Growing Hydroponic Basil

Basil is the most popular culinary herb that is produced hydroponically. Hydroponic production not only allows basil to be produced fresh and flavorful year round, but also, the growth is much faster compared to the field production. Propagating basil in OASIS® Horticubes® XL* ensures uniform germination and growth, without any concerns of disease-causing pathogens. Following are the salient features […]

Strategies for Combating Excessive Heat in your greenhouse

1)    Reduce Nutrient Concentration Highly recommended for hydroponic growers! This is a tried and tested commercial technique. In hot conditions your plants are transpiring more moisture than normal. This means that your plants are using a higher water : nutrient ratio. The net effect is a concentration of your nutrient solution which then places cumulative […]

Inside the NFT Hydro Manufacturing plant

Our purpose designed Hydroponic NFT Profiles are manufactured to the highest international standards and specifications to guarantee years of growing. We export around the world attesting to the high quality of our products. Please contact us if you would like to know more | info@nfthydro.co.za  

Key questions the audience asked during our presentation @ the Undercover Farming Conference

Is your NFT Systems affordable? ANSWER: One of the barriers for adoption is high start-up cost. NFT Hydro have a range of NFT Systems that will suit everyone’s budget and is designed to last 10 years. What can I grow in the NFT profiles?  ANSWER: The link will give you some guidance, but we say try to grow […]

Hydroponics bring food security to Malawi

NFT Hydro has been privileged to be involved with an organisation that earned international recognition for their approach to bring effective change to one of the poorest and least developed countries in the entire world – Malawi. Our NFT Systems will help contribute to feeding the staff, visiting guests, and hospital patients, whilst supporting the economic […]

Where did it all start?

Ben Safronovitz, founder of the Perfect Grow venture, numbered among the few who was involved with hydroponics from its very early days in South Africa. He gained huge experience and expertise across the various issues related to hydroponics and … had an unlimited passion for the subject and the love of teaching and assisting. It was […]

The Advantages of Hydroponic Production of Microgreens

Hydroponic microgreens have a distinct advantage over those grown in trays of substrates or soil mixes in that no granular growing medium needs to be used. The high sowing rate and density of microgreens means small particles of substrate can end up in the foliage and since microgreens are not usually washed after harvest, this […]