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Everything you need to know about building your own hydroponic garden system! DIY Hydroponics Systems Builders Guide offers you complete easy to follow how to plans with instructions and detailed pictures on build 4 different types of hydroponic systems. Included are; Nutrient Film Technique (NFT), Flood and Drain (Ebb and Flow), Top Feeding System (Drip System) and Multiple Tray System (MPT System).
Diy Hydroponics System Builders Guide will give you a jump start in getting your own hydroponic garden underway. In doing so you will experience a life changing revolutionary way to grow seven to ten times the amount or organic produce in the same space it takes for a soil garden.
Hydroponics gardening puts and end to weeding and fighting soil pests. No tilling, cultivating, fertilizer spreading or compost shredding.
No more manure spreading or irrigating, and no tractor shed required. Yet, your plants grow abundantly, taste amazing, and are extremely healthy.
Plus, hydroponic gardening use 60% to 70% less energy, is green to the extreme and is absolutely revolutionizing the way America does gardening and farming
Hydroponic systems work equally well both indoor and out, are easy to build, and are easily expandable to allow for growth into a larger operation. Once you have the feel of adjusting the flood cycle, controlling the ph level you may the feel prepared for a larger MPT Tray System, NFT System or a Top Feeding System.
In most cases, it is only necessary to obtain the tools and materials, and then to follow the pictures to assemble the systems. Most of the required materials can be purchased at your local home or builder supply store such as Home Depot or Lowe’s.
When using this manual, it is not necessary to follow each step and measurements precisely. Use these instructions as a guide. Be creative and flexible; adjust the plans to create your own custom system. Once you understand the basic principles, you should be able to modify and create many variations of the systems in this guide.
Enjoy the exciting adventure of hydroponics and grow have fun!
Biographie de l'auteur
John P. Hennessy began his quest for the ultimate garden some years ago. It all came about due to some physical limitations which prevented him from working a conventional soil garden. He wanted the rewards and joy of gardening without all the back breaking work. He wanted a system that anyone could use to grow lush healthy produce regardless of age, skill, space, or physical limitations. His initial goal was to develop a small system capable of supplying enough fresh produce to sustain a family of four year round. In his pursuit John spent thousands of dollars and untold hours buying, building, planting, testing and re-testing every kind of plant in multiple types of systems. He knew the ultimate gardening system would have to be affordable, compact, expandable, fully automated, modular, efficient, and one that preformed well for all type plants. Hydroponics seemed to be the answer! He read every Hydroponic books and articles he could get his hands on. Devoured case studies done by universities and research companies, studying various systems, comparing their different strengths and weaknesses. John flew to Florida to see the research being done at “The Land” Epcot Center for Hydroponic Research. He interviewed commercial growers, distributors, hydroponic experts and innovators from all over the country. After about a year of study and research he bought some systems from the big hydroponic retailers. He also began to build and test many of His own systems. He experimented with drip, ebb flow, aeroponic, NFT, and wick systems. John grew everything from 6’ high stacks of strawberries to 8’ high corn stalks in five gallon buckets. Some of the systems were a success and some were total failures. Three years later he found that most all of the systems were lacking in what he felt was the basic criteria for the ultimate system. Many times John thought of give up the whole idea, he experienced much frustration as he found himself spending more and more time, energy and money. However, he continued building, testing and growing. He had become obsessed with hydroponic gardening! “Diy Hydroponics Systems Builders Guide” provides the reader with the knowledge, experience and short cuts John gained in His search for the ultimate garden. The guide is a great tool that will save you headaches, time, money and will allow you to do more of what you really love. Growing, harvesting and enjoying the abundant bounty!