Gallery

  Plants in various types of media and systems

Beans in perlite with drip feed

 

Spring Onions & Radish in perlite with drip feed

 

Black beauty beans in scoria at 6 weeks

 

Tomatoes in scoria drip fed 

 

 

Strawberries in perlite/coco coir mix, drip fed

 

Purple king beans in scoria at 6 weeks, 8' 6" high

 

 

Tomatoes drip fed in pine sawdust 

 

Tomatoes in perlite using Twin Autopot

 

 

Propagating portulaca seeds in vermiculite

 

Portulaca seeds in vermiculite 4 days old

 

 Button squash grown in hanging autopot

 

 Cucumbers grown in autopot windowbox

 

 Harvested home grown produce

 

 Orange capsicum

 

 Red capsicum

 

 Rhubarb in perlite & drip fed

 

 Rhubarb 1 week later

 

 Rhubarb 2 weeks later

 

 Assorted varieties of ripe tomatoes

 

 Yellow zucchini

 

 

 

 Members Set-ups

Herbs in scoria flood & drain

 

Herbs in scoria flood & drain 4 weeks later

 

Drip fed veges in scoria

 

Utility boxes as plant containers

 

Household buckets drip & drain

 

Homemade drop grow bag fed from top and drain from bottom

 

Peas in buckets, drip fed, scoria

 

Strawberries in pvc pipes, dripfed

 

Lettuce & celery.  Milk cartons around the celery stems keep them white & straight

 

Cut off containers set up with drip feed

 

Cut down bins & containers are ideal planters 

 

Tomatoes thriving in greenhouse during extremely cold September.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Big Pineapple in Queensland

 

Ferris Wheel

 

 N.F.T. system

 

Herbs in tiered channel set-up

 

Aeroponic columns

 

 

Aeroponic column with plants                              

 

Looking along the canal of the Big Pineapple's hydroponic pavilion

 

Herb pyramid

 

Passionfruit

 

Peanuts in foreground and NFT system

 

Pumpkins in growool drip fed

 

Assorted plants in dripfed gutters

 

Roses drip fed

 

Tiered gutters

 

Various stands within Dome

 

 Farm Visits

 

Drip fed Basil in Foam boxes 

Various herbs in NFT

 

 

Mixed variety Lettuce in NFT

 

Tomatoes drip fed

 

Tomato trusses                                                                 

 

Plastic support bands to prevent tomato weight breaking the plant

 

N.F.T. growing lettuce

 

Mixed lettuce varieties in N.F.T.

 

Tomatoes grown in pine sawdust

 

 String lines for plant support

 

Drip fed from top

 

Hydroponically grown fodder - Barley -day 2

 

Fodder - day 4

 

Fodder - day 5

 

Fodder - day 7

 

Fodder ready to be fed to cattle

 

Fodder loaded ready to go

 

Feed time

 

Feed time - over 85 kilos of fodder gone within minutes

 

 

Hydroponic Rose Farm

 

Beautiful blooms