Choose the right plant variety for your system We are currently growing a small heirloom variety of lettuce in our DFT or Shallow Flow Technique system (SFT). The variety of lettuce is called Tennis Ball Lettuce and the size makes it perfect for our PVC based hydroponic system. We often grow romaine lettuce in the […]
Grow updates contains info or pictures of plants that we may be currently or recently growing. If you are interested in plant info or specifics on growing a particular plant this may be a great place to check.
Tulsi the Holy Basil This is an herb with a long history of use from the area of India. Tulsi is considered to be an adaptogen and to have many health benefits. An adaptogen is a plant that has shown to have the ability to allow the body to better cope with stressors, in other […]
When we start our seeds for the larger DFT hydroponics system we like to use General Hydroponics Rainforest system. The GH Rainforest is an aeroponics system that agitates the water and creates a very fine mist of nutrient solution for the plant’s roots. The Rainforest aeroponics system is great because it is quite versatile. […]
This DIY tiny aquaponics build was shown from design up to completion in an earlier post. The plans for this DIY ornamental aquaponics setup are also available in the Ebooks / Plans section. This tiny aquaponics system has been running for about a month now and we thought it was a good time to […]
Gardening is an enjoyable hobby but it is also a seasonal hobby in most locations. Here in the upper midwest, winter weather keeps people mostly indoors this time of year. Indoor cultivation is a great way to keep your thumb green when weather turns against you. Growing plants indoors in soil filled pots is […]