Organoponics

From Open Source Ecology
Jump to: navigation, search

Main > Food and Agriculture


Introduction[edit]

Pioneered in cuba, organoponics is the replacement of water or other growing medium and fertilizer in hydroponics with an organic compost growing medium – which retains moisture and has abundant nutrients. Organoponics have yields similar to hydroponics – but are more pest resistant and more diversity can be grown. Basically, it’s growing plants in compost – or the ecological evolution of pure hydroponics.

This isn't right. Cuban "organoponicos" are community gardens; it doesn't refer to a particular growing technique. Doing hydroponics with compost tea is called bioponics --Conor 23:25, 15 November 2010 (UTC)

Links[edit]