• Gardening

    Grow Your Own Food At Home

    We used to visit our aunt in Malaysia and brought back her homegrown vegetables.  It’s a joy seeing vegetables growing and harvest and we wanted to experience that in Singapore. We came to know about Hydroponics in 2017 and been growing our own vegetables since then.  Growing common leafy vegetables like caixin, kang kong, pak choy and others for our own consumption.  We also grow fruiting vegetables like cucumbers, tomatoes, lady fingers, bitter gourd, ginger (?? fruiting ?) and we are currently growing cauliflower using dutch bucket system.   We customized our living room space (under window) with 48 holes NFT system to grow leafy vegetables.  So far, we have…

  • Gardening

    Ginger Growing

    Space is scarce in Singapore and to be able to grow some gingers at our doorstep is a blessing. So, how did we do?   We found a fish tank and frame. We used the upper level for ginger growing and lower level for some guppies. We bought a fiberglass tank cos is more durable and filled with clay pebbles. Why clay pebbles? They are perfect cos it ensures good root aeration as it does not compact over time and prevents many soil-borne insect pests. It can be used as a top dressing to prevent moisture loss and evaporation. We then create our own auto watering system by connecting it…

  • Gardening

    Lunar New Year Planting

    Lunar New Year Coming !! It’s a tradition in Lunar New Year (or maybe only mine 😃) to grow this for Prosperity year ahead (only know the dialect name 🤦‍♀️, if you know please comment below. Thanks!). First time using Smart Garden to grow. Remove the cover and place it on the vermiculite (shown in photos). Will update again with more leafy photos, I hope 😃🤞

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