gardening series

Cooperative Gardening with Molly and Kate

Cooperative Gardening with Molly and Kate

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Week 1

Traditional Gardening

Selecting and Planting Seeds


Supplies

Seed planting trays

Any kind of container will work as a seed starting trays – Sour cream container, red solo cup, etc.

Potting mix – Seed starting mix is best. Coco Coir brick are an easy and inexpensive way to make a large amount of soil for inexpensive.

Boiling Water

Popsicle sticks and marker for making seed labels

Link to Week 1 Video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cn8y0ErOe-U

Hydroponic Gardening

Basics of Hydroponic Gardening

Supplies

Seeds

Growing Medium - rock wool is recommended

pot or tray to place growing medium in

Grow Lights

pH test strips

Vinegar and/or baking soda to get a water pH of 5.5

Supplies can be purchased at many local suppliers or at an online retailer like Amazon.

Resources
Hydroponics Overview
https://extension.unr.edu/publication.aspx?PubID=2756
Large Scale Hydroponics

https://ag.umass.edu/greenhouse-floriculture/fact-sheets/hydroponic-greenhouse-production-resources

Types of Hydroponic Setup

https://www.nps.gov/articles/hydroponics.htm

pH

https://www.usgs.gov/special-topic/water-science-school/science/ph-and-water?qt-science_center_objects=0#qt-science_center_objects

Week 2

Traditional Gardening

Poop and Potatoes

Link to video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z6tvMyTdql8

Supplies and Resources list coming soon! 

Hydroponic Gardening

Types of Hydroponic Systems

Resources

homehydrosystems.com

smartgardenguide.com

hydroponicsonline.com

Last updated April 17, 2020