Using Epsom Salt for Magnesium Deficiencies in Hydroponic Gardens

Epsom salt is frequently suggested to treat Magnesium deficiencies, not only in conventional soil-based gardening but in hydroponics as well. Epsom salt is magnesium sulfate, it is comprised of magnesium, sulfur, and oxygen. All three of its core elements are essential to healthy plant development. Magnesium is the central element of the chlorophyll molecule and … Read more

How to Grow Hydroponic Cucumbers Indoors and Outdoors

When it comes to growing cucumbers hydroponically, it can be indoors or out. It’s important to note, that some cucumbers will lend themselves better to being grown in a hydroponic system. Let’s get started learning how to plant cucumbers in your hydroponic system and what the requirements are for growing them. Table of Contents Quick … Read more

DIY C02 Generators for Greenhouses and Hydroponics

There are several methods to generate C02 carbon dioxide enrichment for greenhouses and grow rooms. A very basic Carbon Dioxide generator can be easily made with sugar, baking soda, and dry active yeast. Other methods include Dry Ice and baking soda/vinegar. Producing C02 with dry ice works to a very limited extent by simply allowing … Read more

How To Grow Hydroponic Broccoli

Broccoli can be a tad tricky to grow hydroponically, like its cousins kale, spinach, peas and Brussels sprouts it is a cold weather crop that does not fare well in higher temperatures. Following germination, the temperature should be 50 – 60°F. maximum. The broccoli will still grow at higher temperatures, but sadly you’ll discover that … Read more

How to Grow Hydroponic Carrots

Carrots can be grown indoors hydroponically all year around. Here you will find answers to commonly asked questions for hydroponic carrots as well as tips for starting, planting, growing, and harvesting your carrots. Hundreds of carrot varieties exist. There are 4 primary groups Imperator, Nantes, Danvers, and Chantenay. You’ll need to do some basic research … Read more

How to Grow Hydroponic Strawberries

A major advantage to growing strawberries hydroponically is having fresh strawberries that you can harvest throughout the year. And if your strawberry plant should yield more strawberries than you can eat, you can always freeze or preserve any excess production. Below you’ll find information on how to grow hydroponic Strawberries. Learn about lighting, nutrients, pollinating, … Read more

How to Grow Hydroponic Hot Peppers

Growing hydroponic hot peppers can be a tad burdensome. There are several issue which plague hydroponic gardeners with this type of crop. The most common is flower drop. Once you’ve mastered some of the stumbling blocks associated with growing peppers hydroponically you will find that they give you a more robust and healthy plant, as … Read more

How to Grow Hydroponic Garlic

Garlic growing with hydroponic techniques.

Garlic is easily grown hydroponically, as with anything, there are a few tricks and a few drawbacks. One big drawback to growing garlic in your home is the stench. Garlic has a very strong odor. Not just the bulbs, but the plant itself. Grown outdoors, the aroma dissipates into the atmosphere while indoors it permeates … Read more

How Does the AeroGarden Work?

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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

8 Succulents to Grow in Your Hydroponic Garden

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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. Table of Contents What is a Succulent? Are … Read more