The tale of two Hydroponic Growers

This is a tale of two growers, both started in similar circumstances. However, their projects took very different trajectories. Grower 1, after asking us for a quotation, decided to rather build his Hydroponic system. Convinced that research on the internet would guide him to his success. Grower 2, decided to purchase one of our semi-commercial […]

The Future of Agriculture is Hydroponic Growing

Hydroponics is the fastest growing sector of agriculture, and it could very well dominate food production in the future. As the worlds’ population increases and arable land declines due to poor land management, people will turn to new technologies like hydroponics and vertical farming to create additional channels of crop production. Currently, arable land comprises only around 3 percent […]

HYDROPONIC EDIBLE FLOWERS

If there ever was a photogenic edible flower, its the rocket flower.  Usually, we don’t get to see them unless the rocket plant is allowed to go to flower so it feels like you’re let in on a lovely secret.  Leaving a few rocket plants to go into bud is well worth it, just look at […]

The debate of food safety and crop growing practices

With the majority of the world population growing concerned with what they consume and what are the actual constituents of the food that makes it to their plates, the debate of food safety and crop growing practices has never been more intense. Individuals are inclined to eat more healthy produce, even when they are dining […]

Hydroponic Mineral Nutrient Dosage Calculator

NFT Hydro is making this online calculator freely available for a few weeks and we ask that you please provide us with your valuable feedback if you are going to use it. It is specifically for the application of Hygrotech Mineral Nutrients for soilless farming growing vine crops, peppers & leafy greens. The calculator is […]

Container Growing | Your success as a grower become our success story.

These stunning photos were sent to us last night from one of our container growing clients, with such a lovely message: ‘Thank you NFT Hydro for all your support & guidance.” This absolutely emulates the essence of the NFT Hydro brand.  Great brands have experiences and values. What you will experience with NFT Hydro, as one […]

Tips to extend the life of microgreens after harvest.

Most varieties of microgreens will last about 7 to 12 days when stored properly in the refrigerator, about the same amount of time as other leafy greens like lettuce.  Keep  your microgreens live on your NFT Hydro Microgreens Fiber paper (supplied as part of all our Microgreens Systems) Harvest microgreens early, when cool, when possible, […]

Algae Control and Prevention in Your Hydroponic System

We have had a few clients this week expressing concern about algae growth in their hydroponic systems.  It is important to understand that soilless farming is a high-intensity method of farming, you cannot leave your greenhouse or in-door growing area for weeks on end without checking and taking responsibility for the well-fare of your plants and […]

Edible Flowers can be grown in our Hydroponic Systems

Feasting on brightly colored flowers has a long culinary history. In the Victorian area, edible flowers were particularly popular and frequently used to create elegant designs of candied violet and borage to top cakes and desserts. In more recent times, edible flowers are recognized not only for their beauty and decorative value, but also for flavor, […]

Rooftop Urban Farmers – Firts Crop of Microgreens

This lovely photo was shared by our clients on our Instagram page this morning. The microgreens are grown on our MG-26 Commercial Microgreens System. Just 7 days old they are nearly ready to harvest in a beautiful array of colors. MG-26 Microgreens system for growing commercial microgreens Please contact us if you would like to start growing […]