How we make our Soils for use in Aquaponics

How we make our Soils for use in Aquaponics – Sahib Aquaponics Urban Research Farm Following my initial article on Nov 19, 2012 and the follow up on Dec 10, 2012 re using soil in Aquaponics, I have received numerous requests for sharing how we make our own soil. We...

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2-Day Backyard & Small Urban Farming Workshop

WHEN: Saturday & Sunday December 12 – 13, from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm. WHERE: Sahib Aquaponics in Winter Park Commerce Center, 3586 Aloma Ave Winter Park, FL 32792 (map) Description:  2 Day Training – $395 Workshop – Course Workshop Manual and a...

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What’s eating my plant roots?

Sahib Aquaponics – What’s Eating My Plant Roots? As we entered summer here in Central Florida, I started to notice stunned growth in the Deep Water Culture (DWC), rafts of a number of the leafy greens that normally grow well in the heat. The Mint was growing leaps and...

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October Farm Tour

It was a pleasant October morning during this farm tour. The hot days of summer are behind us with nicer days a head. Sahib had out of town visitors to the farm this morning. In this gallery you may see all the fall plants that will continue to grow well in fall...

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Natural Health Professionals Farm Tour Aug 3

Thank you Sahib for your invitation to a private farm tour for the local Natural Health Professionals. Sahib, Ashley & Dave Suzy Harbot & Holly Waters Rich & Toni Crabtree Ashley, Sahib & Dave Art Gann Professionals in attendance: Toni Crabtree...

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How do you grow your seedlings?

How do you grow your seedlings? Occasionally, here at Sahib Aquaponics, we outsource the growing of our seedlings to our friends at a local hydroponic shop called Urban Sunshine Organic & Hydroponic Gardening. We do this because they have an indoor facility. It is...

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Heirloom Tomatoes

Sahib Aquaponics: What shall we grow today? Tomatoes – actually to be more precise – Heirloom Tomatoes Let me tell you that I am just crazy about eating tomatoes – I mean real good quality tomatoes that actually have taste and flavor. I cannot usually find these in...

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Using Soil in Aquaponics

Aquaponics News – Update Using Soil in Aquaponics – Sahib’s Urban Hybrid Aquaponics Systems Update Sahib introduces you to his version of Sustainable Urban Aquaponics – using Soil and vastly increasing the range of what we can grow. I am always adding...

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What’s new at Sahib’s – by David Hart

We are always adding different growing methods and researching new and better ways to utilize our Aquaponics knowledge so as to increase the range of what we can grow. I wanted to be able to use some soil in Aquaponics and be able to grow root vegetables while...

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What shall we grow today? Okra

Sahib Aquaponics : What shall we grow today? Okra – aka “Ladies Fingers”, “Kingombo”, “Gumbo” and “Bhindi” During the last two years or so, I have found that you can grow almost any vegetable and plants that you choose to in Aquaponics. You may need to adapt the grow...

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What shall we grow today? Hot Peppers

Sahib Aquaponics – What shall we grow today? Hot Peppers A question that I am often asked is “Other than the lettuces and leafy greens, what else can you grow in Aquaponics?” That is then followed by, “Is it profitable?” During the last two years or so, I have found...

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Sahib introduces Aquavermiponics Systems

  Sahib introduces an Aquavermiponics System Sahib introduces an AquaVermiponics system  in order to have a quality supply of ‘casting tea”, also known as “compost tea” always available for foliar spray for his Aquaponically grown...

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Sahib Aquaponics Free Farm Tour Feb 2012

Sahib Aquaponics Farm Tour Feb 2012 The February Free Farm Tour was the first opportunity for Central Florida members of IDEAS For Us to come and discover the wonderful world of Aquaponics. We certainly had a full house. We had over 60 visitors, 50 of them via IDEAS...

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Sahib Aquaponics Free Farm Tour : Jan 2012

Sahib Aquaponics Farm Tour Jan 2012 Happy New Year!   We had 18 visitors on the first Free Farm tour last Saturday, one group from 9.00am and the other from 10.30am. Everyone who attended left with a big smile on their face and made comments that they would now...

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Susanne & Tim of Friendly Aquaponics

We were humbled that Susan Friend and Tim Mann of Friendly Aquaponics accepted our humble request to visit our home in Central Florida and Sahib’s Aquaponics Research Farm and share some quality time with each other. What a wonderful time we all had with each...

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Some Sights of Fish & Vegetables in Spring 2011

Hello Hournus, We are one of the featured Farms for the Aquaponic Conference being held in Orlando FL on Sept 16-18. The farm tours are on Friday morning / afternoon. Come then or. I am also there most Saturday mornings and a few people who are interested in...

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Sahib’s Aquaponic Research Fish Farm

We share some with friends & family, give some to the less fortunate and non-profit organizations, sell a few and if there are any spare, the Tilapia & Koi love them as a treat. If you are around, you are welcome to share your honest labor with us…in...

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