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Hydroponics – Next step

Well the hydroponic experiment is going well. Took another harvest off the plants this evening for a large salad that fed the family. Last weekend I put together the first test tower system, built from parts I had lying around.

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Hydroponics Update 2

5 weeks since we started and all the salads are growing well. We harvested a few leaves yesterday for lunch, pretty happy so far on the progress.

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Hydroponics – Update 1

Well, finally got the plants into the pots, measured the nutrient as per instructions and followed the advice accumulated from numerous hours of youtube videos, online info and discussions with my local hydroponics supplier… here’s a photo of the ‘real

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Hydroponics Try Out

Growing veg has been something I’ve done on a relatively small and infrequent scale for a  several years, the results have been mixed, and not something that I’d call a great success. Some years we’d get a great crop of

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I’ve been bitten by a Gopher

   It’s been a while since I’ve had a chance to write anything, mainly because there’s nothing I’ve been doing lately that I’d consider interesting enough to actually sit down and write about. Well, the last few days have been interesting,

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Dashing demo with Docker

Dashing – The exceptionally handsome dashboard framework. A demo of this great dashboard framework is now available as a Docker container. Check it out simply by running either of the following: To launch the container interactively – To launch and

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Posted in Container, Docker, Linux, Ruby, Ubuntu

Setting up a Docker dev environment on Mac OS X

There are countless articles and posts on the web about settting up a docker dev environment on OS X, and all of them work more or less. Here’s another one 🙂 This solution uses the following.. * Virtualbox * Vagrant

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Posted in Container, Docker, Linux, Mac OS X, Ubuntu