HYDROPONIC AND AQUAPONIC DESIGNS

There are two categories of hydroponic systems: aggregate and non-aggregate. Non-aggregate hydroponic systems are designed to support plants with their roots hanging into the nutrient solution. Aggregate hydroponic systems use substrates to provide support for the plants. In aggregate hydroponics, the systems may be a closed or open system. An open system denotes that the [...]

Marijuana: 5 Things that Science Says About the Herb

One of the most ironic stories in the history of human race on Earth is making an herb, with great potential benefits, banned for use because of certain political beliefs that marijuana, the same with other drugs such as cocaine and heroine, is addictive and can be a driver for the user to become abusive, [...]

Looking to Buy or Build a Hydroponic System? Here’s a good place to get started…

The History of Hydroponics The word hydroponics comes from two Greek words, "hydro" meaning water and "ponics" meaning labor. The concept of soil less gardening or hydroponics has been around for thousands of years. The hanging Gardens of Babylon and The Floating Gardens of China are two of the earliest examples of hydroponics. Scientists started [...]

Recap of the Week: California wildfires, Maryland medical cannabis lawsuit & Arkansas CPAs + MMJ

The events of the past week set several precedences for the cannabis industry. First, the importance of insuring farms. The effects of the wild fires in California are yet to be realized. Second, state licensing is still a work in progress. Standing one's ground can result in forward movement in the industry. Lastly, professional boards [...]

Busting Hydroponics Myths

Hydroponics offers incredible benefits to people and farmers who love gardening. It is a soil-less growing technique that provides a better way to cultivate crops. And the crops have better nutritional value than other commonly grown plants. Despite the numerous advantages, hydroponic gardening is often misunderstood in horticulture. In fact, it is riddled with many [...]