I originally started my miniponics project as a proof of concept in improving the quality and access of food even if only by a small percent. After several months I can say that it was a success and have decided to expand on it. I wanted more fish more water and something would unobtrusive in my living room. Continue reading “Growing My Own Food pt. 5”
Some time has passed since my last garden update and since then some changes have been made. The radish, mint and onions have done very well but the micro greens are out. So far I’m pretty satisfied with the outcome of this project and try to use something from the garden at least twice a week. Continue reading “Growing My Own Food pt 4”
Gang Starr may have summed it up best, in today’s world it’s all about skills, skills, skills. Continue reading “Take Back Your Resume”
I believe the very idea of preparedness has gotten a bad rep lately in our society. From hokey TV shows, and media perception to the general dependency on authority and the discouraging of critical thought. In reality preparedness is just an extension of living our lives, especially now as adults. Continue reading “Being Prepared”
If you’re visiting here for the first time be sure check out my first posting in this series that started it all. Since the completion of the miniponics build I’ve had a few months to play around with it and learn some things about small scale gardening.
To start out I divided the grow bed into thirds for variety and sample size. From there I started planting and ran into my first improvement. Continue reading “Growing My Food Part 3”
One of the things I’ve made a priority in making my life better day by day is taking better care of my health and one main that I do that is through my food. It doesn’t have to organic, free-range, grass fed and $15 a pound. I just prefer whole foods with little to no processing and as fresh as reasonably possible. To help meet those desires I have been looking into growing a small amount of my own at home. Continue reading “The First Steps In Growing My Own Food”
Perspective or how we see things from where we are is a valuable thing that many of us take for granted. While it may be true that there is nothing new under the sun in a Neil deGrasse Tyson sense of physics, things that are new to us and our lives happen quite frequently. Continue reading “Perspective”