Build A Dutch Pot / Bato Bucket Hydroponics System
A long time favorite of Rose and Vegetable growers in Holland, hence the name, this modular hydroponics system is extremely versatile and well suited for growing a broad variety of popular plants. The Dutch system is assembled from a series of media-filled planters, each fed by an emitter and plumbed back to the reservoir by a common PVC manifold. The planters, made by BATO in Holland, may be filled with any type or combination of growing media including; coconut coir, perlite, rockwool cubes or vermiculite. This makes the Dutch bucket method of hydroponics a natural first step for those who are familiar with growing in soil or looking to practice organic hydroponics.
Ideal For All Varieties Of Plants, Large And Small
Since the Dutch system is media-based, it's easy to grow just about any variety and size of plant from those with the smallest seeds and most delicate leaves up to and including your favorite tomatoes, herbs, flowers and cukes just to name a few. You'll learn exactly how to use the BATO buckets to create the ideal system for hydroponic gardening indoors under lights or outdoors in the yard or greenhouse.
A Great Choice For The Beginner And Expert Alike
Whether you're new to hydroponics or a seasoned pro looking for a new way to grow your favorite flora, the Dutch system is an inexpensive option that really performs well in a wide variety of environments and applications. It's also an excellent choice for those looking to grow grasses like Rye, Wheat, Milk Weed and Scallions as well as shallow root crops like baby Carrots, Onions and Radishes
Hydroponics System Plans Includes plans for each of the hydroponics systems shown below. Click each for info