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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

More hort suppliers and greenhouse builders at PMA this year

Every year in October, the North American produce industry gathers at the PMA Fresh Summit to network, scout new innovations in packaging and varieties and get updated on the latest topics related to retail, post harvest and other trade related information. Over the last couple of years however,  more and more suppliers of technical machinery, [...]

Greengro Technologies Signs $8.4 Million Contract With Canna Culture Collective Inc., to Build a State of the Art 2-Acre Fully Automated PV Solar Glass Hydroponic Cannabis Greenhouse in Greenfield California

ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Greengro Technologies, Inc., (OTC:GRNH), a leader in the US indoor controlled environment agriculture and vertical farming industry, today announced that its majority-owned subsidiary, Biodynamics, Inc., was awarded a purchase contract to build a 2-acre turn-key fully automated photovoltaic solar glass hydroponic cannabis greenhouse in Greenfield California, for [...]

The Rise of Vertical Farms

From a classroom idea to a commercially viable technology, vertical farming promises a green revolution designed for the future. This new methodology can be incredibly efficient and has already been employed in a retail environment in an effort to give customers access to the freshest possible produce. It also has the potential to help solve [...]

Ikea’s hydroponic garden concept uses 90 percent less water than a regular farm

In a few years, when you go to Ikea to pick up something from its Landskrona or a Grundvattnet collections, you might also grab a Lokal — a structure that could allow you to grow your own food indoors. At the London Design Festival in September, Space10 — Ikea’s “future-living” design lab — debuted its concept [...]

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 [...]