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Hydroponic Books and History

Plants have grown in our lakes and oceans from the beginning of time but, as a farming practice, many believe it started in the ancient city of Babylon. The Hanging Gardens of Babylon are believed to be the first successful attempts to grow plants hydroponically.

Along the Nile, hieroglyphic records dating back several hundred years BC describe the growing of plants in water, without soil. Before the time of Aristotle, Theophrastus (327-287 BC) undertook various experiments in crop nutrition. Botanical studies by Dioscorides date back to the first century A.D.

In the 11th century, The Aztecs of Central America, a nomadic tribe that was driven onto the marshy shore of Lake Tenochtitlan in the central valley of what is now Mexico, practiced hydroponic growing methods out of necessity. Without land to grow plants, they were forced to learn other ways of producing crops. Being a very ingenuous people, they built rafts out of rushes and reeds, lashing the stalks together with roots. They dredged up soil from the shallow bottom of the lake and piled it onto the rafts.

Below are some helpful books on hydroponic growing along with some more history of hydrponics.


HYDROPONIC LETTUCE PRODUCTION By Lynette Morgan **Mint Condition** picture
HYDROPONIC LETTUCE PRODUCTION By Lynette Morgan **Mint Condition**
$182.95

Hidroponia facil / Easy Hydroponics: Para jovenes (y no tan jovenes) / For... picture
Hidroponia facil / Easy Hydroponics: Para jovenes (y no tan jovenes) / For...
$173.93

Hydroponics: A Practical Guide for the Soilless Grower by Jones Jr., J. Benton picture
Hydroponics: A Practical Guide for the Soilless Grower by Jones Jr., J. Benton
$149.95

Hydroponic Lettuce Production by Dr Lynette Morgan picture
Hydroponic Lettuce Production by Dr Lynette Morgan
$147.5

Opium For the Masses, Hydroponic Heroin, Opium and  Little Book of Heroin  picture
Opium For the Masses, Hydroponic Heroin, Opium and Little Book of Heroin
$139.95

HYDROPONIC TOMATO PRODUCTION By Jack Ross *Excellent Condition* picture
HYDROPONIC TOMATO PRODUCTION By Jack Ross *Excellent Condition*
$136.95


" Hydroponics "
$134.12

COMMERCIAL HYDROPONICS By John Mason **BRAND NEW** picture
COMMERCIAL HYDROPONICS By John Mason **BRAND NEW**
$133.49

Hydroponic Vegetables Production: By Abrar Hussain Shah picture
Hydroponic Vegetables Production: By Abrar Hussain Shah
$132.77

HOW-TO HYDROPONICS, FOURTH EDITION By Keith Roberto *Excellent Condition* picture
HOW-TO HYDROPONICS, FOURTH EDITION By Keith Roberto *Excellent Condition*
$126.49

Hydroponic Vegetables Production: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE TWO NUTRIENTS SOLUT picture
Hydroponic Vegetables Production: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE TWO NUTRIENTS SOLUT
$126.4

Hydroponics: A Practical Guide for the Soilless Grower by JR. Jones, J. Benton.  picture
Hydroponics: A Practical Guide for the Soilless Grower by JR. Jones, J. Benton.
$125.3

Hydroponic Lettuce Production by Dr Lynette Morgan picture
Hydroponic Lettuce Production by Dr Lynette Morgan
$124.95

CULTIVOS HIDROPONICOS/ OUTDOOR HYDROPONICS: NUEVAS By Howard Resh - NEW picture
CULTIVOS HIDROPONICOS/ OUTDOOR HYDROPONICS: NUEVAS By Howard Resh - NEW
$119.49

Hydroponic Vegetables Production by Abrar Hussain Shah (2011, Paperback) picture
Hydroponic Vegetables Production by Abrar Hussain Shah (2011, Paperback)
$116.56

Hydroponics : A Practial Guide For The Soilless Grower, Hardcover by Jones, J... picture
Hydroponics : A Practial Guide For The Soilless Grower, Hardcover by Jones, J...
$115.79

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