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Aquaponics Living Wall Planning Session

Today our good friend Josh came for lunch and we begin the planning for an Aquaponics Living Wall. Aquaponics (AP for short) is the raising for fish and hydroponic growing of plants in a joined system. The fish water is biologically filtered creating nutrients the plants use for growth. Hydroponics is a tremendous way to …

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Mulch

Have you ever had trouble with a weedy garden? How about the endless routine of watering, watering, watering? (Unless it is a rainy year) Or the fun of washing off dirty produce? For the last 6 years or so, we've been using some type of mulch on our garden. Mulch is: a material (such as …

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Sharing Our Food

This year we have come across a new "friend" that has been sharing our garden plants with us. Earwigs. We have found that earwigs will nibble on most any plants, even some flowers or onion tops! When they munch, they generally eat the leaf parts, and not the stem or veins. When they are finished …

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Prepare/Enrich For Couples

What is a Relationship Assessment? The PREPARE/ENRICH Assessment is an online survey that you take with your partner to help you identify the unique strengths and potential growth areas of your premarital or married relationship. It is a sophisticated instrument that must be interpreted by a trained facilitator, counselor or your certified pastor or priest. …

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Number One Predictor of Divorce

The number one predictor of divorce is the habitual avoidance of conflict. What's sad is the reason couples avoid conflict is because they believe it (conflict) causes divorce. It's like the cartoon where the couple explains to the marriage counselor, We never talk anymore. We figured out that's when we do all our fighting." In …

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