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Strawbale Growing

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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Is hydroponics necessarily organic? Is there such a thing as organic hydroponics that produces strictly organic produce? Yes, there is, and it can, by using the hybrid farming method known as bioponics. Bioponics can be defined...

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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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Today’s advanced smart technology has really taken off in one of the most ancient of practices: Agriculture. For some, indoor gardening is a hobby, and for others it’s become a lifestyle. For those serious about...

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An Organic Passion for Plant Growth

August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Urban gardeners are on the hunt for unique and organic products to use to grow their own produce. Worm castings are one of the urban gardening products that growers are using to produce healthier crops. These...

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3 Ways to Measure Water pH Levels

July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Regular testing of your nutrient solution’s pH level is important. Having a proper pH level between 5.5 and 6.5 in your hydroponic gardening system will ensure that your plants are receiving the correct level of...

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A friend asked me if I could build him a hydroponic wheatgrass grower, but he had some specifications. No plastic No soil All organic No soil and organic was no problem, but I had to...

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6 Optimal Hydroponic Growing Conditions

June 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

All plants need the same basics to survive and grow healthily. In soilless gardening there are definite factors to consider to achieve optimal hydroponic growing conditions. These are generally the same basics as with soil-based...

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16 Essential Plant Nutrients

June 9, 2014 | 1 Comments

In hydroponics, plants are grown in a solution of essential nutrients. Plants require these nutrients to thrive at optimal levels. Nutrients and water are taken up through the plants’ roots in hydroponic gardening systems. Adjustments...

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Though hydroponic growing has many advantages over traditional soil-based gardening, plants are still plants no matter what method is used. This means that there are still certain optimal growing conditions which you must cultivate for...

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