DIY Hydroponic Gardens: How to Design and Build an Inexpensive System for Growing Plants in Water

Tyler Baras

With practical information aimed at home DIYers, author Tyler Baras (Farmer Tyler to his fans) shows exactly how to build, plant, and maintain over a dozen unique hydroponic systems, some costing just a few dollars to make. No soil? No sunlight? No problem. A hydroponic growing system gives you the power to grow plants anywhere. Even if you live in an area where water is scarce, a hydroponic system is the answer you’ve been looking for. Hydroponic systems are sealed and do not allow evaporation, making water loss virtually nonexistent. Simply suspend your essential nutrients in a water-based solution and circulate them to the plant roots in a contained network of vessels and tubes. This accessible guide provides the solid information you need for hydroponic gardening success. Farmer Tyler shows you, with detailed step-by-step photos, precisely how to create these systems, and how to plant and maintain them. All the information you need to get started with your home hydroponic system is included: Recipes for nutrient solutions Light and ventilation sources Comprehensive equipment guide Growing and maintenance instructions 12+ hydroponic system builds Complete crop selection charts DIY Hydroponic Gardens is the best resource available for getting started in hydroponics.

Cool Springs Press 192 pages

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