Posts made in May, 2015

5 Gallon Bucket DWC system

»Posted by on May 30, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

5 Gallon Bucket DWC system

5 Gallon Bucket DWC system Download these hydroponic system Design plans in pdf. Originally postedposted by homehydrosystems.com In hydroponics, DWC stands for Deep Water Culture, it’s a variation of a standard water culture system. A DWC system works exactly the same as a standard water culture system, the only difference is that the water is deeper than a standard water culture system. Though many people refer to any water culture system as a DWC system, water culture systems aren’t really considered “deep water” unless the water is at least 10-12 inched deep. Water culture systems are one of the simplest and least expensive types of hydroponic systems to build. Often times you can build a water culture system out of materials you have...

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Vortex Filter DIY – Organic Fertilizer on Demand

»Posted by on May 28, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Vortex Filter DIY – Organic Fertilizer on Demand

Vortex Filter DIY – Organic Fertilizer on Demand   Originally posted on theurbanfarmingguys.com transcription of “Vortex Filter DIY — Organic Fertilizer on Demand” video..by The Urban Farming Guys.. These guys right here are our vortex filters. Retail, they’d be about $4,000 apiece…DIY version, about $100..You might be able to do it for cheaper. We’ve got a 55-gallon drum, with a cone built into it, down into a shower drain. Out here, you can pull off your fertilizer every day for your garden. I’ll show you about that. We’re pulling off a pretty incredible fertilizer. We had it tested at the University of Columbia. 10-6-2 fertilizer with a ton of micro-nutrients. Right here, is our aquaponics system with IBC totes. We’re gonna be focusing on the four...

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How to Build a Plant Cloner From a 5 Gallon Bucket

»Posted by on May 22, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

How to Build a Plant Cloner From a 5 Gallon Bucket

How to Build a Plant Cloner From a 5 Gallon Bucket   

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A Simple Way To Root Plants From Cuttings

»Posted by on May 22, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

A Simple Way To Root Plants From Cuttings

A Simple Way To Root Plants From Cuttings   

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The Best Water for Your Aeroponics System

»Posted by on May 21, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

The Best Water for Your Aeroponics System

The Best Water for Your Aeroponics System What type of water is best for your aeroponics system and plants? The best water for your aeroponic plants must be free of impurities such as minerals, chemicals, micro-organisms, Volatile Organic Chemicals (VOCs), and have a pH of about 6.0. Here’s a multiple choice question. Which of these water sources are good for your aeroponics system? A) Rain Water B) Distilled Water C) Spring Water D) Drinking Water (Tap or Filtered Water) E) Reverse Osmosis Water F) Softened Water Click Here for Answer First let’s eliminate the evil sources: Softened Water Avoid soft water. While water softeners are great for removing the hardness in your water, the sodium levels it leaves behind are deadly to your aeroponics system and plants....

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