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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 01-11-2012, 07:25 PM Thread Starter
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Does anybody have an indoor garden?

I really like my planted tanks but sometimes I feel like growing things without all the water and algae. I have used rubbermaid shelves to make a 4 foot by 8 foot table in my back room of my basement. I then hung an 8 foot piece of pvc from the ceiling. A have 4 23 watt CFL 6500k running over the table. I have 6 large flower pots with all sorts of stuff. I run a fan and dehumidifier and water the plants with my indoor pond water.
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I don't have a camera but I made a not to scale picture of the room with ms paint.
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Here is a list of a few things I am growing.
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Herbs:

-Oregano
-Basil
-Mint
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Vegetables:

-Green Onions
-Leeks
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Flowers:

-Bergamot
-Zinnia
-Day Lilies (kingfisher)
-Cosmos
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Bulbs/Others:

-Cannas
-Philodendron
-Schefflera (Not sure)
-Some assorted Ivy
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I have a small collection of less common potted houseplants that includes the following groups among others...
  • bamboos - selected among species that grow well as houseplants
  • Pandanus spp.
  • palms, especially Chamaedorea spp.
  • caudiciform trees, e.g., Bursera spp.
  • species Begonia
  • a few aroids, e.g., Aglaonema
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Do you have the indoor garden set up with hydroponics?

I would really like to do an indoor garden but have no space at my current house. Hopefully the next house will have a basement and I can do more.

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My living room is kinda like an indoor garden here are some pics.





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You have a set up good for Aquaponics

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I don't have a camera but I made a not to scale picture of the room with ms paint.

I'm working on setting my own system up but this was the site that got me interested in it. Feel free to curse my name
http://farmfountain.com/
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Do you have the indoor garden set up with hydroponics?

I would really like to do an indoor garden but have no space at my current house. Hopefully the next house will have a basement and I can do more.
No maybe sometime all I have now is just pots and soil.
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My living room is kinda like an indoor garden here are some pics.





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Wow it looks like a jungle. Except with a comfy chair.
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Hey Len what is that plant right to the right of the fish tank? Is that a Spathiphyllum?

I like that big philo. That's a classy plant.
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Hey Len what is that plant right to the right of the fish tank? Is that a Spathiphyllum?

I like that big philo. That's a classy plant.
Yep it's a spathillium it just sent up a ton of new flowers and the philo is the centerpiece it really started the whole jungle theme I got it 3 years ago and it was about 18" high and 18" around now it sends out leaves that are bigger than that, it's a real centerpiece plant..

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My house has quite a few plants!
Used to be much greener (aka, jungle status), but the great disaster of last year wiped out a lot of them
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