Kratky Method-DWC-Compost Tea Hydroponics #5 Hydroponic Tomatoes

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End of summer update on my Deep Water Culture, Kratky Method & Compost Tea Hydroponic Tomato comparison.

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25 Responses to Kratky Method-DWC-Compost Tea Hydroponics #5 Hydroponic Tomatoes

  1. Nice looking tomatoes! I do Kratky, and dutch buckets. I like your channel.
    I just subbed you.

    May 16, 2014 at 10:24 am

  2. Thank you. I’m also experimenting so this was a really useful video. 

    McDowall Manor
    May 16, 2014 at 11:00 am

  3. DWC bucket works best with 4 inches of water in bottom. Any more and the
    roots will start to brown.

    billy s
    May 16, 2014 at 11:25 am

  4. u did that without cilculating water?

    Wilko Inaka
    May 16, 2014 at 11:39 am

  5. the question is… did they taste? Did they have a rich earthy mineral
    taste? If not, you might want to try adding rockdust and sea-90 to the

    May 16, 2014 at 12:32 pm

  6. nice video how many tomatoes did you get per plant

    jim kimball
    May 16, 2014 at 12:36 pm

  7. put heat in your greenhouse you could have tomatoes all year

    May 16, 2014 at 12:49 pm

  8. yes the crop looks good! Just going through your comments and to recap for
    us novices…

    1) What are the strings for…How to you set up the pots for a growing vine?
    2) What is the best additive/growing medium for taste?
    3) What/how much sunlight can the plants stand?
    I rent, can’t dig up the backyard so Hydroponics is the way to go. Backyard
    is direct sunlight. Garage has no sunlight and growing inside is out of the
    question.I can erect a tarp but will have to set up/tear down daily.

    May 16, 2014 at 1:41 pm

  9. Good information, just the way I needed it! Like your narrative style.
    Thanks for sharing!

    May 16, 2014 at 2:02 pm

  10. Hi Larry, nice update lots of tomatoes you grew. What kind of plants are
    they? My celebrity grew ok in the gutter system, but I did not get lots of

    Paul Clement
    May 16, 2014 at 2:23 pm

  11. Hi Ron thanks for the comments ! I think i’m going to stick with DWC.

    Austin Family Gardening Channel
    May 16, 2014 at 2:56 pm

  12. excelente vídeo , muy bonitos los tomates muy bien cuidados

    yesid ruiz
    May 16, 2014 at 3:08 pm

  13. Holy Tomatos!!!! Great job!!! I am totally impressed.

    Pamela Kissinger
    May 16, 2014 at 3:25 pm

  14. Thanks Lee, i’ll keep a look out for them.

    Austin Family Gardening Channel
    May 16, 2014 at 3:59 pm

  15. eh 50 is ok :) Larry I have some seeds for you if you want to send me an
    email with your mailing address. I think you will hit a pound plus :) Brock

    May 16, 2014 at 4:45 pm

  16. It would be nice to break that mark. We ended up freezing them for winter
    stews & sauces. Thanks again Dale !

    Austin Family Gardening Channel
    May 16, 2014 at 5:21 pm

  17. I use cfl and the only difference I see is in the electric bill

    Lee d
    May 16, 2014 at 5:31 pm

  18. Some great looking fruit there Larry 😀 Good luck with mato off with Brock

    Rob Bob
    May 16, 2014 at 5:49 pm

  19. I thought for sure you were over the pound mark for sure bro :( but man oh
    man that is a beautiful tomato Larry. Actually they all were :) does your
    GH stay around 50 all year bro? nice tomato harvest Larry and nice video :)

    May 16, 2014 at 6:47 pm

  20. As long as the plant looks healthy you should be ok.

    Austin Family Gardening Channel
    May 16, 2014 at 6:50 pm

  21. Some beautiful tomatoes.

    May 16, 2014 at 7:30 pm

  22. Sweet . What kind if light do you use?

    Lee d
    May 16, 2014 at 7:33 pm

  23. Yea it stays pretty close to 50 except for a couple of weeks of cold around
    35-40. Next year , maybe a big beef. Thanks again Brock.

    Austin Family Gardening Channel
    May 16, 2014 at 7:39 pm

  24. nice dude. i did notice on mine tomatoes are the most forgiving plant for
    hydroponic i did enjoy growing watermelon on the same dwc system.

    May 16, 2014 at 8:29 pm

  25. Hi Rick, no air stone in the kratky. Yes that is an air compressor you
    hear. Its for my other DWC tomatoes & strawberries. Hows your lettuce doing

    Austin Family Gardening Channel
    May 16, 2014 at 9:11 pm

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