Best Hydroponic Gardening Books
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1. Marijuana Horticulture: The Indoor/Outdoor Medical Grower's Bible
Author: by Jorge Cervantes
Published at: Van Patten Publishing; 5th Revised ed. edition (February 1, 2006)
With 512 full color pages and 1120 full color photographs and illustrations, Marijuana Horticulture: The Indoor/Outdoor Medical Grower’s Bible is the most complete cultivation book available. The Fifth Edition of the former Indoor Marijuana Horticulture: The Indoor Bible was originally published in 1983, when it immediately became a best seller.
More than 500,000 copies of the Indoor Bible are in print in Dutch, English, French, German and Spanish. New greenhouse and outdoor growing chapters make this a book both indoor and outdoor growers will keep under thumb. The other 15 chapters (17 total) are all updated with the most current information, completely rewritten and significantly expanded.
For example, Dr. John McPartland contributed an all new medical section – The books credits list more than 300 contributors and reads like a who’s who in the world of cannabis cultivation.
2. Field Guide to Urban Gardening: How to Grow Plants, No Matter Where You Live: Raised Beds • Vertical Gardening • Indoor Edibles • Balconies and Rooftops • Hydroponics
Author: by Kevin Espiritu
Published at: Cool Springs Press; Illustrated edition (May 14, 2019)
In Field Guide to Urban Gardening, author Kevin Espiritu of Epic Gardening shares the basics of growing plants, offers tips on how to choose the right urban gardening method, and troubleshoots the most common problems you’ll encounter. If you think it’s impossible to grow your own food because you don’t have a large yard or you live in the citythink again.
There is a plethora of urban gardening options to create beautiful, productive edible gardens no matter where you live. The key to succeeding as an urban gardener is to choose the method(s) that make sense for your unique living situation and then give your plants what they need to thrive.
Kevin helps you do just that. But he doesn’t stop there. He also provides in-depth garden plans, from upcycled DIY projects and intensive hydroponic systems to beautiful and functional raised beds. Urban gardening is a real, growing, and important movement in today’s world.
This fact-packed book is your roadmap to get growing today. Urban gardening techniques featured include:Container GardeningRaised BedsIndoor EdiblesBalconies and RooftopsHydroponics
3. The Greenhouse Gardener's Manual
Author: by Roger Marshall
Published at: Timber Press (July 29, 2014)
Anyone purchasing a greenhouse should read this book first. Home Greenhouse Magazine Do you want homegrown tomatoes in the dead of winter? Or to grow succulents and cacti in the coldest parts of the world? All you need is a greenhouse.
In The Greenhouse Gardener’s Manual, Roger Marshall shares the secrets of successfully growing vegetables, fruits, flowers, and houseplants in a well-maintained greenhouse. You’ll learn how to choose the right design, create a healthy environment, use the space for propagation, and maintain the greenhouse year-round.
Marshall also includes a plant directory of the 70 best fruits and vegetables and the 88 best ornamental plants for growing in a greenhouse.
4. DIY Hydroponic Gardens: How to Design and Build an Inexpensive System for Growing Plants in Water
Author: by Tyler Baras
Published at: Cool Springs Press; 1st edition (April 3, 2018)
With practical information aimed at home DIYers, author Tyler Baras (Farmer Tyler to his fans) shows exactly how to build, plant, and maintain over a dozen unique hydroponic systems, some costing just a few dollars to make.No soil?No sunlight?No problem.
A hydroponic growing system gives you the power to grow plants anywhere. Even if you live in an area where water is scarce, a hydroponic system is the answer you’ve been looking for. Hydroponic systems are sealed and do not allow evaporation, making water loss virtually nonexistent.
Simply suspend your essential nutrients in a water-based solution and circulate them to the plant roots in a contained network of vessels and tubes. This accessible guide provides the solid information you need for hydroponic gardening success. Farmer Tyler shows you, with detailed step-by-step photos, precisely how to create these systems, and how to plant and maintain them.
All the information you need to get started with your home hydroponic system is included:Recipes for nutrient solutionsLight and ventilation sourcesComprehensive equipment guideGrowing and maintenance instructions12+ hydroponic system buildsComplete crop selection chartsDIY Hydroponic Gardens is the best resource available for getting started in hydroponics.
5. Cannabis: A Beginner's Guide to Growing Marijuana
Author: by Danny Danko
Published at: Hampton Roads Publishing (September 1, 2018)
This is the most accessible, attractive, and easy-to-use beginner’s guide to growing marijuana. In only 144 illustrated pages, High Times editor, Danny Danko, covers the basics of successful pot cultivation. This book is a primer that covers:The basics of setting up a grow roomGenetics and seeds GerminationSexingCloningBuilding budsHarvestingPest, fungi, molds, and deficienciesConcentrates, edibles, tinctures, and topicalsThis is the novice marijuana grower’s handbook that guides readers through the absolute essentials of cannabis horticulture to produce the most potent buds.
From where to buy seeds to sowing, nurturing, and maintaining a crop, this handy “Pot Bible” is essential for the perfect harvest.
6. National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers–E: Eastern Region – Revised Edition (National Audubon Society Field Guides)
Author: by National Audubon Society
Published at: Knopf; 2nd Revised ed. edition (April 3, 2001)
This fully revised edition brings a new level of beauty, accuracy, and usefulness to the field guide that wildflower enthusiasts have relied upon for more than 20 years. More than 950 all-new, full-color images show the wildflowers of eastern North America close-up and in their natural habitats.
The guide has been completely revised to make identification in the field easier than ever. Images are grouped by flower color and shape and keyed to clear, concise descriptions that reflect current taxonomy.
7. Hydroponics and Greenhouse Gardening: 3-in-1 Gardening Book to Grow Vegetables, Herbs, and Fruit All-Year-Round (Urban Homesteading)
Author: by Richard Bray
Published at: Independently published (November 14, 2019)
Gardening is a rewarding hobby. And one that can produce you substantially more crop if done correctly. Using innovative gardening methods such as hydroponics or greenhouse gardening can help your plants mature 25% faster while delivering a 30% increase in yield. If you want to taste the pleasure of your homegrown food and see tremendous results this Book Bundle on Greenhouse Gardening and Hydroponics is for you!
With hydroponics:You don’t need a yard or garden area. Plants grow faster and produce more harvest compared to plants grown in soil. Grow out of season crops, all year round. Greenhouse gardening gives you the opportunity toExtend your growing season.
Grow plants that normally don’t survive in your region. Jump-start a new growing period. Whatever goal you have this guide get you covered. This bundle contains the first three books* from the bestselling Urban Homesteading Series:#1 Hydroponics: How to Pick the Best Hydroponic System and Crops for Homegrown Food Year-RoundWith this book, you will learn the basics of hydroponics and find the hydroponic system that best suits your needs.
8. Self-Sufficiency for the 21st Century: The Complete Guide to Sustainable Living Today
Author: by Dick and James Strawbridge
Published at: DK; Illustrated edition (March 10, 2020)
Find your route to a more sustainable lifestyle with Dick Strawbridge and his son, James. We can all take steps to reduce our carbon footprint and be more self-sufficient. For some, that might mean heading to the countryside to live off the land.
For the rest of us, the reality might involve smaller, but no less important, lifestyle changes: cutting back on plastic or food waste, growing vegetables, preserving meat and fish, preparing jams and chutneys, baking sourdough bread, making your own plant-based milk, or keeping a chicken or two.
Dick and James Strawbridge know what it’s like to make these changes. Between them, they’ve lived on a smallholding, in a terraced house, and even a chateau. In this updated edition of Self-Sufficiency for the 21st Century, they share everything they’ve learned and give you the tools you need for a more rewarding and environmentally conscious life.
9. Aquaponic Gardening: A Step-by-Step Guide to Raising Vegetables and Fish Together
Author: by Sylvia Bernstein
Published at: New Society Publishers; Original edition (October 1, 2011)
Dive into home aquaponics with this definitive do-it-yourself guide Aquaponics is a revolutionary system for growing plants by fertilizing them with the waste water from fish in a sustainable closed system. A combination of the best of aquaculture and hydroponics, aquaponic gardening is an amazingly productive way to grow organic vegetables, greens, herbs and fruits, while providing the added benefits of fresh fish as a safe, healthy source of protein.
On a larger scale, it is a key solution to mitigating food insecurity, climate change, groundwater pollution and the impacts of overfishing on our oceans. Aquaponic Gardening is the definitive do-it-yourself home manual, focused on giving you all the tools you need to create your own aquaponic system and enjoy healthy, safe, fresh and delicious food all year round.
Starting with an overview of the theory, benefits and potential of aquaponics, the book goes on to explain: System location considerations and hardware components The living elements fish, plants, bacteria, and worms Putting it all together starting and maintaining a healthy system.
10. The Aquaponic Farmer: A Complete Guide to Building and Operating a Commercial Aquaponic System
Author: by Adrian Southern
Published at: New Society Publishers (October 9, 2017)
Profitable cold-water fish and vegetable production. Join the aquaponic farming revolution! Built around a proven 120′ greenhouse system operable by one person, The Aquaponic Farmer is the game changer that distills vast experience and complete step-by-step guidance for starting and running a cold-water aquaponic farming businessraising fish and vegetables together commercially.
Coverage includes: A primer on cold-water aquaponics Pros and cons of different systems Complete design and construction of a Deep Water Culture system Recommended and optional equipment and tools System management, standard operating procedures, and maintenance checklists Maximizing fish and veg production Strategies for successful sales and marketing of fish and plants.
As the only comprehensive commercial cold-water resource, The Aquaponic Farmer is essential for farmers contemplating the aquaponics market, aquaponic gardeners looking to go commercial, and anyone focused on high quality food production. Aquaponic farming is the most promising innovation for a sustainable, profitable, localized food system.
11. Aquaponics for Beginners: How to Build your own Aquaponic Garden that will Grow Organic Vegetables
Author: by Nick Brooke
Published at: Independently published (November 28, 2018)
Do you want to grow fresh vegetables and harvest fish from your backyard quickly? Then keep reading… Plants grow extremely rapidly because they have all the nutrients and water they need. It’s much better than field production because, in the soil, you have insects and not enough water or nutrients,Dr. James Rakocy, Father of Aquaponics, and former professor at the University of the Virgin IslandsWould you like to harvest fresh vegetables and fish from your backyard?
Are you looking for a new challenge where the goal is to provide healthy food for your family? In Aquaponics for Beginners you will discover:Why aquaponics is an excellent way of growing vegetablesThe nutrient cycle that makes aquaponics possible7 systems you can use to grow fresh produceHow to use biological surface area to calculate your systemThe one thing an aquaponics system can’t function withoutThe amount of feed for optimal plant and fish growthHow to increase available nutrients in your systemThe ratio’s that make commercial farms profitable9 steps to start your own aquaponics systemBest fish for aquaponics and troubleshooting fish diseasesBest plants to grow and which ones to avoid15 mistakes you need to avoid if you are new to aquaponics18 advanced techniques you can apply yourself to level up your system9 design plans to inspire you for making your systemMy personal cheat sheet I use for designing an aquaponics systemA few years ago, I didn’t know anything about aquaponics.
12. Beginner's Guide to Aquaponics: Step-by-Step Systems for Plants and Fish
Author: by Seth Connell
Published at: Rockridge Press (September 15, 2020)
Ecologically friendly farming, anywherea complete guide for aquaponics beginners Discover a sustainable and ecologically friendly way to grow your foodwhile using a fraction of the water, land, and labor conventional gardens require. The Beginner’s Guide to Aquaponics makes starting your first system simple with easy-to-follow instructions that teach you the basics and offer clear step-by-step instructions.
Combine the benefits of fish farming with hydroponics to grow food in new and efficient ways. Whether it’s understanding how to balance water chemistry, pick your optimal fish and plants, or assemble aquaponic setups, you’ll find tables, blueprints, and practical tips to walk you through each part of the process.
The Beginner’s Guide to Aquaponics includes: Step-by-step guidanceThis guide breaks down the most essential aquaponics information with checklists, system design plans, fish/plant charts, and more. Cost analysisUse price estimates and approximate timelines to help you stay on budget and effectively plan out the proper build for your needs.
13. Growing Marijuana: Expert Advice to Yield a Dependable Supply of Potent Buds (Idiot's Guides)
Author: by Kevin Oliver
Published at: Alpha; Illustrated edition (June 14, 2016)
Cultivate your personal cannabis crop with expert techniques and know-how. As marijuana laws in the United States become less restrictive, more and more people are searching for basic marijuana gardening instructions. But cultivating pot isn’t like growing houseplants or vegetables, especially if you desire maximum potency and yield.
It takes precision, and among other things you need female plants, very specific temperature, nutrients, humidity, and lighting at different times during the plant’s lifespan to maximize the quality and quantity of your yield. Idiot’s Guides: Growing Marijuana covers it allin a simple, concise way to help you increase both the yield and quality of your personal harvest.
Here’s what you’ll find in this clear, visual guide: Instructions on how to grow and maintain a small marijuana garden for your own noncommercial use, with more than 500 full-color photos and illustrations The full spectrum of options available for growing marijuana, from indoor, climate-controlled systems to open-air, outdoor growing Time-tested and modern methods for strain selection, disease and pest prevention, and proper plant nutrition Expert advice to yield a consistent and dependable supply of buds
14. Desert Gardening: Fruits & Vegetables: The Complete Guide
Author: by George Brookbank
Published at: Da Capo Press; Revised edition (April 22, 1991)
An illustrated guide to growing plentiful fruits and vegetables in the driest of American climatesWherever you live in the desert-up to 3,500-feet elevation-this guide is for you. Enjoy plentiful fruits and vegetables from your desert garden. Desert gardening expert George Brookbank will help you with your desert garden.Two books in one …
A tremendous reference tool you’ll use all year ’round!1. Complete how-to-do-it guide-Drip irrigation and watering-How to prepare desert soil-Which plant and tree varieties to choose-Citrus: Watering, pruning, fertilizing-New varieties for favorites: tomatoes, strawberries, grapes, melonsAnd the unusual … Low-chill applesOriental vegetablesYard-long beans-New chapters on hydroponics and alternatives to poisonous chemicals2.
Week-by-week desert calendar-Learn how to work with the desert’s short seasons, hot weather, insects, and soils-When to plant-When to pruneOver 650 photographsGreat for Arizona, California, New Mexico, Nevada, and Texas!
15. Regrow Your Veggies: Growing Vegetables from Roots, Cuttings, and Scraps (CompanionHouse Books) Sustainable Tips, Troubleshooting, & Directions for Lettuce, Potatoes, Ginger, Scallions, Mango, & More
Author: by Melissa Raupach
Published at: CompanionHouse Books (February 17, 2020)
Don’t rebuy your veggies, regrow them! 21 delicious foods that can be regrown at home, from scallions and lettuce to galangal, Jerusalem artichoke, and mangoStep-by-step instructions and photography to help you effectively propagate your favorite vegetables, herbs, and fruitsTroubleshooting advice, including dealing with pests, pathogens, and moldSave money and time at the grocery store by sustainably regrowing your own produceThere no need to keep buying the same vegetables over and over just because you eat them all the time.
Learn how to produce your own produce from scraps! Regrow Your Veggies is an insightful guide that provides effective propagation techniques to recycle and regrow more than 20 popular vegetables, herbs, and fruits right at home! Learn how to have a source of fresh and healthy vegetables close byfrom onions and sweet potatoes to pineapples and mangoes.
Reduce waste, save money, and learn how to prevent and solve issues with pesky pests and pathogens. Inside Regrow Your Veggies, you’ll find regrow instructions for:Chinese cabbageHorseradishBeetsCorianderTurmericLemongrassAvocadoPineapple…And many more! This book is packed with tips and information that makes reusing your produce simple and rewarding: Scallions are some of the easiest to grow, doing well in either soil or water.
16. Indoor Kitchen Gardening: Turn Your Home Into a Year-round Vegetable Garden – Microgreens – Sprouts – Herbs – Mushrooms – Tomatoes, Peppers & More
Author: by Elizabeth Millard
Published at: Cool Springs Press; Illustrated edition (June 15, 2014)
As featured in the New York Times and named to “Best Garden Books of 2014” by the Chicago TribuneIt takes just a few dollars and a few days for you to start enjoying fresh, healthy produce grown indoors in your own home.
Imagine serving a home-cooked meal highlighted with beet, arugula, and broccoli microgreens grown right in your kitchen, accompanied by sauted winecap mushrooms grown in a box of sawdust in your basement. If you have never tasted microgreens, all you really need to do is envision all the flavor of an entire vegetable plant concentrated into a single tantalizing seedling.
If you respond to the notion of nourishing your guests with amazing, fresh, organic produce that you’ve grown in your own house, condo, apartment, basement, or sunny downtown office, then you’ll love exploring the expansive new world of growing and eating that can be discovered with the help of Indoor Kitchen Gardening.
Inside, author and Bossy Acres CSA co-owner Elizabeth Millard teaches you how to grow microgreens, sprouts, herbs, mushrooms, tomatoes, peppers, and more- all inside your own home, where you won’t have to worry about seasonal changes or weather conditions. Filled with mouthwatering photography and more than 200 pages of Do-It-Yourself in-home gardening information and projects, Indoor Kitchen Gardening is your gateway to this exciting new growing method-not just for garnishes or relishes, but wholesome, nutritious, organic edibles that will satisfy your appetite as much as your palate.