Today is the last day to check on our hydroponic garden. I noticed that the radish leaves are wilting a bit and some are browning around the edges, so I checked the pH level and it turned out to be … Continue reading
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Today I just checked on the plants and gave them some more water before the weekend.
Today was our first day back from the Memorial Day weekend break. Our radish’s really grew over the weekend. I’ll post pictures of the container as well as the roots which are growing to be several inches long already. I … Continue reading
Today Stan and I just checked to make sure the water level was sufficient for the three day weekend. We topped off the water in the container and left for the weekend.
Today we checked the progress of our radish plants in our hydroponic garden. All three of the plants have made progress over the weekend. Two of the three have made significant progress and are already about an inch tall. We … Continue reading
Today we filled our container with nutrient rich water and placed the germinating seeds into the Dixie cups. We then placed the Dixie cups in the Styrofoam lid and placed that on top of the container. All that was left … Continue reading
Day two was spent readying the seeds for germination and constructing the DWC system. We chose radish seeds because of their quick germination period (4 to 7 days) and their quick harvesting period (28 days). Using the nutrient mixes supplied, … Continue reading
Today we researched hydroponic systems. We found many different types of systems but in the end decided to go with a Deep Water Culture (DWC). In the DWC system the plants sit on the top of a pool of water … Continue reading