Mason Jar Aquaponic System

This is how you can make your own glass jar aquaponics system. More »

Hydroponic EC Made Simple

EC can be confusing. We break it down to make it simple. More »

How Much Do Hydroponic Systems Cost?

I break down the cost of getting a hydroponic system to fit your budget. More »

How To Maintain Your Reservoir

What you need to know about maintaining your hydroponic reservoir. More »

 

MarsHydro 300 watt LED Review: Perfect For Hydroponic Beginners & Hobbyists

As a beginner to indoor hydroponics, I had a hard time deciding on what type of grow light to get for my first garden. I was just looking for an affordable grow light that I could use to grow all types of vegetables and learn more about hydroponics. At this point, it was an experiment more than a hobby. After some research, I decided to go with an LED grow light, but then I had to decide on which one. With so many options, technical specifications and pricing and can be hard to come to a decision. [...] 

How To Use A pH Test Kit to Measure Hydroponic Nutrient Solution

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There are several ways to measure the pH of your hydroponic solution, one of which is using a pH test kit. Measuring the pH of your hydroponic nutrient solution with a  pH test kit is easy to do and only takes a couple of minutes to complete. [...] 

The Best Net Pots For Your Hydroponic System

The Best Net Pots For Your Hydroponic System

While they don’t have much glamour, net pots are an important part of a hydroponic system. They keep the grow medium from clogging your system and damaging your pump but also help provide support for your plants. Not all net pots are made the same. In addition to size variations, you will also discover that quality and ease of use is not all the same.  There are a couple of things you should look for when trying to find the best net pots for your hydroponic system. [...] 

Grow Room Glasses, Are They Really Needed?

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I can bet that grow room glasses are not at the top of anyone’s shopping list when putting together their grow room, though they probably should be. [...] 

Preventing Blossom End Rot In Your Hydroponic Garden

It’s a common problem to soil and hydroponic gardeners alike. One day you have some beautiful green tomatoes, the next day you notice some spots on the fruit. Maybe you go to pick a ripe red tomato only to find the bottom sunk in and discolored. [...] 

How To Grow Delicious Hydroponic Cucumbers

hydroponic Cucumbers

Cucumbers don’t last long around our house. We use them in many different kinds meals, salads, and snacks, my favorite being bread and butter pickles. Hydroponic cucumbers are easy to grow, grow fast, and produce a lot. Here’s a simple guide to growing hydroponic cucumbers. [...] 

How To Grow Sweet Hydroponic Bell Peppers

Bell peppers were one of the vegetables I wanted to learn to grow when I got into hydroponics. After learning to grow lettuce and tomatoes I thought it was time to give it shot. While not the easiest plant to grow using hydroponics one you get the hang of growing hydroponic bell peppers it becomes well worth the time. [...] 

Simple Guide To Indoor Grow Light Spectrum & Color Temperature

Choosing the correct light spectrum is one of the 3 main basics of plant lighting. Sunlight and various other types of light that we see is actually made up of several different colors. For indoor gardens, it’s important to provide the proper spectrum during the right stage for best growth. [...] 

Vertical Hydroponic Tower Gardening

Vertical Hydroponic Tower Gardening

Vertical hydroponic tower gardening is just one of many different methods of hydroponic gardening.  Going vertical can utilize unused ceiling space always your to grow more per square foot. This can be especially important when looking at saving money on building your system and increasing profitability if you’re looking to sell your product. [...] 

How Calibrate A Hydroponic pH Meter

How to calibrate hydroponic pH meter

Using an electric pH meter is an easy way to measure your hydroponic nutrient solution, but it will need to be calibrated on a regular basis in order to make sure it’s giving the proper readings. Luckily, it’s easy to calibrate your hydroponic pH meter. [...] 

10 Problems Hydro Gardeners Face And How To Solve Them

Common Issues Every Hydroponic Gardener Have

There are many advantages to hydroponic gardening. One of them is more control over your garden, allowing you to steer clear of potential issues. [...] 

How To Grow Hydroponic Strawberries

Strawberries are a great treat, but don’t last long around our house. Wouldn’t it be great if you had a strawberry patch that you could just keep coming back to? With hydroponics, you can have a strawberry patch on your porch, in your garage, even in your home. Due to their high water content, strawberries thrive with hydroponics systems. Here’s a guide to growing hydroponic strawberries. [...] 

A Grow Light Mover Rail Will Solve Your Lighting Issues

Lights are one of the most important parts of your hydroponic system. They can also be one of the most expensive parts. Skimping on quality lighting is not a good idea, you don’t want to sacrifice quality. [...] 

How To Grow Hydroponic Tomatoes

My family loves fresh tomatoes on our sandwiches, in our salads, salsa and fried up green. Growing hydroponic tomatoes is easy and can be a very rewarding experience. Here’s what you need to know about growing hydroponic tomatoes. [...] 

3 Automatic Drains For Ebb And Flow Hydroponic Systems

automatic drain for ebb and flow system

The ebb and flow method of hydroponic gardening works by flooding the grow bed over an extended period of time, then quickly draining all the water. You can hook up a timer to the water pump to turn it on and off in intervals or run the pump continuously and set up an automatic siphon to drain the grow bed once the water level reaches the desired height. [...]