Category: Leaf Crops

A Look Inside

Here are few pictures to give you a look inside a Hydroponic Greenhouse

Quiet Please..... Just Kidding.  Where the lettuce growing begins!

Quiet Please….. Just Kidding. Where the lettuce growing begins!

 

 This is the nursery where it all begins.  Seeds are planted in rockwool cubes and after approximately two weeks are transplanted into the grow channels.

 

 

 

 

 

This shows a crop approximately  2 weeks after transplant

This shows a crop approximately 2 weeks after transplant

 

 This shows a crop of lettuce and other greens nearly two 2 weeks after being tranplanted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grow Channels with a Spring Mix in the foreground.  Bibb Lettuce and Basil are in the background.

Grow Channels with a Spring Mix in the foreground. Bibb Lettuce and Basil are in the background.

 

 This is going to make someone’s salad awful tasty.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Going at nearly full production.

Going at nearly full production.

 This shows a example of a green house at nearly full production.  Crops are planted just about once a week in zones of the greenhouse.  In this manner you always have tasty, fresh lettuce available.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Looking down one of the walkways in the Greenhouse

Looking down one of the walkways in the Greenhouse

Another broader view of a greenhouse at full production.  Space is managed to allow for maximum production.

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