Fresh Produce Business on the Rise

Another successful hydroponic business has been established in Zimbabwe, growing on our Commercial NFT 4-16 NFT  System. Please look out for the VitaGrow brand in local stores in Zimbabwe and support your local growers.  Why do NFT Hydro clients become successful growers? What you will experience with NFT Hydro, as one of our clients is that we […]

Seed Propagation with Oasis Grower Foam

What can you expect when you propagate with Oasis Grower Foam:  Faster root penetration. Better water distribution. Stronger, more uniform root growth. Robust plants through the entire growing cycle. 100% safe for growing edible crops. We recommend Oasis Grower Medium for all our growers, the results are clear from the photo attached. Come GROW with […]

“Hydroponics is ‘hot’ and happening worldwide”

What is the current status of hydroponic production around the world? Hydroponics is already very common in various parts of the world and there has been a sharp rise in recent years; hydroponics is ‘hot’ and happening across Europe as well as in North and South America. It makes commercial sense to invest in hydroponics because safe and clean food products are […]

Commercial Project growing on our NFT Hydro Bases

Our NFT Hydro Bases will fill soon be stacked in a 10 x 30m greenhouse, as phase one of a commercial scale Hydroponic Project to be rolled out in South Africa. The client has opted to grow with our NFT Hydro Bases specifically for the following reasons: The NFT Hydro Base is designed to return […]

How to Grow Basil Microgreens

Time to germinate: 2-3 days Time to harvest: around 15 days Guide to Growing Basil Microgreens Use good quality basil seeds, we recommend Seeds for Africa or Living Seeds to purchase your seeds from. Please don’t soak your basil seeds. Basil microgreens do not need to be covered in darkness for the first 3 days, […]

Urban Renovation: Hydroponic Farms in Unused Buildings

Cities are encouraged to see that urban renovations are underway whereby old, unused, or abandoned buildings, rooftops and empty lots are being repurposed with a better economic function than their original existence. It is encouraging to see this trend is being adopted throughout  Africa & South Africa. Hydroponic Retrofits as a Real Estate Solution One […]

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 […]

Commercial Microgreens Greenhouse | designed for our client

Our client asked us to design a commercial set-up for growing microgreens. Each 1.825 meter microgreens profile may average 810 grams pf microgreen plants with a harvest potential between 5 – 10 days thus an average harvest potential 416 x 0.81kg = 336.9kg every 5-10 days. To produce microgreens, a grower must become a master at reproducing […]

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 Troubleshooting

Most of the problems we encounter in a hydroponic garden are relatively easy to diagnose. However, what frustrates many novice and experienced hydroponic gardeners alike is coming across something strange, not quite right or downright destructive in a previously healthy crop. Troubleshooting such occurrences can be difficult, as there could potentially be multiple causes for the […]