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Starting a Hydroponic Garden or Farm

Dan This Land of Ours

Cathy Isom has some pointers on how to start your own hydroponic garden or farm. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Hydroponic gardens are becoming popular because of their ability to conserve water and pesticide use while providing a medium for urban gardeners to grow fresh produce in small spaces. Now that we know the advantages of this practice, …

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Grow Veggies Differently-Hydroponics

Dan Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours, Vegetables

Cathy Isom dives into a different way to grow veggies, or just about any plant, with very little space or soil. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. You may be hearing the word Hydroponics a lot these days. It’s because it’s becoming quite popular for farmers and gardeners and urban garden designers who can grow plants vertically. Hydroponics …

Hydroponics to Improve Yield, Minimize Water Use

Dan Florida, Research, Water

Hydroponic growing systems are a means for growers to potentially improve yield, says Dr. Davie Kadyampakeni, an assistant professor at the Citrus Research and Education Center at the University of Florida. These systems are a way for farmers to grow crops without soil by using water and a nutrient solution. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Alternative Farming Systems Information Center …