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The indoor pond.

…by which I mean, the little hexagonal aquarium I’m using to overwinter some aquatic plants indoors. It’s an experiment in more ways than one, because I’m using an ordinary swing lamp with a 60-watt Phillips Agro-Lite bulb as a plant light – “For The Acceleration Of Indoor Plant Growth”. 452 more words

Ornamentals

Grow Duckweed Year-Round?

Now that it’s getting chilly here and winter is drawing closer, the question looms, “Can you grow duckweed year-round?”

I’ve tried it in various small pond to indoor sites and found that it is possible to at least extend the season by a couple of months here in Western Kentucky with nothing more than temporary greenhouse coverings or window sill batches, depending on how much you REALLY want to grow in mid-winter. 270 more words

Tamra Fakhoorian

Link to KFVS Channel 12 Interview

Thanks to Nicole and team for helping spread the word on duckweed’s many uses!

 
http://www.kfvs12.com/clip/10546554/ky-woman-grows-duckweed-on-purpose

 

Note: Nicole mentions that I eat duckweed. I do but wanted to add that it is only select species grown in very clean… 14 more words

Tamra Fakhoorian

Shoving off

This is the story of a boy whose dog died, whose girl left him, whose hometown had been trying to get rid of him for years. 481 more words

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