Posts by Kim

A History of Hydroponics / Aquaponics

HYDROPONICS, WHERE DID IT ORIGINATE? The history of hydroponics can date back to 1600 B.C., the ‘Hanging Gardens of Babylon”, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. In those days, farmers planted plants in clay bowls filled with pebbles and water and hung them from baskets. They also figured out how to channel…

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Hydroponic Systems, Common Systems Part 1

Common Hydroponic Systems. We all know, or at least we should, that hydroponic gardening is a suitable way to get a large return on a small investment. Hydroponic systems use water and nutrients ” efficiently” to encourage fast growth rates which in turn, lead to higher yields. Every hydroponic system out there operates on the…

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ORGANIC HYDROPONICS AND PESTICIDE USE

Organic Hydroponics                                                                                        October  2016 Supermarkets boast organic grapes, carrots, lettuce, banana’s etc……

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