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Hydroponic sod

Posted by Laeka BaltMDz6b (My Page) on
Wed, Nov 3, 04 at 17:06

Has anyone tried this in any way, shape or form? I've seen several on-line ads for companies that do it but the cost of a franchise start at $65k. Seems that if you had a good grass blend with some bluegrass in it for stolons you wouldn't need much of a substrate to grow on. Maybe use NFT?

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RE: Hydroponic sod

I don't think growing the sod would be the problem, having it adapt to field conditions after transplant might be.

RE: Hydroponic sod

  • Posted by Baci z10Ca (My Page) on
    Thu, Nov 11, 04 at 8:46

Where are you finding material on hydro sod? I dont know if this helps but I found some info on fodder. Mist & run to waste systems are often used for hydro fodder although NFT systems are advertised. You could experiment by building your own system. Here is a picture of a NFT channel for fodder which you could probably build yourself:

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