So this year I choose to only grow one type of peppers. It’s a jalapeno pepper. More specific it’s called an early jalapeno. After bloom, they should carry green fruits after 60 days and red fruits after 80 days. This year I only grow in the dirt because I had no time for preparing my … Read more Growing peppers in 2016 with the help of smart bags
In the last article about my ebb and flood system was some pictures of the growth in a month. So here is an update on the state of my grow box.
Before I describe my ebb and flood system, here a review of what I tried in the past. I tried the micro drip hydroponics system last week. It works fine for my neglected pepper plants, they got healthy new roots. It is a little difficult to build. You have to get all the little hoses … Read more Building an ebb and flood hydroponics system
I have redesigned my little box a bit. In the beginning, I drilled 5 holes for five pots. But because the hose was in the way, I could only fit 4 pots. So today I cut the hose short. Now I can fit the fifths pot and only have the small hoses coming through the … Read more Hydroponics – Building a wooden grow box
On my windowsill, there are still a few, neglected peppers. I had tried to grow them in the winter. Since I was looking at Hydroponics, Aeroponic, and DWC (Deep Water Culture) for a long time, I got some missing parts in the DIY store today and made a prototype. Building a hydroponics prototype Basically, I … Read more Hydroponics – First try with some bell peppers
10 days ago, I took a photo with the current state of my aquarium after I planted it new. Now there are some changes. There are new fish which live in the middle and top area of the aquarium, so it isn’t so empty there anymore. My Ancistrus gave birth and I now have 15 … Read more Juwel Rio 300 aquarium – Plant growth and new fishes