Added by on 2019-07-01

This is the Story of a cucumber plant that made it, in spite of it being my first attempt at growing cucumbers hydroponically using the Kratky method. This was at the same time I grew the tomatoes using Kratky and learned from that as well. I hope you enjoy this video and learn from my mistakes. I have a much better set up now, and will show that as the plants bear fruit. You can find the items I use in this video on Amazon here: Grow Lights: https://amzn.to/2LfU8zW Nutrients: Grow Big by Fox Farms: https://amzn.to/2YwJpqe MasterBlend Formula: https://amzn.to/2WfjZNo Rockwool Cubes: http://amzn.to/2puNhZ6 Clay Pebbles: http://amzn.to/2G0AcOf Mason Jars (make sure they are wide mouth): http://amzn.to/2GeoN0E Net Cups 3 inch: https://amzn.to/2SpJlFD Grow Lights: http://amzn.to/2GfcHEj Growing Trays: https://amzn.to/2QRSyXn Video Rating: / 5 Related PostsGrowing Hydroponic Tomatoes Indoors Using the Kratky MethodHow to start growing hydroponics from seeds with rockwool cubesKratky method hydroponic herbs — Growing without power or soilGrowing Tomatoes and Cucumbers Indoors with Simple Grow Lights // Growing Your Indoor Garden #6Easy System for Hydroponic Kratky Tomatoes – Indoor GrowingEasy to Grow Hydroponic Lettuce Using the Kratky Method

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20 Comments

  • BecksBitOfBlue 7 2 weeks ago

    I have watched alot of videos and I have to say you are the best easy to follow understand and at an level I can appreciate. Thank you much my fear is gone to start.

  • Sachin Kumar 2 weeks ago

    Very informative.

  • Thoai Anh Dinh 2 weeks ago

    I have a question, if the container I use is big enough for most of the life cycle, but I do need to refill once or twice, do I just fill it up with just water? Or do I need to make a fresh batch of hydroponic solution to refill ?

  • Just Floating 2 weeks ago

    WOWZY! I am learning SO much from you Tikki! I am watching many of your videos over and over, and this will be one of them.
    I just wish I could give it another thumbs up each time. Oh drats!
    Thank you for sharing everything, even your mistakes. Now I don't have to make them.

  • Benja's Uber 1337 Hobby 2 weeks ago

    Looks like you ended up with some nice cucumbers. I cant wait to see how the new containers turn out 🙂 I was able to grow some cucumbers at my sons school in a 12ish gallon container. The kids love to check them out. We had them right by the front door. Right now at my sons school there is a class that has a basil plant in a 2 liter bottle using the Kratky system and some sunflowers growing in soil.

  • I just found your channel… I must say you do a WONDERFUL job explaining the process.

  • lalie61 2 weeks ago

    Thank you so much. I love your videos!

  • xanadu1jw 2 weeks ago

    My only suggestion would be to just learn to speak more naturally. You do a very good job providing information, camera work and every other thing I can think of that would be important. Thank you for your fine video.

  • Gates Private 2 weeks ago

    u have to have a air pump it will grown twice as fast tk

  • רינת מאיר 2 weeks ago

    How can the male flowers be kept?

  • BecksBitOfBlue 7 2 weeks ago

    Very nice video, I have sub

  • Romin Hawk 2 weeks ago

    Hi Tikki O. Thank you very much for sharing and you have a great presentations video and sound. I'm just getting into this Kratky method. I just planted my first cucumber seed in rock wool and it's sprouted. What size glass Jar should I use to grow it for it's life? And what size net basket should I use. Right now I have it in a 2" net basket and 32 ounce jar. But, if I were to keep it in a glass jar, would a one gallon jar be large enough? Thank you

  • Andrew T 2 weeks ago

    I use 4 Aerogardens and often move plants into soil afterwards, once hardy. I'm now going to try Kratky method for many of these… Thanks for the video, (and the Toms one), I'll be busy collecting large jam jars for herbs, and bigger ones for cucs!

  • Susan Rogers 2 weeks ago

    I'm so sorry! I thought I had subscribed already, done now!

  • Herrera Loe 2 weeks ago

    Question: did u increase the masterblend formula once the plant started to flower?

  • RVS BEST 2 weeks ago

    Wow, thank you, so much stuff to learn, a cucumber without pollination. That is why keep coming to check for a new info. Thanks a lot God bless.

  • DIAMOND DAVE 2 weeks ago

    Great information. Thank you

  • Margot place Pringle 2 weeks ago

    I always love your videos

  • Marcheta Albert 2 weeks ago

    I had a similar situation in my aquaponic system in the home. I had thought it was because of the humidity in the home at 27%. Thank you for your information as now I will try again.

  • Richard Strahin 2 weeks ago

    Great video clip!! George Washington Carver used a feather to pollinate some of his experimental plants ~ just for your information. Thank you for your help!♥