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Name: Kayla
Status: student
Age: 10
Location: N/A
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Date: 4/26/2004


Question:
How can you grow seeds without soil?


Replies:
Many seeds can be sprouted on wet paper towels or in some other moist environment, but usually must be put in soil to continue to grow once the nutrients stored in the seed have been used up. Some plants can be grown "hydroponically," without soil. This is one of many web sites a google search turns up:

http://www.ext.vt.edu/pubs/envirohort/426-084/426-084.html#L2

J. Elliott


"Soil-less" gardening is called "hydroponic" gardening. If you search the Internet using that search term, you will find as much information as you need -- from very basic to very advanced

Vince Calder


Seeds can be sprouted without soil:

http://www.sproutpeople.com/grow/bits/travel.html

Plants can be grown without soil using hydroponics for example:

http://www.ext.vt.edu/pubs/envirohort/426-084/426-084.html

Anthony Brach, Ph.D



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