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Inside view of a AmplifiedAg shipping container farm growing Vertical Roots green butter

South Carolina hydroponic container farm makes a large impact with a small footprint

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) – It’s been dubbed the gardening of the future, however, it seems the future is here, now that Vertical Roots has planted itself in the Midlands.

The farm, which primarily grows leafy greens, uses a method of growing called hydroponic gardening.

Simply put, it’s soil-less gardening. And as the name suggests, it means the roots are left out of the ground and instead fed nutrients and water directly with the help of technology.

The controlled method of gardening has several benefits, most notably, its efficiency.

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