Essay – Apprendre des autres

Le website ci-dessous concerne un blog où un jardinier utilisant la méthode du seau hydroponique (Kratky) et détaille ses efforts. Bien que j’ai lu les papiers de Kratky, avoir quelqu’un pour accomplir les étapes et détailler le processus, aide beaucoup.

The link below is to a blog where a gardener uses the hydroponic bucket method (Kratky) and details his efforts. Although I have read Kratky’s papers, having someone perform the steps, and detail the process, helps a great deal.

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J’ai fait des notes et j’ai placé les détails importants pour moi, dans une matrice (ci-dessous). Étant donné que 95 p. 100 de la réussite du projet repose sur les premières étapes, je peux utiliser cette information pour choisir le bon conteneur, un lieu à long terme, savoir quand s’attendre à ajouter de l’eau et la durée de vie de mon plante.

I kept notes and placed the details that are important to me, in a matrix (below). Since 95% of the success of the project relies on the first steps, I can use this information to choose the right container, a long term location, know when to expect to add water, and how long my plant will live.

Plant Variety Days from Seed Used # Plants Harvest Day Day Water First Added Days Plant Life Total Fluid Used (gals)
Arugula Roquette 2 5 gal bucket, day 9 1 78 155 192 7
Basil Italian  Large      Leaf 3 5 gal bucket, day 15 3 Constant 92 100 7
Genovese 5 5 gal bucket, day 22 3 Const. 125 204 9.5
Bok Choy Toy Choy 3 3.5 gal bucket, day 15 7 in 3 cups 62 NA 62 1.25
Cabbage Gonzales 3 5 gal bucket, day 14 1 153 NA 153 4.5
Cilantro Calypso 5 5 gal bucket, day 18 Several in 3 cups Const. NA 113 3.5
Calypso 5 5 gal bucket, day 18 Several in 3 cups Const. 106 159 7
Cress Watercress 4 0.5 gal jar, day 13 Several in one cup Growth Term.
Cucumber Diva 2 9 cup (0.56 gal) then 32 gal (121 Liter) on Day 29 1 Const., started day 61, total 21 26 112 12
Diva 4 32 gal bucket, Day 15 1 Const., started day 84, total 24 45 130 45
Eggplant Rosita 4 11 cup, Day 13 32 gal bucket, Day 15 1 Growth Term. NA 96 24
Endive Perlita 2 2 gal bucket, Day 18 1 Const., started day 44 68 112 4
Perlita 3 2 gal bucket, Day 12 1 Const., started day 42 59 66 2
Kale Dwarf     Blue    Curled 2 5 gal bucket, Day 12 3 Const., started day 49 NA 88 4.5
Dwarf     Blue    Curled 2 5 gal bucket, Day 13 6 in 3 cups Const., started day 58 58 138 8.25
Dino, Blue, Red 4 3.5 gal bucket, day 18 6 in 3 cups 56 94 159 6
Lettuce Lolla Rossa 4 3.5 gal bucket, day 13 1 55 NA 76 2.8
Salad Bowl 3 3.5 gal bucket, day 10 1 41 NA 59 2.1
Red Sails 2 1 gal bucket, day 13 1 51 NA 51 0.44
Red Sails 2 11 cup, day 9 1 41 NA 41 0.6
Red Sails, Rouge Gren. 2 3.5 gal bucket, day 12 1 47 NA 70 Unknown
Butter crunch 3 0.5 gal jar, day 11 1 41 NA 47 0.44
Pepper Snapper 8 11 cup (0.56 gal) day 19 then 32 gal on Day 41 1 99 NA 108 13
Orange Bell 7 11 cup (0.56 gal) day 19 then 32 gal on Day 41 1 107 NA 108 12.5
Lipstick 10 11 cup (0.56 gal) day 19 then 32 gal on Day 32 1 98 81 99 5.25
Jimmy Nardello 7 5 gal on Day 43 1 Const., started day 134, 55 total 113 180 10
Golden Marconi 9 3 cup day 22 then 5 gal on Day 43 1 Const., started day 134, 19 total 113 171 12
Swiss Chard Flamingo Pink 4 3 cup day 14 then 5 gal on Day 21 1 69 69 117 6.5
El Dorado 5 5 gal on Day 13 1 97 69 296 14.5
Tomato Black Cherry 4 32 gal on Day 24 1 Const., started day 112, 237 total 80 237 86
Orange Paruche 5 32 gal on Day 23 1 Const., started day 111, 857 total 98 148 54.5
Fantastico 5 32 gal on Day 23 1 Const., started day 107, 1340 total 98 148 56
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