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Hydroponic Gardening

After your first harvest you will delight in how simple hydroponic gardening is, and how nutritious, flavoursome and fragrant hydroponically grown vegetables, fruit and flowers can be!

Hydroponics for the home gardener is an economical and simple way to turn your backyard, no matter how big or small, or balcony into productive vegetable, herb and flower gardens.

Hydroponic Gardening, designed for beginners of all ages, teaches the basics of hydroponic gardening—how to grow hydroponic plants from seed, and to feed them with naturally balanced nutrients. It also shows you how to transplant plants from soil to hydroponics and how to take clones from valuable plant stock for hydroponic cultivation.

Once your hydroponic garden is established, learn all about:

• the fundamental principles of nutrient management and nutrition
• how to recognise and remedy nutritional disorders
• how to combat pests and diseases the natural way
• how to maintain an ecological balance in your hydroponic garden.

Whether you seek an ambitious hydroponics scheme or simply an answer to growing a few pots on your balcony, this ebook should help you by providing practical advice and answers to your questions, easy or difficult, to extend your success as a hydroponic gardener.

e-Book 2016
Format: PDF (press quality) – Pages: 86
ISBN: 978-0-9775063-5-4

(Upon purchase, download this e-Book directly from ‘Track Your Order’.)

CONTENTS

Foreword

Introduction

Plant nutrition
Basic elements; Nutrient solutions; Nutrient management;
Nutrient guide

Hydroponic mediums and techniques
Water culture; Aggregate culture; Rockwool culture;
Sawdust culture; Aeroponics

Choosing a system
NFT system; Flood-and-drain system; Drip-irrigation system;
Aeroponic system; Other systems

Building a system
NFT system; Flood-and-drain system; Drip-irrigation system;
Rockwool system; Aeroponic system; Electrical pumps; Filters

Planting
Seed germination; Cloning; Transplanting from soil; Nutrient solutions; Temperature; Water; Oxygen; Light; Plant spacing; Plant support

Nutritional and environmental disorders
Remedial action

Managing diseases and pests
Disease control; Disease prevention; Pest control; Algae control

Maintaining your system
Maximising your growth; keeping records

Common questions about hydroponics

Further reading

 

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