting… There are various motivations; food quality, the desire to free oneself from the food industry, consumption of hard to find varieties or willing to grow stawberries in the winter … With the help of mass media, guerilla gardening, community gardens, vegetables gardens on […]Read More Indoor Vegetable Garden: Let’s invent a universe together
Hi all, it has been a while since I did not post here. I was very busy with my garden designer activity and we moved… So long mountains, here comes the beach … In march, a team from the best gardening show on french TV, “Silence ça pousse”, came in our home and gave me […]Read More Short documentary about our Lab on french national TV
Today’s mysterious visitor in the Lab seems to fancy our Tulsi or sacred basil ! . For the first person to correctly identify this beauty will receive a free sachet of ancient tomato strain from Kokopelli Stay tuned…Read More Who is this visitor in our Lab?
One month ago, we modified our indoor aquaponic system, changing the 25 gallon plastic tank for a 50 gallon aquarium, adding two aeroflo growth chambers and installing a new Ceramic Metal Halide 250 W lamp prototype which Culture Indoor company had provided us. This new lamp emits a beautiful natural light and plants grow exponentially! […]Read More In the Lab, our aquaponic system evolves…
Here I begin a listing of websites, forums and blogs in which you can find accurate information Aquaponics Nation is a community with people serious about aquaponics and micro farmingRead More Usefull links
Welcome to the Lab! After adding several fish, nitrates level raised in our system and maintained at a to high level, between 50 and 100 ppm. We now have 12 gold fish, between 2 and 3 inches. In order to solve this issue, we increased the growing surface. We changed the former bio filter (one […]Read More Aquaponic system update: growing 3D
Aeroponics is a kind of hydroponic growing in which plants grow with their roots hanging in growth chambers where they are constantly misted with nutrient solution. Plants are most of the time settled in small net pots filled with clay pebbles. These net pots are used for supporting the plants, and roots grow mainly outsite […]Read More How to: Easy aeroponic seedling
She arrived! What to do with this new Spirulina strain you just received? First of all a little information regarding Spirulina. This unicellular micro-algae has many nutritionnal and even healing properties. She naturally grows in salted lakes with high pH (between 9 and 10). We replicate those conditions to grow her. Growing Spirulina at home […]Read More How to grow Spirulina from a new strain you just received?
Joy ! I just received from Georges Garcia of the Voie Bleue a new strain of Spirulina, a Paracas. He had it from Gilles Planchon who discovered it in Peru. Paracas is a very interesting strain for indoor cultivation because it handles being agitated with water pumps. And the one I got was isolated in a laboratory, […]Read More A new precious guest in the Lab: Spirulina Paracas
Welcome to the lab! Today I introduce you to our aquaponic system! Aquaponics is a growing tecnique that combines raising fish and hydroponic plant cultivation. This kind of system has three main components: – Fishes provide fertilizer for plants – Plants purify water – Micro-organisms transform fish waste so plants can uptake them Micro-organisms are a […]Read More In the Lab: our aquaponic system
The Lab tour goes on with a presentation of our aquaponic edible garden and a brief presentation of this amazing growing technique. Aqua what? Aquaponics, this recently created word, made from the words aquaculture (fish farm raising) and hydroponics (cultivation of plants in an inert substrate) is used to name cultivation systems in which plants […]Read More Tomorrow, visit our aquaponic garden …