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Old 27-07-2014, 16:04   #31
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Re: Growing Plants on Board?

Burmuda grass grows in the beach, people in Florida sometimes use it for a thick lawn. It's not very soft though.


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Old 27-07-2014, 16:23   #32
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Tomatoes are easy to clone by air layering. See it on YouTube.

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Old 27-07-2014, 18:09   #33
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Yes but cuttings are easier. Layering is such a pain....maybe ground layering right into the pot it going into. That'd be easier


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I use a Tower Garden at home for growing herbs and lettuce and such. I am wondering- does anyone grow food on board? If so what have you found to be issues? What works what doesn't? Is it worth the hassle?
Haven't researched it yet, but looking into hydrophonic growing. Can't get to my boat til June 2015, but if I have a dry spot somewhere in the hull I would like to put straw and grow pot, onions etc. Be interesting to see what happens, if I could really make a root cellar.
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Fungus (or fungi) does well on most boats.

I can imagine with the increasing poopularity (yes, that is a pun) of composting heads, it will only be a matter of time before someone keeps some of the compost on board for growing some shrooms in the dark recesses where the holding tank used to go. That would really be living "green" and recycling.
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