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DO IT YOURSELF NFT (Nutrient film technique) SYSTEM

Nutrient film technique (NFT) is a hydroponic technique wherein a very shallow stream of water containing all the dissolved nutrients required for plant growth is recirculated past the bare roots of plants in a watertight gully, also known as a channel. In an ideal system, the depth of the recirculating stream should be very shallow, little more than a film of water, hence the name ‘nutrient film’. This ensures that the thick root mat, which develops in the bottom of the channel, has an ...

Fall is just around the corner

But we still have two days of summer left so let’s make the best of it! Grab the flip-flops and head to the beach, grab the tent and head for the mountains, grab the BBQ and head for the park… we don’t care… just grab something or someone and head somewhere Dawg-gonit! For those of you that haven’t already, it’s time to get that indoor garden set up and start growing again. For those of you who never stopped growing indoors… WooHoo! Anyone who is interested in sharing their indoor setup ...

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