GROWING YOUR OWN VEGETABLES WITH HYDROPONICS
by Dr. Lawrence Wilson
© March 2012, L.D. Wilson Consultants, Inc.
Hydroponics means growing vegetables in just water and a nutrient solution. In other words, it is growing vegetables without soil. Hydroponics is used around the world for growing some vegetables and other products because in some situations, it is much easier, simpler and less costly.
Hydroponics avoids a number of problems associated with growing a garden pulling weeds, finding good soil, tilling the soil, keeping the rabbits and other animals away, having to water the garden, and more. It also uses less water and one can grow things anywhere the sun shines.
A simple hydroponic gardening system is available on the internet at http://www.towergarden.com.