Supplement the Sun With HID Lighting for Indoor Gardening

Generally speaking, an indoor gardening operation such as a sealed grow room, a vertical garden, or even a greenhouse will need supplemental lighting to ensure proper growing conditions for the crops in question. For many growers, it can be overwhelming when selecting the type of grow light. There are many choices available as well as … Read moreSupplement the Sun With HID Lighting for Indoor Gardening

3 Fully Integrated Hydroponics Systems

For pain-free indoor, soilless gardening many growers opt for fully integrated hydroponics systems. These all-in-one units come with everything you need to grow your own food at home. These have been designed to make it easier and faster to grow the plants you want without major concerns over maintenance or other headaches that may arise. … Read more3 Fully Integrated Hydroponics Systems

8 Hydroponic Gardening Apps for Smartphones

Hydroponic gardening apps are available to indoor growers to help plan, monitor, and support your plants’ needs. There are plenty of gardening and plant-based apps available. Here are the top eight that would apply to hydroponic gardening. 1. Pocket Garden: A research tool for selecting the best plants for your garden. Includes tips on germinating seeds … Read more8 Hydroponic Gardening Apps for Smartphones

Benefits of Perlite as a Grow Medium

Hydroponic gardening offers growers many options for growing in a controlled environment. You have a wide range of systems, artificial lighting, nutrients and fertilizers, and grow mediums. In fact playing around with different types of grow mediums can be much of the fun of hydroponic growing: it comes down to a learning experience. In a … Read moreBenefits of Perlite as a Grow Medium

Energy Saving Methods in Hydroponics

While hydroponic technology is taking off, there’s still concern over the efficiencies of growing indoors in a controlled environment. One of the primary concerns is economic viability when it comes to the resources being used in production: water and energy. Though there’s still plenty of room to grow in terms of the technological advancements involved … Read moreEnergy Saving Methods in Hydroponics

Start Soilless Growing In A Small Urban Space

Hydroponic Indoor Gardening Hydroponics is a method of gardening that doesn’t use soil, but rather a rich nutrient solution that cycles through from a reservoir. Some systems can get quite complex but for a small urban space the process should be really quite simple. These automated soilless growing systems increase efficiency and maximizing space, leading … Read moreStart Soilless Growing In A Small Urban Space

Hydroponics as a Food Supply Chain Solution

The topic of food production is complex and is becoming increasingly scrutinized not only for the nutritional value and safety of the food itself but the entire production process right through to the food supply chain management. Consumers are becoming more and more concerned with the health of the food they consume as well as … Read moreHydroponics as a Food Supply Chain Solution

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 they’ve been trending in 2014. Lists provide a quick overview. They … Read morePowerHouse Hydroponics Top Lists of 2014

Sylvia Bernstein, The Aquaponic Source

Innovator, entrepreneur, teacher, gardener, and author Sylvia Bernstein is more than an inspiration in the world of aquaponics, she’s revolutionary. Bernstein has been actively involved in the hydroponics and aquaponics industry since 2003 and has definitely made her mark. Bernstein, a graduate from the University of California, Davis has a degree in Agricultural Economics and … Read moreSylvia Bernstein, The Aquaponic Source