The first thing that you should know about hydroponics is that although it's a science, it is very simple to put into practice. It really is easy for novices to grow with hydroponics successfully, but only if they apply the basics correctly.
We have already explained why you would consider hydroponics as the preferred way of growing your favourite plants, (see: Why Hydroponics?), and in the following pages we explain, one by one, the importance of following the basic guidlines. The graphic below lists the main areas for the grower to control, and once you have these in place you will be assured of success.
ENERGY SOURCES FOR A PLANT
If anything goes wrong with your system ALWAYS review the basics!