How-To Hydroponics system plans and hydroponic gardening guide How-To Hydroponics System Plans and Guide To Hydroponics Gardening Indoors
Build A Hydroponic Lettuce Raft System

The hydroponic lettuce raft system is easy to assemble from inexpensive, household parts. The Hydroponic raft system operates by floating plants above an Oxygen infused bath of nutrients into which the roots grow. The hydroponic raft system is suitable for short-stature plants such as lettuces, kitchen herbs and other small varieties.

Ideal For Short Stature Plants Like Lettuces And Herbs
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Build a hydroponic lettuce raft system/hydroponics bubbler system

Grow hydroponic lettuce with the plans for the lettuce raft system
An Easily Expanded Concept For Commercial Production

Many commercial greenhouses use the hydroponic RAFT system to grow lettuces and other short-stature salad bowl crops and flowers. Be building the hydroponic lettuce raft system in How-To Hydroponics, you'll gain an understanding for the techology which could easily be applied to a much larger area if so desired. The picture at left shows a medium scale hydroponic lettuce raft system at Epcot Center in Orlando Fl.

Easy To Assemble In An Afternoon

Specifications: based on your choice of parts, can be scaled up or down easily .

  • 20" wide, 12" deep, 14" tall - easily fits in tight spaces
  • Grow up to 8 plants spaced 5" apart on center
  • Quiet, low power pump draws less power than electric razor
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hydroponic lettuce production with the hydroponic lettuce raft system

Hydroponics System Plans
Includes plans for each of the hydroponics systems shown below. Click each for info
Build your own hydroponics Dutch Pot, Dutch Bucket or Bato Bucket system with plans in How-To Hydroponics Dutch Pot Hydroponics System
Use Bato buckets, PVC pipe, a pump and reservoir to grow any sized plants
Build your own hydroponic bubbler system with plans in How-To Hydroponics Hydroponic Bubbler System
Simple and quick to construct from a planter, pebbles and aquarium pump
Build your own hydroponic lettuce raft system with plans in How-To Hydroponics Hydroponic Raft System
Ideal for baby lettuce and short-stature herbs, spices and flowers
Build your own aeroponics system with plans in How-To Hydroponics Aerospring Aeroponics System
Rocket fast growth from a Rubbermaid tote, submersible pump and sprayers
Build your own aeroponics fogging systems and aeroponic foggers with plans in How-To Hydroponics Aeroponic Fogger System
State of the art ultrasonic fogging system for propagation, production and more!
Build your own hybrid hydroponic aeroponics PVC pipe system with plans in How-To Hydroponics Hybrid Aero/Hydroponic System
Three styles to choose that use 4", 5" or 6" PVC pipe to grow plants like crazy
Build a fully automatic gravity fed hydroponics system using the Autopot with plans in how AutoPot Hydroponics System
Maximize yields with the pots that water and feeds plants without power
hydroponics, aeroponics, hydroponic systems plans, hydroponics growing guide
Hydroponic Gardening Guide
Below are just a few of the chapters on hydroponic gardening. Complete list here
Dutch Pot System What Is Hydroponics
An in-depth introduction and overview of the hydroponic theory and application
Bubbler System Hydroponic Mediums
Reviews substrate technology and choices for the modern grower
Raft System Hydroponic Technology
An overview and detailed examination of the hydroponic methods in use today
Aeroponics System Plant Nutrition
Hydroponic nutrients, diagnosing problems, making your own nutrients
Aero Hydroponic System Gardening Indoors
Planning and designing hydroponic indoor gardens and greenhouses
AutoPot System Grow Lighting
Photosynthetic spectrum, forced flowering, choosing indoor lighting