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A look at hydroponic gardening. Basic information for the beginner.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1977 (v.55#11) pg. 100

Growing plants without water. How to raise a single-stemmed plant in a glass jar using hydroponic methods.
BOYS' LIFE Jan 2000 (v.90#1) pg. 9

How to build and use a hydroponic gardening unit. Est. cost: $200.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul 1981 (v.4#10) pg. 50

Homestead hydroponics. A description of how to build a low-cost system using mostly recycled materials.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1996 (v.80#1) pg. 32

How to grow houseplants in water.
FAMILY CIRCLE Feb 1 1979 (v.92#2) pg. 34

Houseplant hydroponics, a soilless system in a pot. Includes a description for transferring a plant from soil to hydroponics.
FINE GARDENING #10 Nov-Dec 1989 pg. 56

Shallow-bed gardening. Making do without soil. Raising plants in beds consisting of 4" of organic material (grass clippings, wood chips, chopped weeds, ...) that is watered and fertilized regularly.
FINE GARDENING #16 Nov-Dec 1990 pg. 62
Added Info FINE GARDENING #17 Jan-Feb 1991 pg. 4

How to grow houseplants in water.
FLOWER & GARDEN Nov-Dec 1979 (v.23#11) pg. 58

It's a small step to home hydroponics. Tips for getting started.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1981 (v.25#2) pg. 8

How to grow African-violets hydroponically.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1981 (v.25#6) pg. 28

Hydroponic gardening, the lazy man's garden.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1982 (v.26#4) pg. 36

Hydroculture. It is simple to grow house plants in water. Some tips.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1982 (v.26#6) pg. 49

Two successful systems for hydroponic gardening, one outdoors and one inside.
FLOWER & GARDEN Mar-Apr 1989 (v.33#2) pg. 70

Hydroponic growing techniques. Both flood-and-drain and constant-flow methods described.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1993 (v.37#1) pg. 58

Watching seeds grow. How to make a hydroponic seed germinator from a 2-liter plastic bottle.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1993 (v.37#2) pg. 14

Hydroponics. A look at the various systems available, how to get started and the care of a hydroponic garden. Includes instructions for building a hydroponic system from discount and hardware store materials.
GARDEN GATE #12 Dec 1996 pg. 30

Ring culture. A variation of hydroponics suited to container-growing of vegetables at home. Some tips.
HARROWSMITH #74 Jul-Aug 1987 (v.12#2) pg. 20

Water ways. How to get started in hydroponic gardening.
HARROWSMITH #100 Nov-Dec 1991 (v.16#4) pg. 77

Three tiers for great vegetables. How to build a hydroponic system that is lightweight and productive.
KITCHEN GARDEN #10 Aug-Sep 1997 pg. 54

Build your own ecosystem. Consists of an underground hydroponic greenhouse and aquaculture tank that is powered by the wind, heated by the sun, and fed on compost. Part 1.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #28 Jul 1974 pg. 68

Build your own ecosystem. Part 2.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #29 Sep 1974 pg. 68

A look at the nutrient flow technique of hydroponic gardening.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #60 Nov-Dec 1979 pg. 24

How to grow lush gardens without soil. Getting started in hydroponic gardening. How to build your own growing beds and how to test the growing solution daily for best results.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1978 (v.212#3) pg. 105

Modular hydroponics. Plant growing systems, which do not use soil, will fit into any space. Photos show how to set up these systems which can be from 2-1/2 feet long up to many acres. Est. cost: for a five-foot unit is $140.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1978 (v.212#5) pg. 118

A basement garden to grow vegetables under lights using hydroponics. Description of a system to build and a look at what you can expect to harvest.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1979 (v.215#6) pg. 100

Construct your own automatic growing machine. Similar to hydroponic gardening, but without the need to change the nutrient solution regularly. Fertilizer is mixed with pine bark to form planting medium.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1980 (v.216#3) pg. 87

A look at home gardening with hydroponics. Includes instructions for building an inexpensive unit from two plastic dish pans.
SUNSET Feb 1978 (v.160#2) pg. 158

Hydroponic salad garden grows in a shallow planter box. The water and nutrients are supplied from a 32-gallon plastic garbage pail equipped with a submersible pump and a toilet float valve.
SUNSET Apr 1988 (v.180#4) pg. 126
Correction SUNSET Jul 1988 (v.181#1) pg. 130