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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

If you think you can’t grow your own food because you live in the city, think again!

If you think you can’t grow your own food because you live in the city, think again! Home farming is an example of urban gardening, which brings food production into your home. NFT Hydro have designed a few hydroponic home systems to fit onto balconies or into small urban greenhouses. For many of our customers, these […]

The easiest crop to GROW hydroponically

Basil thrives very well in our NFT systems, and it is indeed among the most grown herbs in Hydroponics. Once this plant reaches the mature stage, you harvest and trim it weekly.  Once basil flowers, its leaves lose their flavor, but regularly cropping it can prevent flowering and provide a fresh harvest of the foliage. Cropping the plant also keeps it compact and encourages […]

Scalable Hydroponics Systems designed with new growers in mind

Many of our customers are new to Hydroponics. As a result, NFT Hydro has specifically designed a scalable Hydroponic system to allow our clients to start growing on a small manageable scale and then progress to a commercial set-up without having to replace any of the NFT equipment they have purchased. Start Growing Today If you […]