Growing Hostas with Soil (Hydroponics) Update

Gesila(MI Z5)March 21, 2012

Took two seedlings and put them in soil. They seemed to be growing at a faster rate than the ones in the Hydro Planter. However, after some help from Lakeside Rob, I realized that I wasn't having the hydro planter pump the water/nutrients into the plants often enough (only twice a day to start). I've changed the timer to pump 12 times a day and the seedlings in the hydro planter are now growing much faster than the ones in the soil.

I am using the same water/nutrients from the hydro planter to water the seedlings in the soil.

Seedlings in soil:

Seedlings in the hydro planter (they really struggled when the hydro planter only pumped the water/nutrients/air twice a day). They are doing much beter now:

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Where did you get the Bic with the F-15s? I don't smoke but I'dbuy one just to show size of hostas just as you did Gesila. Cool!

Hey, I hard-copied the entire last posting of your project. I love it! Good work and keep us posted.


    Bookmark   March 21, 2012 at 8:59AM
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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

super ...

all the leaf damage is water related ... and irrelevant.. ignore such


    Bookmark   March 21, 2012 at 10:47AM
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I am really interested in learning your process. Is there a way that I can contact you to learn more about your methods?

    Bookmark   May 5, 2012 at 2:04AM
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Gesila(MI Z5)

Click on my member name and then click on send me an email.


    Bookmark   May 5, 2012 at 4:05AM
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