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Hawaiian home builder encourages backyard farms and aquaponic systems

D.R. Horton — Schuler Division is encouraging Kahiwelo at Makakilo residents to live more sustainably by growing their own fruits and vegetables in home gardens.

Press Release by Bennet Group
Hawaii News Now
May 16th, 2012

Excerpt:

D.R. Horton – Schuler Division unveiled its urban food gardens at a preview of its Kahiwelo at Makakilo homes on Tuesday. Kahiwelo at Makakilo offers residents the option to customize their backyards with FarmPodz™ garden beds and Mari’s Gardens aquaponic systems, encouraging residents to live sustainably by growing some of the fruits and vegetables that they eat. Fred Lau, owner of Mari’s Gardens, and Alan Joaquin, founder of FarmRoof®, led tours of the urban food gardens to show the variety of fruits, vegetables and fish that can be grown at Kahiwelo at Makakilo.

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Kitchen balcony garden book includes seeds

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STUFA from Portugal

Inside the box you will find:

One book for guidance so that it all goes well. This is a small guide with planting instructions, how and when to crop and even some cooking suggestions.

3 reusable wood tags so you don’t lose track of the young ones.

3 seed bags enough for 10 crops.

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