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Hydroponics 101 – a guide for beginners
Episode 659th March 2021 • Farmer's Inside Track • Food For Mzansi
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In this week’s episode of Farmer’s Inside Track…Hydroponics 101 – a guide for beginners. Put simply: Hydroponics is a way to skip the soil, sub in a different material to support the roots of the plant, and grow crops directly in nutrient-rich water. Cool right!

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