This course provides a basic overview of the concept of hydroponics—the production of plants in water, without soil. We will cover four standard systems used to pursue hydroponic production:
After completing this course, you should be able to:
Each course module finishes with a 'take-home' assignment designed to help you put your new knowledge into practice wherever you live. We do our best to present different options for different scales of application, including hobby, amateur, and professional. Further, we make every effort to keep the hobby-level directions cheap and accessible so you can try out hydroponics with minimum risk.
Throughout the course, you will:
Mykl came to the Pacific Northwest to enter the agricultural sector. He spent a handful of years at Oregon State University to retrain in a new undergraduate degree so he could finish with a Master’s of Horticulture. He is now creating and teaching courses at OSU as the Instructor of Urban Agriculture. Outside the university, Mykl gardens when he can and runs a number of nutrient cycling experiments.