Added by on 2019-07-22

Wanted to grow my FAWN shallow-water culture in a medium-less fashion. Now, I start seeds in 1″ oasis cubes; however, the cubes toppled over in the 3″ cups. They were also exposed to more air, sun, and open for mosquitos. I wanted a fix and when I was in Mississippi on vacation, we stopped at a Dollar General for some drinks. I saw these pool noodles for each and remembered some videos of folks using them in various ways. I thought, the holes are about the right size for the cubes and would fill the space as well so I bought 3 and put ’em in the trunk. Came home and this is the finished product to my thoughts…new net-cup inserts. _______________________________________ Check out my Amazon Store. It contains everything that I use in all of my gardening & more adventures including microgreens and hydroponics. So, when I talk about anything that interests you and you think, “Hummm, where can I get that?” Well, it’s all right here, you pay nothing extra for using it, and it’s always updated! https://www.amazon.com/shop/hydroponicgardeningmorewithbrent If you have questions, or just want to chat about anything, you can contact me at c3voyage@gmail.com. DISCLAIMER: This video and description may contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links or my amazon storefront, I’ll receive a small commission. This helps support my channel and allows us to continue to make videos like this. The best thing about it is that it doesn’t add a penny to your purchase price! Thank you for the support! Music: Up Above by Letterbox Clover 3 by Vibe Mountain Safety Net by Riot If you love to travel or RV, we do too! Here’s Gina and my travel channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCokJwInSPvjngMOaNDtRyBg Video Rating: / 5 Related PostsClone […]

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19 Comments

  • Aviator168 2 months ago

    How offend do you have to change the nutrient water?

  • Gillenz Fluff 2 months ago

    Pipe lagging.

  • កសិដ្ឋានពូម៉ៅ Pou Mao Farm 2 months ago

    Good job

  • Ashleigh Cash 2 months ago

    Payed for collars yesterday fell ripped off today. Go the pool noodle.

  • BJ Davis 2 months ago

    Hi Brent, I just got started growing veggies hydroponically. Would love to know what nutrient solution you use?

  • Devang Ashar 2 months ago

    Very nice and informative, how many times can we reuse the sponge, and how to clean it?

  • MyChilepepper 2 months ago

    Darn! Now I’ve to buy a drop saw.

  • Juancito Tang Yew 2 months ago

    Do the pool noodles build up algae?

  • Gardiner's Plot 2 months ago

    didnt think about using a pool noodle. awesome tip

  • TrollForge / TrollFarm 2 months ago

    Excellent idea Brent!

  • Mike VanDuzee 2 months ago

    Got to start more peppers before the winyer. I am down to one Banana pepper and it is giving loads of peppers, my jalapenos bit the dust.

  • Little Glass House 2 months ago

    any luck reusing the noodle rings or are they too hard to clean? I have dutch buckets with perlite and can get a few years out of the perlite before it goes into the garden and i use Hydroton in netcups in my NFT and Kratky setups. The Hydroton cleans up just fine. The oasis cubes degrade much better than the rockwool and I switched a couple years ago, plus the oasis is much less expensive. Great setups, love your videos.

  • Midwest Gardener 2 months ago

    Looks like they work pretty good to me. That is a pretty productive pepper. It reminds me a little of the santa fe grande.

  • Forage Forage 2 months ago

    Very well done! Good Video. I follow both you and Mike VanDuzze..and he also used Pool Noodles from Dollar tree.
    His use was showing how to use simple milk or juice containers..and the Pool noodle ..he also did PVC gutter.. with pool noodle. Kratky is really a great way to get into hydroponics… works great for short cycle crops. I've seen others do this for Peppers.

  • Jim Battaglia 2 months ago

    Nice. I saw another Utuber do this their NPK system and it worked well. It saved on buying netcups and inserted them in his system

  • Kenny Beans 2 months ago

    Got to love those Oasis cubes! Work great for NFT, aeroponics, rggs or straight into the soil! Looks great tho! Can't wait to see how it all works out in that setup! 🙂 Keep it up!

  • DragonflyArtz1 2 months ago

    Hmmmm…How about "Nests", because your seedlings nest in them? Great idea BTW. You gotta love innovation! 🙂 Or "SFTs" Spongy Floaty Thingies. Ha!

  • Bill & Val's Allotment's 2 Plot's of Heaven 2 months ago

    Great video very helpful.all the best bill and val

  • Rev John O'Toole 2 months ago

    I use those too, but the rockwool doesn't breakdown in the compost pile. Springhill farm uses a different medium that does. I would have to look it up