Aquaponics Imagine having Herbs and Veggies that, growing 3 times faster and enjoying Fish for the table or as pets. Aquaponics is a method of growing plants and water life (fish or shrimp) without the use of soil. This allows you to propagate all types of plants in your home, within a controlled environment. With a small amount of space, little imagination, some spare time, and the right materials, You can produce an abundance of fresh herbs, vegetables, salad greens and Fish for dinner. And remember all those wonderful flowers that thrive in a aquaponics environment..