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Archive for February, 2014


   Feb 28

First planting

Seeds in trays I got my first batch of seeds planted in propagation trays today. Planted Sweet Basil, Leaf Lettuce, Dwarf Pak Choy, Spinach and Scallions. The plan is to put 2 plants of each of these in 20 5 foot towers in a week or two. This variety will give the recipient options during […]

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   Feb 28

Towers shipped!

Received word from AquaRDee that the first batch of towers has been shipped! Yeah!

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   Feb 18

Water Feed Lines

Watch the video from Dr. Nate Storey with Bright Agrotech:┬áPlumbing a Vertical Farm This design is based on the suggestions recommended by Dr. Storey in that video. . . .as much as I could understand and some assumptions made based on what I found available on the Internet. I have attached an image of an […]

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   Feb 14

Ordered Propagation trays

Ordered propagation trays and dome covers from Hummert Supply.

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   Feb 10

Ordered hose clamps

Found best deal on hose clamps from AZ Supply. Placed order.

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   Feb 10

Ordered 100 towers

Ordered 200 towers to begin with and then finance suggested I be a bit conservative and just start with 100. So on 2/10/2014 I got an email from AquaRDee that they received payment and production would begin on 100 towers and 5 Springs.

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