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DIY Straw Bale Gardening

July 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ive pretty much decided to use my experience with my spiritual healer today as a means of explaining the benefits and challenges of my DIY straw bale gardening project. Ok, now that everyone has left,...

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Making Your Organic Budget Stretch

April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

We now know that purchasing organic produce is the healthier choice, but are you still on the fence that there’s value in buying organic produce? After reading this article, you’ll have found the solutions to get more from...

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Scalable Aquaponic System Design

February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Aquaponics is the practice of raising fish and plants in recirculating systems where the fish provide nutrients to the plants and to beneficial bacteria, which then cleanse the water of organic matter and nutrients and...

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An Education in Hydroponics

February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Whether you’re a hobby grower, want to grow a business, are interested in resourceful ways to feed your community or family, or are perhaps just looking for a lifestyle shift, you’ll certainly benefit from an education in...

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Clay pebbles are an excellent growing medium typically used in flood and drain or ebb and flow hydroponic growing systems. There are a variety of resources online that can show you how to build your...

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How to Use Rockwool in Hydroponic Gardening

December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Rockwool is a versatile growing medium that can be used as a standalone product or in a variety of hydroponic systems. In this post, we will guide you through the basic process of how...

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10 Indoor Winter Gardening Tips

December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Just because winter is here, it doesn’t mean that we need to put away our gardening gloves and wait until spring to get our hands dirty again. I do just as much gardening in the...

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7 Ways to Prevent Plant Stress

November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you’re an experienced grower you know how important maintaining a stable garden environment is for the overall health of your plants. Even slight changes in growing conditions or inconsistencies in feeding, watering, and lighting...

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How to Clean Your Hydroponic System

November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Growing your own food indoors using hydroponic gardening systems offers many advantages. Primarily, you will usually yield healthier plants faster. The indoor environment offers your plants a safe and protected sanctuary where ideal growing conditions...

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How to Prevent and Treat Root Rot

October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Many gardeners have experienced root rot in soil-based container gardening. The root rot occurs in this scenario because the soil is oversaturated and didn’t receive proper drainage. This means that the plants’ roots aren’t absorbing...

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