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Are you considering hydroponic or aquaponic indoor growing? Here's a presentation to a Horticulture class at Triton College in Illinois that will answer some questions. Continue the conversation on ...

Are you considering hydroponic or aquaponic indoor growing? Here's a presentation to a Horticulture class at Triton College in Illinois that will answer some questions. Continue the conversation on Facebook - Root 66 Aquaponics.

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    • HYDROPONICS: 2011 & BEYOND shawn odneal - root 66 - shawn@hydroaquaponics.com
    • shawn odneal - root 66 - shawn@hydroaquaponics.com Hydroponics is a method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions, in water, without soil.
    • shawn odneal - root 66 - shawn@hydroaquaponics.com Top Hydroponic Crops
      • Pepper
      • Tomato
      • Cucumber
      • Lettuce
      • Herbs
      • Strawberry
    • shawn odneal - root 66 - shawn@hydroaquaponics.com From Commercial Greenhouses to Home Gardens
    • shawn odneal - root 66 - shawn@hydroaquaponics.com From Simple to Complex
    • shawn odneal - root 66 - shawn@hydroaquaponics.com … To Just Plain WEIRD!
    • shawn odneal - root 66 - shawn@hydroaquaponics.com Watering
      • Watering schedule
      • Ph, EC, etc.
      • Medium used
    • shawn odneal - root 66 - shawn@hydroaquaponics.com Fertilization
      • Stage of Growth
      • Synthetic vs. Organic
      • Hydroponic vs. Aquaponic
    • shawn odneal - root 66 - shawn@hydroaquaponics.com Lighting
      • Types of lighting
      • Light spectrum
      • Light cycle
    • shawn odneal - root 66 - shawn@hydroaquaponics.com LED – The Future? A light-emitting diode is a semiconductor light source. LEDs are used as indicator lamps in many devices and are increasingly used for other lighting.
    • shawn odneal - root 66 - shawn@hydroaquaponics.com LED – The Future?
    • shawn odneal - root 66 - shawn@hydroaquaponics.com Why Grow Hydroponic?
      • You can save money.
      • It’s possible to grow year-round.
      • Plants are healthier in a controlled environment.
      • Homegrown vegetables & herbs taste better.
      • And best of all…
      • It’s sustainable!
    • shawn odneal - root 66 - shawn@hydroaquaponics.com AQUAPONICS Aquaponics is a sustainable food production system that combines a traditional aquaculture (raising aquatic animals such as fish, crayfish or prawns in tanks) with hydroponics (cultivating plants in water) in a symbiotic environment.
    • shawn odneal - root 66 - shawn@hydroaquaponics.com AQUAPONICS
    • HYDROPONICS: 2011 & BEYOND Continue the conversation… Search: Root 66 Aquaponics
    • HYDROPONICS: 2011 & BEYOND THANK YOU! Shawn Odneal [email_address]