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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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8 Unexpected Hydroponic Grow Mediums

December 15, 2014 | 1 Comments

When you grow plants without soil you have many options for alternative ways to support the root systems and deliver nutrients. Some may work better than others depending on the plants you’re growing and the...

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On November 18th, Ohneka Farms, an urban farming design company based in New York City, released its most recent project on Indiegogo, a crowdfunding site for investors. The ambitious campaign looks to raise $75,000 for the ROOT: a...

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What comes to mind when you hear about hydroponic growing? Do you think the system is too technical or too time consuming to learn? Do you think of big lighting, complex irrigation, and scientific pH...

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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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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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It’s the 21st Century. We’re all connected. It’s absolutely the norm at this point for information to travel across the world in mere seconds. Therefore, it only makes sense that a hydroponics system should feature...

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4 Soilless Growing Methods

April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Soilless growing methods are increasing in popularity because of the advantages achieved by eliminating soil and opting for substrates instead. Soil is not a necessary component to grow healthy, thriving plants. Alternative methods of gardening,...

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In a time where people want local food and know how it’s produced, there is no better way than to just…well, grow your own! After countless hours spent walking the aisles of Whole Foods or...

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