Growing in a container

Come GROW indoors with us If you are a soil farmer, but can only farm outdoors during certain growing seasons, a container farm would allow growing 365 days, which would add additional income to your farm. A farmer, who adds a container, can avoid unexpected frosts, droughts, or even hurricanes. With a controlled environment, there would be […]

Fresh Produce Supplier Agreements

There is a significant shift towards fresh produce, with every corporate retailer having “best in fresh” in its strategy. As a result, the demand for Hydroponic produce is ever increasing as it has a longer shelf-life, delicious in taste and chefs around the world are enthusiastically incorporating hydroponic greens into their menus. For retailers going into Africa, the focus on […]

Commercial Hydroponics

In a 10 x 30m greenhouse, growing herbs & lettuce you will harvest 4320 plants every 2-3-4 weeks with a potential of 26 harvests a year. We design greenhouse layouts for all our customers to optimize the growing space and ensure maximum yield & production. What will you GROW?  Contact us: info@nfthydro.co.za    

Hydroponics in Namibia

With an average of 300 days of sunshine annually Namibia is one of the sunniest countries in worldwide. It is therefore understandable that people of Namibia are turning towards Hydroponics to provide fresh produce in a country that this is very hard to obtain. Only growing her 2nd crop, (see photo) but our young grower Larissa is making […]

Urban Container Farms

As container growing become more popular, we look at the advantages & disadvantages of container farms: Hydroponic profiles for containers The biggest advantages of container farms are: They’re modular and easy to ship. They’re compact and self-contained. Used containers are cheap and available. Prices will continue to be driven down as competition increases. The biggest […]

Hydroponics system grows crops with 90% less water

Save water with our Hydroponic Systems As climate change begins to pose new challenges for conventional outdoor food production methods, hydroponic farming is fast gaining popularity in Africa & South Africa. One of the most important advantages of Hydroponic culture inside the Greenhouse is the possibility to save water with the irrigation system. Up to 90% of water is saved in […]

The most common plants used for growing microgreens

Start growing Microgreens today with our MG-6 Microgreens system  Any edible plant, can be used but the following is some of the most commonly used for growing microgreens Arugula / Rocket Kale Spinach Radish Beet Watercress Herbs Cabbage Mustard Chia Sunflower Buckwheat Microgreens add beautiful color and great flavor to salads and are an excellent garnish […]

URBAN FARMING IS THRIVING, BUT WHAT DOES IT REALLY YIELD?

Despite their relatively small size, urban farms grow a surprising amount of food, with yields that often surpass those of their rural cousins. This is possible for a couple reasons. Hydroponic plant cultivation is widely considered more sustainable than regular farming as it uses around 90% less water. Secondly, hydroponic farming yields more vegetables and herbs in a shorter time. Growers […]

Hydroponics Growing Trends To Change Agriculture

Hydroponics today, is promising to be one of the most innovative, profit centers in the future. It could create new jobs, support services and capacity to feed the world. Although the industry has its fair share of naysayers, the hydroponics farm costs, margins and profits may convince entrepreneurs otherwise. Low Market Penetration at this stage  At this point, […]