Easiest Kratky Method for Hydroponic Growing. If you love growing in a non circulating, hydroponic system like the one Dr Kratky started, then you will love this. I have eliminated the need for net cups, rockwool and hydroton (clay pebbles). On top of that, you can use free jugs you were going to throw into the recycling bin anyway. This is the cheapest and easiest way to grow.
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Keep on Growin’ with Mike VanDuzee
You are a legend! Awesome idol!
what happens if you go with less then 4 litres of solution per head of lettuce? do you have to refill it or does the lettuce just not grow as big and you need to harvest earlier?
I do but not happen ☹️
Great. Could you show how you you start from seeds as most of us use rockwool to begin with
So you need Led light to grow or one can just leave on counter top outside
Wow wow wow I try it and it work nice
Hi Mike. How often do you change your nutrients ? I’m using the downspout grow box that you’ve shown and I love your channel. Keep up the good job!
Do you need to change the water or add more nutrients periodically? Doesn't it evaporate over time if you don't? When you initially add the plant, how much touches the water, and at what level should you keep the water?
When you first plant your seedlings,do the roots have to be touching the water?
What are the crops you are showing in this video at around 3:56 timeline? I am having a hard time figuring out what you were growing.
What size hole saw did you use?.
Was the blue material sponge? And cotton or paper towel?
I LIKE WE CAN DO IT THIS WAY
What was that you used to hold the seedling in the pool noodle? I’ve been using a piece of pool noodle but I usually end up getting it too tight and it’s chokes to death,
how about algae in the white containers? Will there be any?
More detail on the hydroponic nutrient solution would be good. How much nutrient to add for how much water, etc. How to calculate the amount needed for the life cycle plant with the Kratky method would be good. Actually, that should be at the top of the priority list to cover during a tutorial on the Kratky method. "Just add nutrient solution" doesn't begin to cover it.
That was awesome. Thank you for sharing.
Do u have issues with mosquitoes? How do u resolve it?
Thanks for being my intro into Kratky!
Do you ever get algae problems considering these, and your downspouts, are white? Why is there so much talk about dark containers? Tks for your entertaining and informative insights!
Hi. I am trying to test out some strawberry plants that already have established roots from being planted in soil. I have a dwc box made and I put them in. I haven’t been able to figure out how high I should make the water level. I have them held up with the pool noodle. I have the water level about an inch in a half from the bottom of my foam board. The plants were standing up this morning(I planted them yesterday evening), but as the day progressed they are now drooping. New to this so I have no idea what if anything is wrong. I have general hydroponic nutrients in the water. Using rain water. Could I have too much water? Or do I need to fill it all the way up flush with the foam board??
I got out of the hospital recently after my surgery and those bottles with handles looks like piss bottles (so you don't have to get out of your bed) …. for real
Music too loud, I can’t hear the words. It’s a shame.
Hello, when I moved my plants (2 weeks old) from soil to hydroponic system they died why? Thanks
What nutrient do you use
Can you use aquarium water?
Una doanda:appena avviato il sistema che livello deve avere l acqua? Quanto devono immergersi le radici?
Great idea and cheap too! I am curious as to whether you are using regular seeds, like Burped or sprouting seeds that you can have a jar full of sprouts in 2-3 days?? I love your channel!
Can seedlings take full strength nutrient solution?
Very nice…learned something new Sir!…I subscribe..amen.
I've seen you use the pool noodles before but what was the white stuff you put in the center?
Great video! Thanks
Hi I was just wondering what method did you use to remove the labels off of the containers ?
was just wondering what is the blue sponge looking thing that you used . thanks
I'm wondering if I could lay the wax TYPE almond milk container on its side with pour spout up and cut 2 round holes in flat top side very gently with hole saw?
I'm impressed. I usually buy the wax TYPE cardboard almond milk containers 1/2 gallon size……reckon they might work someway?
Do you even need the cotton filler?
I am learning great deal from you! When you first set the seedlings in hydroponics, roots don't touch the water. How will they grow? Won't they die?
I have a corded drill, so what ! Don't need to stop for recharge.
I like the throwing seeds at us. Don't listen to the nay sayers. Anyway, what size hole drill are you using?