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The Volksgarden® is a rotary hydroponics system in which plants are installed in a circular unit, growing toward a light source at the center. It has approximately 20 square feet of growing area, and holds up to 80 plants. Its most successful crops include a variety of herbs, leafy lettuces, chards, peppers, strawberries, eggplants, tomatoes, cucumbers and some flower varieties.
Aquaponics Systems: This method is not only productive, but it is also very fun. You can build and design your own aquaponics system using just the spare parts that you can find in your house. With enough imagination and enough creativity, you will be able to make spectacular systems with many fish and even more plants.
Garden Tower Project - A vertical planter with a worm tower in the center. You add kitchen scraps into the center tower which creates a compost tea that drips out the bottom, then you add it back into the plants. Each hole can grow a different plant. 50 plants in 4 sq. ft.- Strawberries, lettuce, herbs, flowers...
DIY Free Plant Fertilizer - Banana Peels: Did you know the skins are rich in nutrients and can be turned into plant food? They can be used whole, chopped or blended and used in many ways to feed your garden. Lots of tips on saving money by reusing your food waste for healthier plants. | The Micro Gardener