Added by on 2017-12-22

On this week’s edition of Plant One One Me, I take a field trip to Gotham Greens, the first commercial rooftop hydroponic greenhouse in the US. We cover what hydroponics is, the benefits and limitations of hydroponics, the challenges in building the first ever commercial rooftop hydroponic greenhouse, the science behind plant nutrition, integrated pest management, and more. Homestead Brooklyn’s Plant One On Me is an informal question-and-answer series on all your green home and gardening tips. Questions get sent in via here—below the videos, on Instagram @homesteadbrooklyn #PlantOneOnMe, or Facebook @summerrayneoakes and @homesteadbrooklyn. Want to be kept up-to-date with all the great giveaways and gardening news? Be sure to follow along at or sign up for the newsletter at: If you like this episode and the others, then be sure to “subscribe” to this channel—and if you’re interested in getting more good green and garden tips, follow along on and on my blog, Video Rating: / 5 Related PostsHow to Clone any plant for hydroponic or regular gardeningGreen Sky Growers Hydroponic Rooftop Greenhouse- North TowerHow to Plant Pepper Plants (Hydroponic Greenhouse)Aquaponics Rocks ( Growing Medium ) Wash Install Plant – $40 Aquaponics – Barrelponics Made EasyArt Garden Vertical Hydroponic Garden, Greenhouse Maximizing Space. Huge Yields, Great QualityokieTV: DIY Hydroponic Greenhouse Ep. 01 – Double Wall Insulation, Swamp Cooler, & Wiggle Wire

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  • Samantha Kay 1 year ago

    Are there any house plants that you do not own by choice and what are they?

  • Doran Martell 1 year ago

    So are and nutrients coming with the water?

  • creations landscape designs 1 year ago

    Do you mind if I use this video in a blog post?

  • hanzifaction 1 year ago

    Looks tasty!

  • LittleShaun Hughes 1 year ago

    Very informative. Thank you.

  • Lykan Lupus 1 year ago

    What are they using to hold the seeds?

  • Muhammad Ikbal 1 year ago

    hello, great job

  • Nay Joy 1 year ago

    This was a really natural and enjoyable interview to watch as well as being informative about hydroponics on a large scale; great job both of you!

  • Botruc 1 year ago

    Very interesting episode! Thanks!

  • Sérgio Barroso 1 year ago

    Hello. I've got a question (can anyone please reply? thank you!) and because I'm too dumb I don't really know what to do… (lol) I purchased a month ago, some plumeria seeds, as I couldn't find any rooted exiting plumeria in my closest nurseries or the internet cuttings were expensive as hell. Anyway, they are now developing their first set of true leaves. In two days I'll be aquiring a actual mini greenhouse for them to grow (they are literally planted on a plant pot-holder tray covered with a thick clear plastic box for the greeenhouse effect and it seems to have worked, despite being winter here, Temperature in my living room ranges from 20ºC to 24ºC degrees. Also after christmas I will be purchasing a small flexible desk grow light lamp, I saw my grandmother had a normal lamp like that and despite it was small it had a big projection of light! I can't afford better than a small lamp at the moment.. Anyway, the big question is, can i have my seedlings inside the greenhouse in a dark room with only that grow light as it's only source for at least till spring? (2-3 months from now?) You see, my beedroom is on the basement and the only window I have is very small, high in the wall (at garden level outside) covered in black tape because my room used to be an inprovised home version of a cinema (lol) and I don't want to disturb people i live with my plant things so I really wanted to bring them to my room… My walls have a nice amount of humidity (yeap lazy me never de-humified them, you can notice humidity stains because the walls are drywall) and since it's winter I have my gentle heat on. would they grow on those conditions? Sorry for my lack of common knowledge. i searched throught various sites but none gave me a detailed answer to what I was looking for and I didn't try to write in forums because they usually are so dead and take days or weeks or more to reply. I'm a very meh person so i always need to make sure I'm not doing anything wrong..Thanks ans sorry for writing it here, it seemed the only active plant-spot to do so..