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Old 11-12-2014, 12:52 PM
KlondikeRoad KlondikeRoad is offline
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Default new here, questions. starting medium, seeds.

New to hydroponics, now have several plants going in a sun room here in WA. Brought young and self sown chard, spinach, kale into house, washed roots, and using the method with no air flow.
Questions- I am concerned about rock wool and using that as a starting medium for transplants into soil garden. Does it compost well?
Real sheep wool- we have a farm, and an abundance of sheep wool. Has anyone used that as a starting medium? (have these plants in a bit of it mixed with the clay beads now)
seeds- going to set up a system with air in a tote- what are the best lettuce seeds for this? Does it matter? Will any buttercrunch lettuce do? (or red sails, leafy lettuce)
Has anyone tried the rockwool in a raw form? We live close to Grand Forks BC where they manufacture rockwool, can probably go there and purchase rockwool in a loose form. Would that work?
Have always been a soil gardener-

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Old 11-16-2014, 03:04 AM
patrickgledson patrickgledson is offline
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I want to start plantation. What precautions i have to take at the time of planting my plants. So, they will nurture well.
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