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Rooftop Vegetable Farming: How to Grow Tomatoes and Strawberries Hydroponically On the Roof?

2023-05-08
Have you tried growing hydroponic vegetables on your roof? Traditional soil planting on roofs can be very laborious, and the climatic conditions in some places do not allow it. In such cases, hydroponics is a very good choice.
Benefits of rooftop hydroponics:
-Grow vegetables on the roof, the green vegetables will be very beautiful, you can enjoy them as green plants, you can rest on the roof when you are tired, and look at the green and pollution-free vegetables, and your mood will become relaxed and happy.
-Growing vegetables on the roof can supply your daily vegetable needs. When you need vegetables, you can go to the roof to pick them at any time, and you don’t need to go to the supermarket to buy them, saving money and effort.
- For the elderly, it is a kind of leisure farming. When you have nothing to do, you can take care of the hydroponic vegetables grown, and the distance is not very far. It is easy to do something, why not do it?
Some of our customers just want to grow vegetables on the roof, especially want to grow hydroponic vegetables on the roof. After some design, the customer decided to use our hydroponic system to grow vegetables on the roof.
So how to do hydroponic growing on the roof? Let's take the example of growing tomatoes and strawberries.
If you want to grow hydroponic strawberries and tomatoes on your roof, you need to choose the right hydroponic system. The equipment suitable for planting larger fruits such as tomatoes is the Dutch bucket. This drip irrigation design is very water-saving. Many people also use the Dutch bucket system to plant large areas in greenhouses.
Dutch bucket system
If you want to grow hydroponic strawberries on your roof, there are many hydroponic systems to choose from. Among them, you can choose the hydroponic tower system first, because it is the best choice for growing strawberries. Its beautiful appearance and automatic design make it a hard choice to refuse. Secondly, the NFT system can also grow hydroponic strawberries, but the growth cycle is much longer than that grown on the tower system, but it is easy to operate and clean, which is also an advantage.
hydroponic tower system
If you want to grow green leafy vegetables on the roof, our hydroponic system can basically be used, and it will give you unexpected surprises.
Problems Encountered
When it rains, when you grow on the roof, if there is no shelter, your vegetables and equipment may have problems, so you need to consider the shelter when you grow on the roof.
If the sunlight in your area is relatively strong, especially in summer, the vegetables grown on the roof will have problems even if they are hydroponically planted in the sun. Therefore, some people choose to build a small greenhouse on the roof, which not only blocks the rain. It can also block the sun exposure, so that it will be easier to grow hydroponic vegetables on the roof.
greenhouse
Remind
If you want to do rooftop hydroponic planting and have already purchased the corresponding hydroponic planting system, before you receive the hydroponic equipment, you can plan the time to raise seedlings in advance, so that when you receive the hydroponic system, It can be transplanted directly to the top.
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