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 […]

Most Profitable Plants To Grow Hydroponically

So, is hydroponic farming profitable? The answer is, yes. If you do your research on the most profitable plants to grow and sell, you should have no problem making money. You also want to take a look at growth time too.  To figure out some of the most profitable plants to grow hydroponically we used the U.S. […]

The Growing Trend of Women In Hydroponics

The role of women in hydroponics gardening and the hydroponics industry is changing fast. In the past the vast majority of growers were males, as were the vast majority of hydroponics entrepreneurs, retail store owners and spokespersons.  NFT Hydro has seen a growing acceptance of hydroponics among women n South Africa and Africa. We certainly […]

Hydroponics on the rise

The vast majority of plants are still grown using soil, but hydroponics is on the rise. Globally, it was estimated that the hydroponic farming industry was worth $21.4 billion in 2015, with its value projected to grow at 7 per cent per year. Slowly but steadily, farming appears to be changing. Equally, there are big […]