Guides

Hydroponics kits- What you need to Grow at Home

Monday, 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

Thursday, 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

Thursday, 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

Monday, 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

Friday, 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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