Hydroponics for the home grower
Resh, Howard M.
Resumen
Hydroponics offers many advantages to traditional soil-based horticulture. These include greater control over many of the limiting factors, such as light, temperature, and pests, as well as the ability to grow plants in all seasons. With instruction from one of the top recognized authorities worldwide, Hydroponics for the Home Grower gives you step-by-step guidance on how to grow tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, eggplant, lettuce, arugula, bok choy, and various herbs year-round within your home or in a backyard greenhouse. Read an Interview with Dr. Resh here With Dr. Howard Resh’s help, you’ll learn: •Background information on how hydroponics evolved •The nutritional and environmental demands of plants and how to control these factors •How to provide formulations of nutrients optimal to the plants you wish to grow •The many different hydroponic systems you can purchase or build for yourself •Designs for different types of greenhouses with components to fit your personal taste and budget •Crop selection and step-by-step procedures, including seeding, transplanting, training, pest and disease control, and harvesting¯along with when to plant and when to change crops •How you can grow microgreens on your kitchen counter
Detalles del libro
  • Clasificación: SB 126.5 R46
  • Editorial: CRC Press
  • Año: 2015
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