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Category: Aquaponics | Posted: Fri May 06, 2011 3:15 pm

Lettuce ( photo / image / picture from KK Ng's Garden )
Filled up another bed with lettuce. Now that I had some experience of planting seedlings in peebles, it is getting easier!

Mini-Boks ( photo / image / picture from KK Ng's Garden )
The mini-boks transplanted on 28th April are doing great.

Brassica ( photo / image / picture from KK Ng's Garden )
The brassicas will soon be ready for the table. The lone lettuce is hidden right at the back and is doing fine too.

Got a batch of romaine going and is the next batch going in!!

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Sjoerd wrote on Fri May 06, 2011 10:43 pm:

It looks like you are on a roll, KK.
Its all looking very good.
Well done, you!


Frank wrote on Sat May 07, 2011 4:35 am:

Already ready for your first harvest? Amazing!


Jerry Sullivan wrote on Sat May 07, 2011 11:58 am:

Well, you are an Aquaponics success story. It is great to see each plant rise up from the bed of rocks and realize the story hidden under the pebbles. A lot of hard work has paid off with a project to be proud of, congratulations KK.



Jerry Sullivan wrote on Sat May 07, 2011 12:07 pm:

A question I almost forgot to ask: do you think the growing time will be shorter from planting to harvest? I was thinking that if the plant received the optimum amount of moisture and nutrients that it would take the least amount of time to harvest. Something for the log book as a reference.



KK Ng wrote on Sat May 07, 2011 3:28 pm:

Thanks Sojerd, it is indeed looking good. Now I am just wandering how are they going to taste!

Yes Frank, really soon I hope!

Thanks Jerry, I think logically the growing time should be shortened but I am not sure. I planted the brassica on the ground a week ahead before I planted the remainder here so I guess I cannot make a comparison. Moreover the amount of sunshine here is only half of what the mini-farm is getting.

Anyway, I'll do a comparison when I have the opportunity.


jonty wrote on Sun May 08, 2011 9:36 pm:

Well thank you KK, this is my learning curve for the day, lettuce in pebbles, well done, looks just great, bet the taste is too,


KK Ng wrote on Mon May 09, 2011 12:53 pm:

Thanks Jonty, I just can't wait to taste it!

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