Hydroponic Grow Boxes- Choose the Right Lighting for Massive Growth

August 18th, 2011

The lighting you choose to put to use in your hydroponic grow boxes will make a big difference in the manner in which your plants are able to grow and thrive. It will also make the difference between plants that grow as big and strong as they can, and those that fail to thrive because [...]

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LED Grow Lights-Are they for you?

June 9th, 2011

If you are first getting started with hydroponics, you will soon discover that the lighting you choose is one of the very most important things you have to consider when starting your hydroponics grow system. There are many choices you can choose from, like Metal halide, compact fluorescent, high-pressure sodium, and LED. Many people that [...]

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Hydroponics kits- What you need to Grow at Home

May 23rd, 2011

If you are ready to ditch the overpriced vegetables and herbs you buy at supermarkets, and want to taste the freshest, healthiest vegetables, then getting hydroponics kits will enable you to do so. They have everything you need to grow just about anything from home, without all of the potential problems of a traditional garden.
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Choosing the Right Grow Light

July 1st, 2010

Hydroponic gardens usually don’t rely solely on natural lighting; some use a blend of natural and artificial light, and many are completely lit artificially.  Plants utilize different parts of the light spectrum at different stages of growth.  The lights used in hydroponics are called “grow light”, appropriately named because they are designed to emit light [...]

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Hydroponic Gardening for Beginners

July 1st, 2010

When I was a kid, my folks had a backyard garden. We usually had fresh lettuce, tomatoes, green beans and an assortment of other vegetables. My mother also enjoyed canning the veggies we couldn’t eat or give away.
When I grew up and found myself living in an apartment, I decided that since I didn’t have [...]

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Differences In Hydroponic Systems

January 18th, 2010

Hydroponics (growing plants and food without soil) is getting a lot of attention among consumers, as more people take an interest in it.  There are a number of hydroponic systems out there, designed to help grow different plants in various quantities.  Hydroponic systems come in either pre-designed kits or units (good for beginners) or are [...]

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Advanced Nutrients In Hydroponics

January 8th, 2010

Hydroponics is the exciting practice of growing plants without the use of soil – this goes without saying then that nutrients that should’ve been provided by soil should come from another source, such as from the water solution. Obviously, the advanced nutrients solution given to hydroponic plants has a direct effect on their growth, health, [...]

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