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By Struan K. Sutherland
Whether you have a garden, a coutyard, a
balcony or simple access to a window, you can grow flowers, herbs and
vegetables by hydroponics - and you don't even need a window; you can
use artifical light to grow, e.g. herbs in your kitchen.
Hydroponics is simple. This book explains clearly with the help of diagrams
and photographs how setting up your own hydroponic unit need be no more
complicated than growing pot plants in soil - in fact it's much easier because
you know exactly how much nutrient the plant is getting.
Hydroponics does not require muscle. If you make a sensible choice of medium
and system you need lift nothing heaiver than a medium-size watering can.
Hydroponics is ideal for children, pensioners, busy mums and dads because -
* It practcally eliminates stooping and weeding, and if you follow a routine
and don't forget to feed the plant.
* It practcally guarantees superb results.
So, if you want to grow the most tasty and lucsious vegetables, a constant supply
of aromatic herbs and brilliantly coloured, long-lasting flowers, try
hydroponics in your home.
Fully illustrated with photographs, diagrams, tables, cartoons.
Confessions of a despairing gardener and how a dentist stopped
A Brief History of Hydroponics
1 How A Plant Works - Its Basic Requirements
2 Plant Food And Nutrient Solutions
3 Support Mediums For Hydroponic Plants
4 Types Of Hydroponic Systems
5 Germinating Seeds And Planting Out
6 What To Grow
8 Pest And Disease Control
9 Getting Started
Bibliography : Index
1986, 104 Pages Hardback good condition
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