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I'm busy, like gardening, and forgetful. Whats the easy way to counter all that, and grow plants? A hydroponics system!Hydroponics, or the art of grow...
Here's what you'll need for this project.A plant with a somewhat small root-ball.An empty spice container, small. The lid must have a flip up top and ...
Remove the cap on you spice jar, and using hot water, remove the label and glue. Then wash out the lid and jar. Take your cap, and cut off the bit wit...
Take your gravel/pebbles, and thoroughly wash them in HOT water. Make sure all dirt, moss, and small plants have been removed.
Take your T-shirt, and cut 5 thin strips an inch longer than your jar. Wash them thoroughly with water, dry until damp, and feed one through each hole...
Now take your plant, and dig it out of the dirt its in. Remove as much dirt as possible, and then gently wash the rest off with water.
Mix your fertilizer and water to the instructions on the package. Pour this mixture into the jar. Then, put the long ends of the wicks into the water,...
Place your plant into the top, making sure the wicks are touching the roots. You may find you need to unscrew the cap and pull the braid a bit to sho...
Paint or cover the jar with something opaque, to discourage Algae growth.
Congrats! You have your very own hydroponics wick setup! Grow this for a few months, see if you like it, and if so, expand into other types of hydropo...
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