Author Archives: Murray

Australian Stingless Bees in your Garden.

Bees are an important part of maintaining an eco friendly backyard. They play a significant roll in pollinating flowering plants and it is estimated that one third of our food supply depends on insect pollination, most of which is accomplished … Continue reading

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How does Aquaponics compare with Soil Gardening?

by Frank C  at ECO FILMS Although we do produce both Permaculture and Aquaponics videos we were asked recently to compare the two methods and which one we preferred using ourselves – in our garden? Notice the caveat – in … Continue reading

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Aquaponic grown Jade Perch at the EKKA.

The annual Exhibition or EKKA as it is fondly known is on again. We are exhibiting a Aquaponics system with one part a traditional media based grow bed and also a floating raft bed filled with lettuce. Once a day … Continue reading

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The Perfect Aquaponics Fish – Jade Perch!

Hard to find outside of Australia, it’s described as the perfect beginners fish. Why? Because it comes with a number of pluses that are hard to fault. Barcoo Grunter or Queensland Jade Perch is the ideal fish to get started … Continue reading

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Aquaponics – it is getting easier than ever !

It is even easier to get into Aquaponics with the new web site layout I have just switched on. Our old website has served us very well, but it has not grown in an organised manner.   Little gems of … Continue reading

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Afternoon in the Greenhouse – August 29.

Aquaponics Made Easy – Afternoon in the greenhouse – Brisbane – 29 August 2010 Please reserve a place at the next Aquaponics “Afternoon in the Greenhouse” which will be held on Sunday 29 August 2010. Session times : 12:30pm till … Continue reading

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On a personal note….

I am a lucky bloke, not only do I get to enjoy my growing Aquaponics business, I am surrounded by wonderful people. I have 4 adult children and a wonderful wife (married 40 years, how about that !) My eldest … Continue reading

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Our "Afternoon in the Greenhouse" went very well today.

Our “Afternoon in the Greenhouse” went very well today. We tried to limit the numbers to 20, but wound up with 31….plus staff. Thanks to everyone who came Very busy afternoon. People travelled from across town, from Sydney, Dalby and … Continue reading

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Aquaponics Workshop “Afternoon in the Greenhouse”

The “Afternoon in the Greenhouse” session is fully booked —- sorry. The next session will be announced soon, so keep an eye on this blog. We will also announce the date and time in our regular Practical Aquaponics e-Newsletter. If … Continue reading

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Logan City Council visit Practical Aquaponics.

Today Cr Lisa Bradley,  the Chairperson for Environment and Sustainability together with Tony Chadwick, Senior Business Development Executive Logan City Council visited Practical Aquaponics to discuss ways to move forward in promoting Aquaponics within the Shire. Cr L Bradley was … Continue reading

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