How To Hydroponics 3rd Edition

Foreword   How To Hydroponics was written to provide you with a basic education in the science of hydroponics while giving you the hands on experience that makes learning fun and effective. It covers all the information you should need to gain a basic understanding of the science and develop…

General Hydroponics

Crops Crops produced in today’s modern greenhouse ranges are many and varied. They can be loosely categorized as follows: vegetables including tomatoes, cucumbers, fancy lettuces, bell peppers, cherry tomatoes and a host of minor ones such as radish, melon and strawberry cut flowers e.g. roses, mums, carnations potted flowers e.g….

History of Hydroponics

Hydroponics basically means working water (“hydro” means “water” and “ponos” means “labor”). Many different civilizations have utilized hydroponic growing techniques throughout history. As noted in Hydroponic Food Production (Fifth Edition, Woodbridge Press, 1997, page 23) by Howard M. Resh: “The hanging gardens of Babylon, the floating gardens of the Aztecs…