Blog Posts - Hydroponics



How much does a vertical farm cost? Maybe my farm can help you guess

by Pro Vertical Farm on Sep 1, 2016

Plug and Plant

A new type of green wall that hooks up to the internet of food? What do you think?
by Pro Vertical Farm on Aug 2, 2016

Vertical Farm Village

Don’t want to miss out on the most important vertical farming news? Sign up for our free newsletter now! Ah another incident of designers failing to think things through. Or, at the very least, an article that was capped by a word count and unable...
by Pro Vertical Farm on May 23, 2016

Hydroponics Farming For Beginners

https://youtu.be/3ZeJjIqfDnAHydroponics Farming For Beginners You who have a garden and want to give the edges but you love simplicity? You can apply edges to your garden with simple design but still looks attractive also unique. Hydroponics farming...
by Perjalanan si Acil on Apr 26, 2016

Coco coir better than soil?

Don’t want to miss out on the most important vertical farming news? Sign up for our free newsletter now! There are some real advantages to growing with coco coir over soil and other hydroponic methods. Check out the factsheet I put together below a...
by Pro Vertical Farm on Apr 14, 2016

Dry Hydroponics

You know what’s great? Our free vertical farming newsletter. Sign up here. To be honest, dry hydroponics looks like something out of a science fiction movie. This turbo-charged, floating raft deep water culture system is very cool and a lot of...
by Pro Vertical Farm on Mar 23, 2016

Ikea wants us to grow hydro [profile and video]

Don’t miss out on exclusive vertical farming content not on the blog. Sign up here. Swedish furniture company Ikea poises to release a new tabletop hydroponic unit. The first question to ask is if it’s as annoying to put together as their...
by Pro Vertical Farm on Mar 17, 2016

SNAP Hydroponics

Hydroponics is an alternative system of growing plants without soil. Instead of soil, an inert media is used into which a nutrient solution containing essential elements is added for a plant’s normal growth and......

Rich hipsters in urban farming and terminator crops as pest control in vertical farms

Get connected to the vertical farming content you want. Sign up to our email newsletter now! Two articles flew across my radar this Valentine’s Day and President’s Day weekend and I think you’ll find them pretty interesting. The fi...
by Pro Vertical Farm on Feb 16, 2016

Growing Marijuana?

I got a really strange reaction to my request for hydroponics supplies when I was in Leander during my trip.I was within about an hour's drive of "home" and I remembered the name of a "water gardens" nursery from when I lived there, Hill Country Wate...
by A Writer's Blot on Feb 10, 2016

Sick Hook In A Hydroponic Greenhouse? I’m In.

Insiders get vertical farming updates sent straight to them. Lead the field, sign up for emails and exclusive content here. Staying busy with a lot of side projects (you’ll hear about them soon) but I came across this cool song by Plant Based R...
by Pro Vertical Farm on Feb 10, 2016

Ebb and Flow Update

The last three posts that were made were on an Ebb and Flow system. I wanted to follow up on the update of that system:Day 1 in system: (4 days after seed germination)Day 35: (I did add a lot of new plants, which are various days/weeks)As you can see...
by TheHydroGuy on Jan 14, 2016

First time, beginners DIY guide Ebb and Flow Table setup - Part 1 (Item list)

Here is a walk through that I did not have when I first started looking into Hydroponics. A complete, beginning to end documentation of the first Ebb and Flow table I built. It is a rough cost estimate as I waited for a lot of the items to go on sale...
by TheHydroGuy on Dec 17, 2015

First time, beginners DIY guide Ebb and Flow Table setup - Part 2 (Prep Work)

Now that you have all of the supplies your next steps are to get started on your new project!- First you may want to soak your seeds for 24-48 hours in water, or a mixture of H2O2 (Hydrogen Peroxide)- While those are soaking you can start drilling ho...
by TheHydroGuy on Dec 17, 2015

First time, beginners DIY guide Ebb and Flow Table setup - Part 3 (Finishing Touches)

- Once you have finished those steps, now you need to decide how far apart you want your net cups. They need to be far enough apart that if you are growing lettuce for example, it has enough width to allow another plant to sit beside it.- Now you are...
by TheHydroGuy on Dec 17, 2015

SP Intel Report- November 13, 2015

Chicagoland DIY Solar Electricity, Window Farming For Beginners Classes From The Green Suite Nick Conrad and The Green Suite will be putting on DIY Solar Electricity and Window Farming for Beginners classes over the next couple of weeks: DIY Solar El...
by Survival And Prosperity on Nov 14, 2015

Martian Food Tech Crash Landing On A Farm Near You

Get connected to the vertical farming content you want. Sign up to our email newsletter now! “Hell yeah I’m a botanist! Fear my botany powers!” – Mark Watney The newest space film The Martian predicts a future where plant knowledge is no...
by Pro Vertical Farm on Nov 12, 2015

Martian Food Tech Crash Landing

Get connected to the vertical farming content you want. Sign up to our email newsletter now! “Hell yeah I’m a botanist! Fear my botany powers!” – Mark Watney The newest space film The Martian predicts a future where plant knowledge is no...
by Pro Vertical Farm on Nov 12, 2015

The Green Suite Of Chicago Launching The Green Van Project

I received word yesterday from Chicago-based purveyors of survival and sustainable living-related training The Green Suite (first blogged about here) regarding a new project they’re launching- and looking to fund. From international crowdfunding we...
by Survival And Prosperity on Sep 15, 2015

The Green Suite Of Chicago Offering Window Farming For Beginners, DIY Solar Electricity Classes

Nick Conrad and The Green Suite of Chicago (first blogged about here in January 2014) will be offering instruction in “window farming” and solar electricity in the coming weeks. From their website: Window Farming for Beginners Wednesday, Septembe...
by Survival And Prosperity on Sep 10, 2015


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