Archive | August, 2013

a new family member

30 Aug

Last fall I pledged to a Kickstarter campaign for an aquafarm. I don’t know what I was thinking. Gardening is not my strong point. I have bought full grown, healthy, low maintenance plants, and killed them almost instantly. And trying to grow from scratch? Pfft! Forget it! And don’t even get me started on keeping fish alive. Really, it’s kind of a miracle that my kids have made it this far. Despite all this, I clung to my naïve hope and pledged. “I can so do this,” I convinced myself.

Aquaponis system.  The fish waste feeds the plants.  The plants clean the tank.

Aquaponis system. The fish waste feeds the plants. The plants clean the tank.

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