The Practical Guide to the Kratky Method – Part 2: Initial Set-up

The beauty of the Kratky method is its hands-off nature. It does require some sweat equity to get started, however. Specifically, you’ll need to put together a growing apparatus. That may sound expensive, but really it is just a few plastic storage containers with some holes cut in them and possibly some lights and pest repellent. This article will walk you through the first time set-up procedures for setting up your own growing equipment. Outdoor vs Indoor Before you get too far, you need to decide where you will be growing your plants. Kratky plants can be grown indoors or

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The Practical Guide to the Kratky Method – Part 1: Introduction

Do you want to grow lots of lettuce, but are constantly hampered by the fact that it’s either too hot or too cold? How about the fact that lettuce is just about the favorite garden plant for bugs to eat? Or – do you want to try your hand at hydroponics, but don’t want to spend a fortune on tubs, pumps, filters and other supplies? Utilizing the Kratky method of hydroponic farming is a great solution to all of these problems. In this series of articles, I’ll walk you through the ins and outs of putting together your own Kratky

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