See the Zoo That’s Feeding Animals from the Ground Up with Vertical Gardens

Posted on Sep 20 2016 - 5:53pm by UOG
Organic hydroponic vegetable cultivation farm

Organic hydroponic vegetable cultivation farm

A Zoo in England now uses vertical farming systems to help feed it’s 2,000 animals. Growing food for the animals at the zoo has several advantages. By using hydroponic methods there are no weeds, or soil-borne pests. The produce will also have no toxic pesticides, be grown with less water, and the yields will be of top quality.

“The zoo’s hydroponic growing system is made up of different layers of crops, including lettuce and spinach. The sun’s rays hit the stacked plants at different points. For example, plants at the top of the stack receive the majority of direct sunlight. Plants at the bottom of the stack receive the minority of direct sunlight.”

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