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Hydroponic Gardening

Sonal Patel OTR/L

Hydroponics, at its most basic level, involves the cultivation of plants by providing them with essential nutrients through their water supply, rather than relying on traditional soil-based methods. The term 'hydroponics' originates from the Greek roots 'hydro,' meaning water, and 'ponics,' meaning labor or work. This method of plant growth offers a solution for gardeners and farmers to produce more crops in confined spaces, such as classrooms, greenhouses, rooftops, or even within the confines of living rooms. Additionally, hydroponics proves valuable in regions where access to adequate space, fertile soil, or water resources is limited."