Using discarded ikea furniture, recycle wood and pallets, we built a Hydroponics Tower system, completely indoor. Based in Hong Kong, having any space to grow anything is very hard. Going vertical is a great way to grow more. This is our first time using ZipGrow Tower. As you can see, our basils loved it. Our lights are mounted on pallets with wheels so that we can get to the plants when we need it. Check it out
Why is rocket salad so expensive in Hong Kong? We managed to grow some out of our trofast bucket outdoor. The bugs does not seem to care too much about the rocket strong and bitter taste. No bugs so far. It grew as big as my palm. Time to harvest.
I got to experiment with LED Grow light at home. Plant: Thai Basil and Italian Basil. 5 Weeks from transplanted cuttings. Got a loaner LED Grow light from a local Maker Group ( Dim Sum lab ). Dim Sum Lab is a Hong kong base Maker Group. They are really cool, 3D printing, wood working, arduino hacking programming you name it they got it. One of the fellow Dim Sum Lab regular has a LED Grow Light and I manage to loan it. The result...
One of the easiest way to extend the life of your plants is to clone. Check it out