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Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 08-20-2012, 03:57 AM
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Posted By fintuckyfarms
Link to newspaper article

Hydroponic gardening to be on display this week at Benton Franklin Fair | Local News | Tri-CityHerald.com (http://www.tri-cityherald.com/2012/08/20/2068173/hydroponic-gardening-to-be-on.html)

She...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 08-19-2012, 11:17 PM
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Posted By fintuckyfarms
Well it's all set up and running. Lots of people...

Well it's all set up and running. Lots of people asking questions and the interview and photo session went great. My cheeks hurt from smiling so much. Tommorow is gonna be a really long day but I...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 08-17-2012, 08:21 PM
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Posted By fintuckyfarms
It's for sure, photographer will be at the...

It's for sure, photographer will be at the fairgrounds at 11am on Sunday. Sooo nervous.
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 08-17-2012, 04:49 PM
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Posted By fintuckyfarms
So I just heard that the local newspaper wants to...

So I just heard that the local newspaper wants to run a story on the hydroponics. They are taking pictures on Sunday after I set up to run in Mondays paper. No pressure here ;)


I will have...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 08-15-2012, 04:23 PM
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Posted By fintuckyfarms
Done!

The last one is done! The plants are still pretty shocky but I added some stuff the hydro gal gave me to help them out. They should perk up in the next day or so.
The flowers where also shocky...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 08-14-2012, 01:52 PM
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Posted By fintuckyfarms
One down, one to go.... tomorrow it's too damm...

One down, one to go.... tomorrow it's too damm hot!

On another note, my husband is out of the hospital. It's not his heart but they don't know what is causing the pain and breathing difficulty. ...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 08-09-2012, 08:56 PM
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Posted By fintuckyfarms
So I finally finished the stand for the towers, I...

So I finally finished the stand for the towers, I haven't yet moved the strawberries but the flower tower is ready for planting!!!! I found some old 4x4's to make it look a little more "country" for...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 05-30-2012, 11:24 AM
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Posted By fintuckyfarms
They are doing ok, the origional strawberries...

They are doing ok, the origional strawberries have flowers and some baby berries, they ones I replanted and growing strong. I wll still have some holes but I don't think that anybody will be able to...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 05-11-2012, 09:27 AM
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Posted By fintuckyfarms
LOL, my family calls me the girl in the plastic...

LOL, my family calls me the girl in the plastic bubble. Now it will have to be the tinted plastic bubble. Next it will either my own sweat, water or my husband. Life is just sometimes crazy and I...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 05-11-2012, 03:33 AM
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Posted By fintuckyfarms
I am just checking into this stuff. Thinks for...

I am just checking into this stuff. Thinks for the suggestions and I will check them out.

By south side I mean the side facing south from top to bottom. Not sure why except it gets more wind? I...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 05-10-2012, 08:37 PM
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Posted By fintuckyfarms
So half of the tower is doing great and the other...

So half of the tower is doing great and the other half no so much. I will probably have to replant the south side of the tower but I will give it another week to see. Our weather has been crazy,...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 05-08-2012, 11:51 PM
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Posted By fintuckyfarms
flowers

I found the first flowers today:D

On a side note, I am missing 2 chickens in 3 days. They are no longer sleeping in the barn but in one of the evergreens on the other side of the property. :mad:
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 04-26-2012, 06:56 PM
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Posted By fintuckyfarms
GPSfrontier, thanks for asking. I have been sick...

GPSfrontier, thanks for asking. I have been sick and not really doing much of anything. Our weather here has been really weird. On the day we set a recorod high of 93 my son unplugged the pump. I...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 04-14-2012, 06:04 AM
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Posted By fintuckyfarms
Yep, plan on getting all that info. I changed...

Yep, plan on getting all that info. I changed out the nute tank today as it was going thru about 12 galls a day and that little tote was just not cutting it. I might have lost some at the bottom...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 04-13-2012, 01:52 AM
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Posted By fintuckyfarms
Here is the system that I copied if anyone is...

Here is the system that I copied if anyone is interested in building one. They encourage viewers to share the page, so I am...

http://www.backyard-gardening-fun.com/strawberry-tower.html
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 04-11-2012, 04:27 AM
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Posted By fintuckyfarms
I copied a design of a commercial set up. They...

I copied a design of a commercial set up. They were run to waste and I am going with recirculating. The system is only designed for one season and this perticular one just has to make it to August.
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 04-10-2012, 05:20 PM
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Posted By fintuckyfarms
They are growing even though the hose has been...

They are growing even though the hose has been frozen at least two mornings and it has rained almost everyday since the were put outside.
Having problems attaching photos from my I pad, any ideas?
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 03-27-2012, 12:29 PM
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Posted By fintuckyfarms
As usual, really awesome job and I will probably...

As usual, really awesome job and I will probably steal some of you ideas. The only thing is that we have some wind here, well lots of wind, so if the system is not inside (like at fair) then I also...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 03-26-2012, 11:34 AM
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Posted By fintuckyfarms
No I hadn't seen your drawings before, wish I...

No I hadn't seen your drawings before, wish I had. I copied a commercial strawberry system I saw on-line. They built theirs in a greenhouse and had rows after rows of the towers. They used 6" pvc...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 03-25-2012, 02:10 PM
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Posted By fintuckyfarms
completed picts

Put it outside last night!!! Only 3 more to make...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 03-24-2012, 12:22 PM
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Posted By fintuckyfarms
So I have been tring to get the strawberries...

So I have been tring to get the strawberries outside but the weather has been crazy! I went to the weather channel to check the next 10 days. Look at our high and lows this month, crazy :eek:
...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 03-22-2012, 11:40 PM
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Posted By fintuckyfarms
So it's up and going... in the kitchen. Suppose...

So it's up and going... in the kitchen. Suppose to get down to freezing again tonight and snow. Took a pict from my back door to show the snow from last night.

So I still have some bugs to...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 03-22-2012, 11:42 AM
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Posted By fintuckyfarms
Anybody know how L O N G it takes to pre-drill...

Anybody know how L O N G it takes to pre-drill 100 holes, drill 100 1 1/2 holes then sand 100 holes? About 5 times longer then I thought:p But it is done, now just working on the "plumbing" and I...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 03-20-2012, 11:58 AM
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Posted By fintuckyfarms
Yep, strawberries and flowers in 2 verticle 8"...

Yep, strawberries and flowers in 2 verticle 8" pvc towers, and 2 different systems in 6" pvc. One a NTF like I ran last year with the net cups and one that has a section of the pipe cut out and...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 03-19-2012, 09:37 AM
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Views: 36,423
Posted By fintuckyfarms
My origional plan was to have 2 towers, one...

My origional plan was to have 2 towers, one strawberrys and one flowers. I was able to get enough pipe for 4 towers so that I can have a back up at my home. If one goes bad, I'll just swap it out....
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