Growing

FAQ and Information Threads

October 04, 2017

Hydroponics

  • What is hydroponics?

  • Advantages and disadvantages to hydroponics.

  • When to use hydroponics

  • Different hydroponic systems

  • Our hydroponic system

  • General information

October 04, 2017

Different Crops

  • Different crop species suitable for Container Farming

  • Different aspects for different crops

  • Which crop is best for your climate

  • Suitable crops for your needs

January 01, 2020

Growing Supplies

  • What you need to grow

  • Supply lists for your shopping trip

  • Specific equipment for specific crops

  • Recommended commercial retailers

October 04, 2017

Seeding

  • How to seed

  • What to seed

  • Seeding schedules

  • Seeding methods

  • Seedling care

  • Greenhouse preparation

October 04, 2017

Fertilizer and Nurtrient Solution

  • Which fertilizers to buy

  • Where to buy them from

  • How to determine how much fertilizer you need

  • What is a nutrient solution

  • How to calculate your nutrient solution

  • How to make your nutrient solution

  • Concentration and dilution

  • Injectors

  • Maintaining system balance

October 04, 2017

Germinating

  • What is germinating

  • Why we germinate

  • How to germinate

  • Creating a germination space

  • Germination supplies

  • Germination lengths for different crops

October 04, 2017

Transferring and Repotting

  • What is transferring

  • Transferring from germination area to final grow area

  • Transferring from one system to another

  • Transferring after rootball development

  • Repotting post-germination

  • Repotting for larger basket

October 04, 2017

Grow Time

  • Different crops for different grow times

  • List of grow times

  • Special considerations

  • Recalculation of grow time due to event

October 04, 2017

Harvesting and Re-Harvesting

  • What is harvesting

  • When to harvest

  • How to harvest

  • Product cleaning

  • Product preparation

  • Which plans can be reused

  • How to harvest only part of a crop/plant

October 04, 2017

Cleaning and Maitenance

  • Cleaning prior to setup

  • Cleaning after setup

  • Cleaning while farm in-use

  • Cleaning post harvest

  • General cleaning

  • Extra cleaning

  • Recurring maintenance tasks

  • System maintenance 

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