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How to Build a Vertical Hydroponic Farm

How to Build a Vertical Hydroponic Farm

Vertical Hydroponic Farm

Vertical Hydroponic Farm / shutterstock

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A vertical aquaponic system grows vegetables without soil in columns above a fish tank. By growing vertically, you can produce about twice the amount of plants as you can with a hydroponic system of the same area. One five-foot tower can produce more than 200 heads of lettuce per year. And it uses a small fraction of the water needed to grow crops in soil.

If you are in need of a cost effective way to grow the most food in a very limited footprint, think 20 square feet or a little under 2 square meters, vertical hydroponics is your best bet. The system described is made from PVC. Click the link below to see this article…

How to Build a Vertical Hydroponic Farm

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