Imagine having fresh tomatoes or refreshing mint on-hand anytime you want it. How would you like to be able to enjoy flowers at any time of the year? This could be your reality if you own an AeroGarden. Even if your green thumb isn’t all that green or you’ve managed to kill every plant you’ve … Read more How Does the AeroGarden Work?
Along with bubble tea and tiny houses, succulents have defined the Millennial generation. But keeping these perky little plants alive is more involved than it seems. This article describes which hydroponic succulents to grow, how to grow them, and everything else you need to know about succulents. What is a Succulent? Succulent plants contain over … Read more 8 Succulents to Grow in Your Hydroponic Garden
Growing hydroponic blueberries is a great way to be able to grow blueberries all year around. Learn how to setup your hydroponic system properly to ensure a great blueberry harvest. Basically, any fruit can be grown with a hydroponic system, the trick lies in doing it cost effectively. Some varieties will naturally lend themselves better … Read more Hydroponic Blueberries. Grow all Blueberry Varieties Hydroponically
Nutrient pH 5.5-6.6 EC – 1.8-2.3 PPM 1260-1610 Spinach is a cool weather crop that lends itself well to the hydroponic realm only when properly cared for. It does not perform as well in higher temperatures Hydroponic Spinach Temperatures Maximum Temp 75° Fahrenheit Optimal Day Cycle Temps 65 – 70° Fahrenheit Optimal Night Cycle Temps … Read more Hydroponic Spinach How to Grow Abundant Quality Spinach Hydroponically
Bok Choy, Bok Choi, Pak Choy, Pak choi. Oh boy what a Joy Chinese Cabbage to grow and enjoy. Bok Choy, like many Brassicas, can be grown hydroponically very successfully. It is a rapidly maturing crop that can be harvested roughly 30 days from germination. If executed correctly you can actually get 3 harvests from … Read more How to Grow Hydroponic Bok Choy (Chinese Cabbage)
Hydroponic gardening is done without soil, no dirt. All soil naturally contains essential plant nutrients . Commercial fertilizers don’t contain all the nutrients required as they are attained form the soil. Hydroponic plants use no soil, so naturally there are no soil borne nutrients. Hydroponic Nutrients are needed . Hydroponic Nutrients are fertilizers formulated specifically … Read more Hydroponic Nutrients. Hydroponic Fertilizer.
Alkalinity and Acidity of Nutrient Solutions Alkalinity and Acidity also known as pH is extremely important in Hydroponic gardening. The scale for pH readings ranges from 1 to 14. A reading of seven means that the number of acid ions is totally equal to the number alkaline ions present in the measured solution. Any reading … Read more pH in Hydroponics
Pollinating Hydroponic and Indoor Gardens Pollination is the transfer of pollen from the inside of the flower to the stigma of the same or different flower. In a natural setting plants are pollinated by a combination of wind and insect activity, primarily bees. Indoor gardens require artificial pollination if the plant is to bear fruit. … Read more Hydroponics Pollination
Red and Blue Lights for Hydroponics and Horticulture It has been claimed that Plants grown under blended red and blue lights perform better and yield more than plants grown under either red or blue alone, or under full spectrum lighting. In nature plants basking in natural sunlight receive both red and blue light along with … Read more Dual Spectrum Lighting in Horticulture
Higromite Advantages and Disadvantages Higromite – [alternate spelling hygromite] Higromite had it origins in volcanic deposits colonized by micro organisms in prehistoric lakes. These volcanic deposits, combined with microbial activity produced a natural balance of trace minerals and organic elements. Higromite is a silica based mineral rock. Silica is derived from quartz which is used … Read more Higromite Advantages and Disadvantages