08 Mar 2018 The recycle timer was switched on an undocumented date to run 30 seconds on, 3 minutes off. The original schedule was roughly 7 seconds on 5 minutes off. On 07 Mar 2018, I switched the timer back to its original schedule. Roots began to grow long in areas of the root chamber
It has been awhile since my last entry, laziness to be honest. Most of the seedlings have developed large tap roots which, a pleasant consequence of my laziness. Day 14 + Setup Behind the black tarp is a bucket filled with plain tap water to be used as a water supply for the plants.
Day 3 (14 Feb 2018) – cotyledons on most sprouts had shed their seed husk and had already seemed to exhibit signs of phototropism so I gave them an extra shot of light up until midnight (sun has been setting around 05:30-06:00). From now on the seedlings will be kept under a DIY light setup
-Day 1- Some seeds have started to open up, the germination chamber is hot and humid, expecting to have these guys under lights by day 4. Pictures soon to follow -Day 2- Most seeds have opened up and some have began sprouting. The germination chamber is hot and humid, most seeds are still likely on
-Day 0- I had sprouted some buttercrunch seedlings over a week ago, however, in the winter sun they began to stretch beyond the point of no return. I decided just yesterday to gather supplies to build a lighting setup so that I don’t lose any more seedlings due to light starvation. I let my
The Idea Hydroponics has been an interest of mine since the first time I had heard of it. If I recall correctly it was as a result of playing Age of Empires III: The Warchiefs Expansion pack and using the Aztec Civilization. There was a reference to “Chinampas” which upon further research was considered by