A Bit about DaisyFresh and Hydroponics

DaisyFresh has been in existence for over five years and specialises in Hydroponics, Hydroponics Consulting, and Training. We undertake Business Plans for aspirant growers along with determination of the Breakeven point to ensure that Business owners know at which point their businesses will begin to realise a profit. There are other products to complement the hydroponic ranges such as Greenhouses, Verti-Gro vertical hydroponic growing systems, hydroponic kits and biltong makers that complete the range of home products. read more

Five Things to Know About Hydroponics

Hydro from the Greek meaning ‘water’ and ‘ponos’ from the Greek meaning ‘work’ gives us the meaning to work in water. Hydroponics is the growing of plants without soil. The plant nutrition, instead of being supplied by the soil is supplied by water soluble nutrients dissolved in the water. This gives this method of growing many advantages over growing in soil. read more

How Does Hydroponics Work

Contrary to what many suppose, hydroponics didn’t begin with the Hanging Gardens of Babylon – there were no compound chemicals available then and, at best, the Hanging Gardens were a series of cleverly constructed water channels down which the water flowed thus watering all the plants in soil-based systems from top to bottom. Rather, it began in the USA during the 1930s as an outgrowth of the culture techniques used by plant physiologists in plant nutrition experiments in that country. read more