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Following is information on setting up your indoor garden with modest materials and no bubblers. You may want to investigate grow lights if you don’t have generous light from south-facing windows.
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Following is the information from several videos using the Kratky hydroponic indoor plant growing system. It is simple and relatively inexpensive.
If you are on a stricter budget there are more choices. Watch the video below to learn about using tubs with lids for the Kratky Method of indoor gardening which is a simple hydroponics method with no bubblers, probes, etc.
Here is another simple method that uses mason jars for growing lettuce and other greens that you start in rock soil cubes:
She shows where she ordered the rock wool and the seeds. You may find other sources at your local hardware or garden store. This is really a simple method using a clear plastic container to hold mason jars and 2 and 3 inch net cups. You can order these online and I have seen them at Health Ranger Store online. She shows how to use the screw on top to keep the 2 inch net cups from falling into the jar.
She plants her seeds in rock wool that she got on Amazon. It is a grow medium made from molten rock that is spun into cotton candy-like fibers and compressed into the cubes. The cubes need to be soaked in water first before planting in them. She uses a clear container with water in it and puts in 10 inch cubes.
She puts 2 to 3 seeds per hole in case they don’t germinate. If the seeds are new you may only need one seed for each cube. She lets the cubes sit in water to keep them moist. She used tap water and says that lettuce likes water at a pH of 6.2 to 6.5 but she does not check the pH when doing this.
If plants aren’t growing as expected check the pH. Put a lid on the container—a clear lid. It will keep the moisture in and act like a mini green house. She keeps the container near a southwest facing winter. Within 4 days the seeds have germinated and then she puts the container near a grow light. The plants are starting to grow.
One week later the seedlings are growing well; she will wait until they have roots growing out of the bottom before planting them in the larger container. When the seeds have their 2nd set of leaves and roots coming out of the bottom, they are ready to transplant.
She uses 3 inch net cups with wide mouth 32 ounce mason jars. If she uses 16 oz. mason jars she can use 2 inch net cups and to keep them from falling into the jar, she uses the outer metal ring of the metal jar lid. The reservoir for the lettuce doesn’t have to be as large as a tomato or cucumber plant.
She has hydroponic solution called Grow Big from Fox Farms and it’s easy to mix. 2 teaspoons go into a gallon container. Pour some hydroponic solution into the mason jar until it reaches the bottom of the net cup. Don’t go to the top of the jar, but the rock wool needs to stay wet and you need for the roots to grow down to the bottom of the jar. The plants also need oxygen so you need a gap so the plants can grow air roots to take in oxygen along with the roots that are in the water taking in the nutrients from the water.
She places the rock wool with the plants in them in the net cup. The rock wool cube doesn’t fill up the entire space of the net cup so she uses hydroponic clay cubes to fill up the space between the rock wool and the edge of the net cups. The clay pebbles are a grow media and you can find them on Amazon. They help block out the light coming into the net cups and then into the water. You want to block the light so you don’t have light coming into the water that can make algae. She also wraps each jar in paper to block out the light.
If you have more than one plant growing in the rock wool, take scissors and cut off the smaller plant and leave the roots in place. Line up the mason jars in tubs to keep them stable. She uses LED lights that are rated 6500 kelvin which is a part of the color spectrum that the lettuce like.
At day 20 you will see nice growth on the lettuce plants and the roots are really growing. At 4 weeks the leaves are much bigger and the roots should be nice and white. Plants in the 32 ounce mason jars grew larger than the ones in the 16 ounce jars.
At week 5 she harvests the leaves from the lettuce. You will find that most of the water is out of the jars. You can cut or hand pick the leaves. She left some in the jars and you can grow the plants 2 more times before they start getting bitter. She used more of a blue light than a red light on the color spectrum.
In 2 weeks the plants will grow back nicely. The leaves are less tender than the first harvest and are more ruffled and thicker than the first harvest. She puts the leaves in a glass bowl and does not wash them before use. Store them in a glass bowl and store them dry so they don’t rot until you are ready to use them.
The roots on the 2nd growing will be live and healthy and drinking the water from the mason jar. The roots won’t be as white as the first growing. The plants in the smaller jars had some droopy and brown on the outside. The larger jars did not have droopy and brown leaves.
How to Grow Hydroponic Tiny Tim Tomatoes from Seed to Harvest:
She started with a packet of Tiny Tim tomato seeds and set up 4 net cups filled with hydroponic clay pebbles. She sprinkled some seeds over the pebbles and added a rock wool cube with a seed planted in it. Then she covered the seeds with plastic to keep in the moisture and the humidity and waited for the seeds to germinate. The water level was up to the lower 1/3rd of the clay pebbles and she sprinkled some seeds on to the top of the clay pebbles which had been soaked in water overnight so they were saturated.
Many of the seeds germinated on the clay pebbles and some washed away into the water so they were wasted. None of the seeds in the back 2 of the 4 containers germinated. The same was true of the seeds in the rock wool cubes. Two germinated and two did not.
4 weeks later the seeds are ready to be transplanted. The seedlings in the rock wool and on the clay pebbles are both growing roots. You only want one plant in each net cup. She is using 18 qt. totes. There are 4 quarts to a gallon so these totes should hold 4.5 gallons of water when filled to the top. You will find a number on the back of totes and 2, 4 and 5 are the safest numbers for growing food.
She filled the totes with 3 gallons of reverse osmosis water so that the level was touching the bottom of the net cups. she added master blend solution with has 3 parts. First is the master blend, then Epsom salt mixed separately, and then added the calcium nitrate. The directions on the master blend package is for 5 gallons so you have to adjust proportionately.
She cut round holes in the lids of the totes to hold the net cups. You need a drill and a hole saw bit that fits on to the drill. The net cups will fit in. She repotted the seedlings into the net cups and put clay pebbles to hold the rock wool cube in place. It helps block out the light from shining into the water. This system is the Kratky system and has no powered or moving parts.
The seedlings grown on the clay pebbles were also placed by threading the root through the bottom of the net cup. She added more clay pebbles. In the end it didn’t seem to matter on the method of getting the seedlings to germinate…whether on the rock wool or on the clay pebbles.
She covered the lids with aluminum foil so the light would be reflected and go into the tote. At 8 weeks the plants are starting to put out flowers. She was using a 1000 watt light. At 9 weeks there are a lot of plants. These are self-pollinating plants. At 10 weeks tomatoes are starting to appear and the plants are still growing nicely. She pruned the bottom branches to help with the air flow. Remove leaves that don’t look healthy.
At 75 days there are lots of tomatoes. At day 77 these are large cherry tomatoes, larger than cherries. The tomatoes are at different stages of development. At day 97 there are ripe tomatoes. It took 20 days for the tomato to turn red.
At day 101 many tomatoes are turning red and right. When the water level drops down she tops it off with plain filtered water or hydroponic nutrient water which is the master blend formula. I alternate between fresh water refills and hydroponic refills.
Here is another video on growing broccoli microgreens:
A typical way is to grow them in soil, but you can grow them on paper towel. She used 10 x 10 inch trays …one with an inch of organic potting soil and the other tray is lined with 3 paper towels placed in the tray. They are just regular paper towels from the kitchen. She ordered seeds from Mountain Valley Seed Co. She uses a shaker filled with ½ oz. (1 tbs.) for each tray. She sprays both trays and then shakes the seeds onto each of the trays.
She stacks the trays to keep the light out with an empty tray on top. Check them the next day and both trays have germinating seeds. She sprays them every day to keep them moist and keeps them covered. There’s a lot of growth. Now she leaves the trays uncovered so they can get light to let them grow. The microgreens are not green since they have been exposed to light and have chlorophyll in them. The seeds in the soil are growing a little faster at this point.
She brushes the tops of the greens every day to encourage the hulls to drop off. There will be fewer hulls when you harvest. There are a lot of seeds in the paper towel tray at this point that have not germinated, even though both trays had the exact same amount of seeds. The soil trays are growing faster than the paper towel seeds.
You can harvest some of the soil greens at this point. The paper towel seeds need more time. At day 9 the microgreens are growing nicely and can be left to grow more. You can cut these as you need them. The microgreens grown in soil and the leaves are larger and the stems are taller.
On day 10 she checks both and now the paper towel microgreens are taller and fuller but the ones on the soil are more robust with denser plants and bigger leaves.
On day 14 she is harvesting the microgreens on the paper towels. They have not gotten to the same size as the ones on soils. The soil microgreens grew faster but the paper towel microgreens produced a nice crop as well. They came to almost the same level as the soil grown microgreens when left for another 4 days.
Broccoli microgreens have more magnesium, manganese, copper and zinc than the broccoli florets from the fully mature plant. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5362588/
Below are links from Amazon for some of the products you might need to start growing. Good luck, and most of all, have fun! Seeds for Microgreens and Sprouting: https://amzn.to/2QUfHIU Sprouting Lids for Mason Jars: https://amzn.to/2NAsqSI Two Tiered Sprouter: https://amzn.to/2zpKJ4J Growing Trays: https://amzn.to/2QRSyXn
Take a Selfie With Your Indoor or Outdoor Garden and email it to Lynn at
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Order A Vial Today And Have That Water To Make Your Indoor Garden Even Better!
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