While I’m no garden guru, I’m not as cursed as some folks I’ve seen. I have what is called a silicon thumb, so how could I not notice a device that brings as much technology as possible to bear on the otherwise natural practice of gardening?
It’s a device and a website that will simplify hydroponic gardening. You tell it about your setup and what plants you’re growing, and it provides you with a personalized growing plan that tells you how to achieve the best possible results. Sensors in your garden send readings to your account on the Bitponics website. …
I’ve seen quite a few aquaponics plant and fish gardening designs, some can get very pricey or very complex. This is one of the few I’ve seen and thought, this is within my skill level and actually a manageable size for someone looking to dabble with the process without sinking a huge amount of money and space into it.
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Mystech: I’ve had this very same urge myself at times, though I have no doubt its harder than the fantasy.
Nikos Gavalas and Alexandra Tricha, both 31 and trained as agriculturalists, were frustrated working on poorly paying, short-term contracts in Athens, where jobs are scarce and the cost of living is high. So last year, they decided to start a new project:growing edible snails for export.
As Greece’s blighted economy plunges further into the abyss, the couple are joining with an exodus of Greeks who are fleeing to the countryside and looking to the nation’s rich rural past as a …