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Today’s GROWING Trends

January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

There is a noticeable shift in society’s relationship with food and an increased appetite for organic and nutritious choices. People are realizing that they have somehow lost control of where their food comes from and...

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Prevent Pests in Your Indoor Garden

October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pests are a natural part of operating a garden and should be expected at some point to cause damage to your plants. The best way to fend off nasty bugs is to take initial measures...

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Vertical Farming Mitigates Food Safety Concerns

October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

With the rising popularity of urban agriculture and hydroponics, more people recognize the clear benefits of controlled-environment agriculture, which include water savings, year-round production, and reductions of pesticide use. This month I researched another benefit...

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Hydroponics: Closed-Loop Indoor Food Production  

September 25, 2014 | 2 Comments

With increased awareness surrounding the agricultural industry and many of the questionable practices that involve chemicals, fertilizers, and soil degradation, many people are looking to alternative food options. A growing number of individuals and families...

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15 Benefits of Aeroponic Growing

August 4, 2014 | 1 Comments

Though aeroponic technology was initialized in the 1930’s it hasn’t gained popular awareness until recent years. In fact aeroponic technology is now seen as a major advantage in the movement for large-scale urban food production....

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Energy Saving Methods in Hydroponics

July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

While hydroponic technology is taking off, there’s still concern over the in a controlled environment. One of the primary concerns is economic viability when it comes to the resources being used in production: water and...

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Many are still uncertain about the benefits of hydroponics and its water saving methods. Given hydroponic plants grow entirely in water one might think soilless gardening uses more water. Contrary to this perception, some hydroponic...

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6 Benefits of LED Horticultural Lighting

July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Our understanding of light spectrum and its effects of plant growth has improved tremendously thanks to scientific research. With our advanced knowledge comes the innovation of products that can help us achieve optimal growing conditions...

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6 Advantages of Soilless Agriculture

June 23, 2014 | 2 Comments

Thanks to some important technological advancements, our agricultural capacities are able to achieve efficiencies never before conceived possible. When looking at the agriculture industry, hydroponic technology can now be considered as important as the discovery...

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The innovation and advancement of LED lighting technology has brought with it a host of other important benefits. The field of plant growth research has been able to advance substantially due to the advantages that...

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