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 anywhere in the house. This countertop garden provides the grower with … Read moreROOT Countertop Garden Connects You With Your Food

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 used to grow a wide variety of plants. But the wellbeing … Read moreRobotic Aquaponics System Brings Artifical Intelligence to Your Garden

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 hood Lamps Reflective material Ballast High Intensity Discharge (HID) reflectors have … Read moreReflectors: Boost Your Indoor Garden’s Lighting Efficiency

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 shock, become toxic, or will just slowly wither away. In order … Read moreHow to Recognize and Prevent Plant Stress

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 not seem like a big concern – especially to beginners of … Read moreProper Ventilation For Indoor Gardening

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 support the best growing conditions desired by your plants. Before deciding … Read moreProper Application of Co2 in Hydroponics

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