Aquaponics – the word sounds intriguing, at least for someone like me, who loves water and taking care of things that grow.
Two years ago, I had never heard this word. I knew a bit about aquaculture (raising fish), which is a 4,000-year-old industry that originated in China.
Hydroponic plant cultivation is something I was also familiar with, which refers to growing plants in water instead of soil. That industry isn’t nearly as old.
The first official book on the subject was not published until the 1620s, but some cite the amazing Hanging Gardens of Babylon as an example of
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