A Hydroponic Farming Affair

Botsile's green house project. PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Botsile's green house project. PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Growing up in a family of farmers, Olemogile Botsile has always had plans of one day operating a large produce farm and make turnaround profit.

The nurse-cum commercial farmer is penetrating the industry through hydroponic farming. Hydroponics is a method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions in water, without soil.

The hydroponics gardener regulates the composition of nutrients in the liquid solution used to water the plants.

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