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Exploring Aquaponics Workshop


Ever tried to grow your own food and found it too difficult and time consuming? Are you keen to create a sustainable lifestyle for yourself and your family but don't know where to start?

This workshop will give you the tools to easily grow vegetables and seafood in your own home. Aquaponics is a sustainable system of food production which uses 90% less water and grows 2-3 times faster than soil grown vegetables. 

Whether you have some experience of aquaponics or none at all, this workshop will inspire and inform you on the latest advancements in the area as well covering the absolute basics. 

At Flo Gardens we create sustainable and nourishing backyard ecosystems where food grows and nature thrives. This course is the culmination of years of research and development in the aquaponics and backyard ecosystems realm. We want to share our knowledge and experience with you to make growing easy and fun so you can be confident about where your food comes from. 

Join the revolution of people taking their food back into their own hands.


Exploring Aquaponics: growing seafood and vegetables together in your backyard.

Come and discover the easiest way to grow seafood and vegetables in your own backyard.  

This workshop covers the basics of backyard aquaponics:

  • Basic aquaponics theory

  • The nitrogen cycle/aquaponics ecosystem

  • Different types of setups, grow beds, pumps and equipment

  • Integrating an aquaponics system efficiently and aesthetically into your backyard

  • Understanding the fish and plant species used in aquaponics

  • How to approach the design of your system, to ensure success

  • Fish to plant ratios

  • System maintenance and troubleshooting

  • Understanding basic water testing methods, including pH, and interpreting their results

You will leave the course with a good understanding of aquaponics for backyard or commercial application. This course is the precursor to our Advanced Aquaponics Course, coming soon.  

Course Cost: $125 incl. GST

Earlier Event: 22 September
The Garden Club