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 [...]

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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

Pro-Tips #2: Ventilation Series ~ Air Cooled Lights: Yay or Nay?

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 who looking to take you hydroponic growing skills to the next level. Enjoy! Today's [...]

10 Vegetables You Can Grow Hydroponically

Soil isn’t needed and the change of seasons won’t hold you back if you grow these crops in a hydroponic garden. Have you ever wanted to enjoy a salad made with home-grown ingredients in the middle of winter? There are numerous vegetables that you can grow any time of year if you grow with hydroponics, [...]

By | October 22nd, 2017|Categories: Hydroponics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments