Soil-less farming: 15 vegetables to plant when you are surrounded with concrete

You read that right. You can be a farmer even if you live at the top most room of a building. One of the ways is to do hydroponics. Here’s a crappy-but-the-idea-is-there (lol) tutorial on how to create a soil-less system:

You can also improvise other materials to create your soil-less garden – like using pale or tin cans. And because you are in a soil-less system, your plants need essential nutrients. You can order your nutrient solution here:

Once you have the system…you are now ready to grow these 15 veggies:

1. Kangkong (Ipomoea aquatica)

Water spinach or morning glory on white background

2. Lettuce (Lactuca sativa)

green fresh lettuce. studio shot.Click below to see other images of vegetables:

3. Celery (Apium graveolens)


4. Basil (Ocimum basilicum)

Basil leaves isolated. Collection

5. Tomato (Lycopesicon esculentum)


6. Pechay (Brassica rapa)


7. Watercress (Nasturtium officinale)


8. Garlic (Allium sativum)


9. Pakchoi (Brassica rapa)


10. Spring onion (Allium fistulosum)

More Photos like this here...

11. Arugula (Eruca vesicaria ssp. sativa)

Fresh arugula

12. Pepper (Capsicum annuum)


13. Mustasa (Brassica juncea)

Green leaf mustard in growth at vegetable garden in Vietnam

14. Kale (Brassica oleracea var. sabellica)


15. Coriander (Coriandrum sativum)


Most of these veggies have small root system that is why you can grow them even without soil. Enjoy soil-less gardening!