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Growing with Frass (Bug Poo!)

  After meeting the guys at Charge we decided to experiment with incorporating mealworm poo into our systems as a plant food! Charge is 100% naturally-produced potting soil enhancer that offers a wide range of biological benefits to your plants. Charge boosts and prolongs the fertility of…

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Why is biodiversity important?

Biodiversity is a fundamental part of the Earth’s life support system. It is defined as “variation of life” and supports many basic natural services for humans, such as fresh water, fertile soil and clean air. We must encourage biodiversity, because without it, we and others will…

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Food Sovereignty, Food Security

What is Food Sovereignty? “It is the right of peoples to healthy and culturally appropriate food produced through ecologically sound and sustainable methods, and their right to define their own food and agriculture systems”   What is Food Security? Food security emphasises access to adequate nutrition for all, which…

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Growing on rope

To cut down on the amount of manufactured products we use, we have experimented with growing plants on natural fibres and ropes. This acts similarly to air conditioning for the fish tank, as the water is cooled as it trickles down the rope.   Advantages…

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Freshwater supplies on Earth

So why is it important to conserve water? Fresh water is an important, finite, natural resource essential for the survival of every eco-system on Earth.   70% of our Planet is covered in water. Oceans account for 97.14% of surface water but water also exists…

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Benefits of aquaponics

Aquaponics is sustainable agriculture. Biodiversity allows more outputs from inputs. Many of these systems incorporate complimentary technologies. Read more   Saves up to 98% of water in comparison to traditional soil based agriculture. The only water loss is through evaporation and transpiration. Read more   Help to return wild…

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