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Hooked on Ponics - Aquaponics and Aeroponics


Fish. Food. Fun!
Low Maintenance Growing

Grow Your Options

Learn more with two courses in one bundle!


Large Harvests
90% Less Water
Already a hydroponics master? Expand your knowledge with our Aquaponics and Aeroponics 101 courses!

What's included?

  • Hooked on Ponics: Aquaponics
  • Hooked on Ponics: Aeroponics
  • Resources
  • Completion Certificate
  • Community Access

Go Further

Grow plants year round with soil-less growing. 'Ponics are a great growing option for anyone who wants control over the food they eat, or a better understanding of the food system. It’s also an excellent option for growers with limited space who don’t want to compromise on yield.

Personalized Learning

All of our Hooked on Ponics courses are customizable for every student's needs. Do you want to grow just enough for yourself or your family? We have small systems just for you. Want to grow commercially or feed a neighborhood? We have you covered. Whatever your requirements, there's an option for you!

Why should I take this course?

If you’re already an experienced grower and want to add Aquaponics or space-efficient Aeroponics to your system, this is the bundle for you. We go over these two technologies, with build instructions and plenty of options to suit your individual needs.This bundle is a great option for people who are already very comfortable with the many aspects of growing their own food, particularly with hydroponics, but want to grow with aqua- or aeroponics. 
What is Aquaponics? 
Aquaponics is the practice of growing plants and fish together in a stable and efficient soil-less system. Once established, aquaponics systems are low maintenance and extremely efficient. An excellent option for both home and commercial growers.

What is Aeroponics?
Aeroponics is more high maintenance, but extremely space-efficient and productive. It is the practice of growing plants using a nutrient-dense water mist. These systems use significantly less water than any other hydroponic method, and almost none compared to conventional agriculture. They are a great option for small-space growers and anyone needing to limit their water use.

Need a primer on growing plants in a soil-less system?

Our Hydroponics course covers everything a beginner needs to get up and running. You can purchase them separately, or check out our platinum bundle to get all three courses as well as several bonuses, for a discounted bundled rate!

Meet the instructor

Samantha Hughes

Samantha Hughes grew up in Central Virginia, surrounded by farmland. Through school and her parents' encouragement, she became fascinated by the natural sciences. In college she studied environmental science, where she was introduced to sustainable agriculture for the first time. Since that time she has developed her knowledge, studying permaculture, regenerative agriculture, and hydroponics. She has worked on farms from New Jersey to North Carolina, and taken in person workshops to deepen her understanding of these important subjects. She founded Cultiverdant, and the Hooked On Ponics Academy in 2020 to provide educational access to anyone, anywhere you can access the internet. She lives in Maine with her husband, daughter, and their two dogs.
Patrick Jones - Course author