ROOT Countertop Garden Connects You With Your Food

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 small organic hydroponic microfarm that can fit and operate…

Robotic Aquaponics System Brings Artifical Intelligence to Your Garden

German tech start-up, plants & machines is putting the bot back into botanics Bringing food production back into cities has become a big topic over the past few years. And gardening in urban areas is getting more and more popular. Decks, rooftops and windowsills are…

Reflectors: Boost Your Indoor Garden’s Lighting Efficiency

Reflectors, also known as reflective films or liners, are another essential piece of equipment when it comes to maximizing the efficiency of your indoor grow lighting. In order to enhance your indoor garden’s lighting system to it’s full potential, your unit will consist of: Light…

How to Recognize and Prevent Plant Stress

Plants are a lot like humans. They need stability in order to function at their optimal levels. This includes consistent states of health and limited stress inducers. Yes, plants get stressed too. If growing conditions are even altered slightly, plants can be sent into…

Proper Ventilation For Indoor Gardening

Indoor gardening requires proper ventilation to maintain the health of plants. Oxygen is in fact, one of the primary requirements for plants to grow. It doesn’t matter what type of plant you’re growing, stagnant air will negatively impact plant health. Initially, stagnant air may…

Proper Application of Co2 in Hydroponics

When plants grow in soil outdoors, they naturally receive sufficient amounts of C02. However, in indoor hydroponics, your plants aren’t naturally exposed to the same amounts of C02. This means that C02 will need to be added to your hydroponic system in order to…

Producing Hydroponic Fodder

Authored by Max Salinger, Research Horticulturist Extraordinaire with CropKing For years we have known about the human health benefits of eating sprouts and juicing greens, so why not extend the wellbeing to our farms? As winter approaches many of our animals are relegated to…

Prevent Pests in Your Indoor Garden

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 to prevent pests in your indoor garden. However, pests…

PowerHouse Hydroponics Top Lists of 2014

As soon as something interesting flashes by the screen our attention is lost and we become entrenched in the next best thing, latest gossip, or the newest technology. This is likely the reason that lists have become the new hot digital content format and why…

16 Plant Factory Benefits

A Plant Factory is a fully-automated commercial food production facility that operates in a controlled environment. Further technological and economic investments are being made in the Plant Factory concept as experts respond to growing concerns over food security. With an estimated 9 billion people…