Page 1 of 8
The Anglesey project was funded through the European Leader programme with support from Anglesey Council and the Welsh Assembly Government.
Many people came to our Open Day - and were pleasantly surprised by the variety of plants that can be grown without soil.
It was a pleasantly warm day and we were fortunate in having a breeze to help keep the temperatures down.
An interesting article is to found at
In the demonstration unit we had growing:
Sweet Peas - Carnation - Calendula (marigold)-Nasturtium - Lavender - Helychrysum
French Marigold (tagetes) - Sweet William-Okra - Peppers - Pak Choi
Tomatoes - Runner Beans - Cucumber - Courgette
Many different varieties of Lettuce - Cabbage greyhound
Sage green - Sage tricolour - Sage golden - Sage purple
Rosemar- Thyme -French Tarragon
Mint - Chives - Stevia (sweet herb of Peru)Roquette - Basil - Coriander
April 15th 2007
Our new addition - settling in well
Another Bouvier des Flandres called Chewbaka - a friend for Maisie and our Kerry Blue terrier - the infamous Nelson!
Building Floating Beds
Building wooden frame
Line with thick plastic watched by Nelson and Chewy
Second water bed made up
Thin Polystyrene sheet measured up and holes cut for pots
Close up of small pots and little basket pots awaiting seedlings.
Note Bubbler on top left to aerate the water !
120 plants growing well - June 10th 2007
and....12 days later - 22nd June-wow what a difference!
3rd Floating Bed! Takes 105 plants