Added by on 2021-01-10

G’Day Folks. Have been chuffed with how the herbs have been going in the Kratky totes but are having a few issues with buckets. Will have the new buckets, & hopefully a few more totes growing before the next update. Farm Your Own Yard Supporters Site for those wanting to suss out what it’s all about, . https://farmyourownyard.podia.com/ Hope you enjoyed this Hydroponics update & your gardens are booming. Cheers all. 🐟 🌱🍅 Rob Life in Thailand, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCve4kSdaqq_Ozm1oGGDdLsg Bigelow Brook Farm, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnSxSWSpUWwHpr_2WKIF9Xg Subscribe Here► https://goo.gl/vCXkP5 Would be great to see you come along & say “G’Day” when we post a clip. Our Bits Out the Back Aquaponic & Garden store & affiliate link page ► https://bitsouttheback.com/store/ My Amazon Influencer page where you’ll find the gear I use around the patch & Aquaponics listed ► https://www.amazon.com/shop/bnbob01 FARM YOUR OWN YARD Supporters site. https://farmyourownyard.podia.com/ “Farm You Own Yard” is a dedicated Supporters/Members site where I host my exclusive, supporters only content for folks that would like to support the channel. One-off contributions can be made to PayPal ► https://www.paypal.me/RobertGrayAU Thanks to all our YouTube & Supporter page members for your support & friendship. A HUGE THANKS needs to go out tho these Super Supporters for supporting our channel, Rick Campbell from PineSeed Computer Repair – Data Recovery https://pineseed.com.au – Computer Repair and Data Recovery Servicing the Toowoomba Area (QLD Australia) Ben from Ben’s Chicken Racing Tambo (QLD Australia) Ben runs Chicken Races raising money for charity, and has an aquaponics farm too! You can check out Ben’s Facebook page here https://goo.gl/A2evmp Tina from BS Ranch https://goo.gl/x0O4SZ A homestead raising, ducks, chickens, goats + more in Oak Harbor, Washington while working on Masters of Plant Health Management with Ohio State University Grad School. Steve McAlister MRWS Instruments – Cigar Box Guitar Emporium Specialising in […]

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18 Comments

  • Dr.Bhushan Gaikwad 1 week ago

    I am having trouble deciding when to shift the seedlings from germination to the growing part. any tips? I mess up every time. i'm using neem oil to ward off the pests. any other suggestions to keep the growing chemical-free?

  • Mike T. 1 week ago

    How much nutrition does a cucumber needs? I am plan to grow it in a 4"x36" tube vertical. is it ok? Thanks for great videos.

  • Anne Zitoun 1 week ago

    Use just water is good for health

  • Addam Madd 1 week ago

    Rob, I grow (plants) in this same method as your peppers, I always cut a lid from the reflective material to cover all possible source of light leaks.

  • Brian Lynch 1 week ago

    Hey Rob Bob; I believe the wrinkly twisty leaves you saw could actually be from what you were cautioning about the water level–the leaves looked overwatered to me especially in regards to what you were saying about having not seen aphids or other pests that would have caused damage.

  • Sandra Clark 1 week ago

    Hi Rob, I was wondering where you purchased your "Bloom" from? Was it a big box store, on line or at a speciality hydroponics store. I live in Wynnum, Brisbane. so hoping to find something close. Also does that Bloom have NPK rating?

  • Ra Denney 1 week ago

    Can I see the plant with those beautiful air roots?

  • Grow Somethin' with Jeff 1 week ago

    Those grew nice and healthy seems like they like those nutrients. My Beit Alpha cucumbers have been going for a few weeks, this is my first time growing them. Great update. Thanks!

  • Χρήστος Θεολόγος 1 week ago

    Have you done a propagation to a plant before? https://youtu.be/tITqk9weSqQ

  • Good 1 week ago

    Well I just went thru past posts….all aquaculture stuff.

  • Good 1 week ago

    Has rob got new chucks? I found him years ago for the chicken posts. I stopped following because I’m in a northern climate. I’m just wondering if he’s gunna get or got chickens. How’s the worm farm? Good feelings and smiles!

  • Harley Ross 1 week ago

    Why does every moron and their dog call this the kratkey? Kratkey didn't figure it out or invent it or anything. I remember in the 70s my mom did this same thing, years before kratkey did it.

    I've seen 100 year old books outline the exact same method.

    I also invented a new method. It's called the Harley method. It's where you put a plant in dirt and water it.

    SMFH people need to open their eyes. Learn how to learn. Everyone's just so busy believing everything they are told.

  • Neil Calliou 1 week ago

    Lizzie sure is a cutie! Glad to see all is well. Take care Rob!

  • Bryan St.Martin 1 week ago

    That's a good idea separating the chemicals, as I understand a few react unfavorably together, at least in concentrate.

  • Jesse Parker 1 week ago

    It would be interesting to do an experiment comparing the effect of an air stone with no air stone. I suspect gas exchange in the root zone is limiting growth. I've got a kratky method jar going right now. Simple and easy – i love it!

  • mitch ratcliffe 1 week ago

    Great update Rob, it's looking good mate. I've dabbled in what I call "static solution hydroponics", what you call "kratky".
    I don't mind it, something to keep in mind for yourself, in my experience, I frequently keep the ability to flick it over to a deep water culture because there are many reasons to do so for a short time.
    For instance if I the water to air ratio in the root system gets finicky (which it can sometimes do, I'm sure you will find, especially in the middle of summer with high transpiration), or when I add in a new plant with a smaller root system and need to fill the water up quite high.
    Using a timer on the power point of the air pump i distance the pump times further apart as the water level drops back down the the desired level before taking the air pump away all together.
    I am a long time viewer, I'll help out with podia when I can.
    Cheers from Mitch from the ACT.

  • Mitch Meizer 1 week ago

    I am about to send you a photo. I'm hooked until futher notice , cheers mate.

  • Gordon Pilcher 1 week ago

    So it does work in SE QLD