In the modern era, growing plants is done hydroponically. It means reducing the need for land, using only sustainable irrigation systems. And nowadays, many hydroponic activists have created various forms of hydroponic pipes. Here are five pipe models to inspire your vertical hydroponic garden idea.
- Bamboo Model
This model is made of bamboo, cut into pieces as needed. Then make a hole of each bamboo stem to place a unique hydroponic pot.
You can arrange the bamboo rods vertically. Then connect each of them to a water tank that contains a water pump and timer. It would be best if you placed the water tank under the pipe rac
- Circular Thread Model
This model is very unique. The pipe is formed threaded down. Do not forget to make holes in the pipe for planting. And the water in the pipe comes from a water tank containing a water pump and timer.
- Zig Zag Flow Model
It is one of the conventional models. To make a place for planting, you should make a hole in the pipe.
Then to make a source of irrigation system for this vertical hydroponic pipe, place the vast box of water, water pump, and timer on the bottom of the rack. The water will flow sustainability from the tail pipe to the top one.
- Bottle Model
This model utilizes a bottle. Cut the bottle into two pieces. Used the top side. Then make a hole in the bottle cap and connect it to a fine pipe as the irrigation system. This pipe model uses a little soil as the planting media.
- Tree Trunk Model
This model uses a large pipe in the middle. Along the pipe, holes are made for plants to grow. It makes the plants that grow later do not interfere. The big pipe serves as a source of irrigation for the whole plants in the pipe.
Those are five pipe models that can inspire your vertical hydroponic garden ideas. Try to practice one of them, and start harvesting from your garden.