from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Cultivation of plants in nutrient solution rather than in soil.
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- n. the cultivation of plants in a nutrient solution rather than in the soil
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- n. a technique of growing plants (without soil) in water containing dissolved nutrients
It applies a technique called hydroponics, where plants are grown in nutrient rich solutions instead of soil.
Many horse owners recall another hydroponics system marketed 20 or so years ago in compact units, in which many people found mould grew.
By Dr S.M. Alam and M. A.Khan THE hydroponics is a method of growing plants using mineral nutrients solution instead of soil.
Many of us still jump to conclusions when we hear "hydroponics" and New York Sun Works wants to change that.
I'm starting to get sick of seeing the word 'hydroponics'.
Burkey said he was pleased to report on new developments, such as hydroponics, that make it easier and less expensive for people to maintain vegetable farms.
It's not necessarily hydroponics which is the problem but the farmer not using the right nutrients to compensate for the missing soil. to add some Digg pizzaz to your day.
We look forward to the panelists 'valuable input on our initiatives involving vertical agriculture using recycled resources and hydroponics, which is the practice of growing plants without soil and which allows for the production of fruit and vegetables in spaces outside of traditional farms. "
In this video, Mooney shows us his rooftop garden in springtime and talks about why hydroponics and vertical farming are in our future.
As Mooney describes, hydroponics rely on "liquid soil."
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