Category Archives: Types Of Hydroponic Systems

How To Build A 5 Gallon Hydroponic Bucket

The 5 gallon hydroponic bucket may be the most simple hydroponic systems both to make and take care of. I like to use my 5 gallon hydroponic bucket systems for those plants that produce a lot of fruit, need a lot of water and/ or get big. I usually use hydroponic buckets when growing like tomatoes, watermelons, cucumbers and pumpkins, and they grow[...]

What is Aeroponics?

Aeroponics is considered more of an advanced hydroponic method of gardening. Some do not consider aeroponics to be a true hydroponics method as the plant roots are not submerged in water. Instead with aeroponics, plants are often placed in small holes or slits to stabilize the plant while the roots are suspended in the air. The nutrient solution[...]

What Is Nutrient Film Technique- NFT Hydroponics?

Nutrient film technique, or NFT for short, is a very simple hydroponic method. It’s basic design, makes it popular for both hydroponic gardening at home and on a commercial scale. NFT hydroponics systems are usually set up to grow[...]

What Is Drip Hydroponics?

Drip hydroponics can work well for many different types of hydroponic gardeners. Since drip hydroponics can be so versatile, it’s used from beginners on up to commercial growers. The process is simple and allows you the ability to control exactly how much nutrients your plants are getting, Drip systems can be made grow a single plant on up to the[...]

What Is Wick Hydroponics?

The wick hydroponics are the most simplistic hydroponic systems there are. It can be a completely passive system so there is no need for pumps or electricity. Since there are no moving parts, there is no need to worry about any system failures or parts breaking. As long as your keep your reservoir full of nutrient solution your plants ready to grow.[...]

What Is Ebb And Flow Hydroponics?

The ebb and flow system also called a flood and drain system. This is one of my favorite methods of hydroponics due to its ease of use, capabilities, and reliability. With the right system, you can customize an ebb and flow system to grow just about any type of plant with success.

How Does An Ebb And Flow Hydroponic System Work?

The grow tray of an ebb and flow hydroponic system is[...]

Deep Water Culture Hydroponics

Deep water culture hydroponics is a popular method for at-home gardeners. Not only is it effective, but it’s an extremely easy hydroponic system to assemble and maintain. For those that are new to hydroponics, using deep water culture hydroponics is a great place to start. Don’t let the ease of use fool you, this method of hydroponics is extremely[...]

6 Different Types Of Hydroponic Systems

Types of hydroponic systems

6 different types of hydroponic systems

Since there are many different options when it comes to hydroponic systems, it can be hard to decide what unit may work best for you. Here’s a quick overview of some of the different types of hydroponic systems:

Wick Hydroponics

The wick system is the most simplistic type of hydroponic system requiring no electricity, pumps or aerators.[...]