Pro-Tips #6 Air Conditioners 101

We came across a series of articles entitled "Pro Tips," (originally posted by General Hydroponics) that offer a great deal of insight into the art of hydroponic growing. So we thought we'd share this wealth of information with those of you looking to take your hydroponic growing skills to the next level. Enjoy! If you [...]

By | November 19th, 2017|Categories: Hydroponics|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Pro-Tips #5 CO2 enrichment, is it for you?

We came across a series of articles entitled "Pro Tips," (originally posted by General Hydroponics) that offer a great deal of insight into the art of hydroponic growing. So we thought we'd share this wealth of information with those of you looking to take your hydroponic growing skills to the next level. Enjoy! When implemented [...]

By | November 12th, 2017|Categories: Hydroponics|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

In the Red: Tomatoes Remain Focus For Canopy Gardens Hydroponic Produce Growers

Sure, there have been some anxious years for the owners of Canopy Gardens, but for the Langlade County family business, being in the red just means walking into the greenhouse. There, from March to mid-November, about 9,000 tomato plants paint the space in brilliant colors. Canopy Gardens sells cucumbers, peppers and a variety of greens [...]

By | November 9th, 2017|Categories: Hydroponics|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Hydroponic Farm in Shipping Container Can Grow Vegetables Using 97% Less Water

Local Roots is a farming company with a difference. The L.A based startup is growing food inside shipping containers and has their eyes on how to grow food on Mars. Local Roots is an agriculture business that doesn’t own any land. Instead, they grow all their organic vegetables inside shipping containers called TerraFarms. Each shipping [...]

By | November 8th, 2017|Categories: Hydroponics|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Pro-Tips #4 It’s So Cold in the Winter

We came across  a series of articles entitled "Pro Tips," (originally posted by General Hydroponics) that offer a great deal of insight into the art of hydroponic growing. So we thought we'd share this wealth of information with those of you looking to take your hydroponic growing skills to the next level. Enjoy! How to [...]

Recap of the Week: Rescheduling marijuana in NJ, Cleveland’s limits on MMJ locations & FDA + CBD

The events of the week of Oct. 28th - Nov. 3rd brought BIG NEWS! A New Jersey court tells the state to review how it classifies marijuana, Cleveland imposes strict limits on where MMJ companies can locate, and the FDA issues warnings to CBD producers. Here’s a closer look at these significant developments in the marijuana [...]

National Organic Standards Board Decrees That Hydroponic Can Be Organic

On November 1st, the National Organic Standards Board finally made a decision on one of the most divisive issues in the organic world: should crops grown in water, containers, or otherwise not in the ground be allowed to call themselves organic? The decision is thus: hydroponic and container gardens will remain eligible for organic certification. [...]

Pro Tips #3: Reservoir Hygiene – What’s Growing in your Res?

We came across  a series of articles entitled "Pro Tips," (originally posted by General Hydroponics) that offer a great deal of insight into the art of hydroponic growing. So we thought we'd share this wealth of information with those of you looking to take you hydroponic growing skills to the next level. Enjoy! Do you [...]

Organic Farmers Reject Hydroponics With 16 Protest Rallies …SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS

Hydroponic vs. Organic... the never-ending debate lives on! (SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS IN THE COMMENTS BELOW) Should produce grown in hydroponic environments be considered organic? Here's the latest... Organic farmers have organized 16 rallies to date to protest the continued certification of hydroponic or aquaponic produce as organic. A major rally has been organized on October [...]

How Hydroponics Works

The Science Behind Hydroponic Nutrients Before we can take a look at how hydroponics works, we must first understand how plants themselves work. Generally speaking, plants need very little to grow. They can subsist on a simple blend of water, sunlight, carbon dioxide and mineral nutrients from the soil. Plants are able to transform light [...]

By | October 26th, 2017|Categories: Hydroponics, Research|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments