The Nutrient Film Technique is a hydroponic growing method used to cultivate plants without soil. Instead of soil, plants are grown in a continuous, thin film of nutrient-rich water that flows over their roots. NFT is particularly well-suited for growing fast-growing, shallow-rooted plants like lettuce, herbs, and certain vegetables. In this article, we’ll review the main components of an NFT system, the benefits of this versatile hydroponics system, and how small scale growers create their own NFT setup.
(Featured Image: NFT Hydroponic Grow Op by Elmwood Farms)
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