The growlog is over here. I think I just used kinda strong Flora fruiting nutes at the end to up the flavor, maybe 2.2 EC. Lately I've been using Texas Tomato Food by Urban Farm Fertilizers. It's easier...
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I think if I ever try growing a tomato again, I am not going to use an aerogarden. I will probably make my own out of a five gallon bucket: all I would need is the grow light ... and some SPACE!!! I could easily adapt your set up to a bucket.
However, from what a fellow over in aero-talk sais the Apollo lights are really only good for greens. If I combined them with your set up I am not sure what would be accomplished. So, a future project is set: Make bucket hydro garden, light from another garden, and your side lights. sounds like a plan. (along with your baby girl cherry tomato).
Now, you said you tweaked the nutes. What did you finally come up with?
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Sorry to hear about the eggplants. I was kind of afraid of that. I have more consistent results with CFLs than LEDs.
Twocents - I ran out of parts to make the lightscreens and decided to just start a wish list of people who might want them if I got around to buying more parts.
My name is Mike. I've been registered here for a while, but I haven't really figured out how to utilize this site properly, yet. I typically grow a lot of peppers. However, I currently only have 3 Ultras growing herbs, at the moment. I only just started those gardens in the past few days.
Ginger, the Eggplants didn't turn out. The plants loked fantastic, but I think the Apollo LED lighting wasn't powerful enough. Live and learn.
If I ever decide to try a tomato again, I'll try them. I still have your extra light set up. At least I think it's yours. I got your last one.
Still making them?
If you ever try an AG tomato again, I highly recommend sweet baby girl cherry tomatoes. They taste good, like a beefsteak in cherry tomato guise. I added extra lights and played tricks with the nutes, but the basic tomato itself is just really, really good.
I'm growing fantastico now in the AG. With a bit of extra sunlight, they taste OK. The yields are huge.
But yeah, mostly I grow lettuce in AG's. They're good at that...
No need to apologize. I do type, it just hurts. I endure it..otherwise things would get mighty boring. An old injury and as much as I like horses, I wish I'd never gotten involved with them.
I am still running a few aerogardens, I have several deep water tub types as well, one homemade..
I am in it mostly for the lettuce but I would dearly love to figure out tomatoes. I tried some in the ag, I had a few tasty ones but most were just bland.
Anyway, thank you for answering.
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Hello, I am sorry I did not get here sooner: i am two cents ¢¢ wherever there isn't another. Thank you for the creation of this space...
I seem to post in spurts, typing hurts and I do it whenever I am hurting less.
Anyway, see you around and again, thanks.
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