Ten Kid-Friendly Ways to Garden in the City
How to Divide Perennials
How to Grow Perennials from Seed

Ten Tips to Manage a Sustainable Urban Garden

Consider hydroponic and aquaponic gardening.

Hydroponics involves growing plants without soil, however hydroponics, in its simplest form, is growing plants by supplying all necessary nutrients in the plants’ water supply in a nutrient solution rather than through the soil.

In Aquaponics, the nutrient solution is water containing fish excrement. Aquaponics is the integration of hydroponics and aquaculture (the cultivation of the natural produce — like fish or shellfish — of water). The fish excrete their waste into the surrounding water, which is used to supply nutrients to the growing plants positioned above the tank.

  • Add a Comment
  • Print
  • Share

Recommends

Promoted Stories From Around The Web

blog comments powered by Disqus
Ten Tools for Urban Gardeners
How to Start Seeds Indoors
Planting Seeds on Your Allotment
 
Planting Seeds in Small Containers
 
When to Compost with a Container
Advertisement