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 »

 

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 [...] 

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 [...] 

How Calibrate A 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 [...] 

10 Common Issues All Hydroponic Gardeners Have At Some Point

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.

No matter what preventative measures you take though, there are still some common issues all hydroponic [...] 

How To Grow Hydroponic Strawberries

How To Grow Hydroponic Strawberries

Due to their high water content, strawberries thrive with hydroponics and are actually easier to grow. Here’s a guide to growing hydroponic strawberries.

Getting Hydroponic Strawberries Started

Germinating seeds Strawberry plants are grown from seed can take 2 [...] 

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.

Recently I stumbled across a pretty [...] 

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.

Getting Hydroponic Tomatoes Started

Germinating [...] 

Automatic Siphons Used In Hydroponic Ebb And Flow Systems

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 [...] 

Choosing The Right Fish For Your Aquaponics System

Choosing the right fish for your aquaponics system is an important task. It’s best to choose a variety of fish that is easy to maintain as you learn the different aspects of this method of gardening. Here are some other things to consider when [...] 

5 Things To Consider Before Buying A Hydroponic System

Buying a hydroponic system is a fun process, but it’s important to know what you’re looking for. There are many different types of hydroponic systems that use different methods, have more features or work better for growing certain [...] 

How Much Does A Hydroponic System Cost?

When it comes to starting hydroponic gardening as a hobby, the question I get asked the most is how much do hydroponic systems cost. The best answer, is as much as you want to spend. While you could save a little money and build your own, it’s [...] 

How To Maintain Your Hydroponic Reservoir

Hydroponic Reservoirs

The things that are least exciting are the ones that receive the least amount of attention. Everybody loves the top of the garden, the grow bed and the plants. Sometimes maintaining your hydroponic reservoir is an afterthought.

While not exciting, [...] 

Hydroponic EC Measuring Made Simple

Hydroponic EC Made Simple

There were a few things that were intimidating to me when I start dabbling with hydroponics. Electrical conductivity, or EC for short, was one of them. While not an important measurement in aquaponics, EC is very important to hydroponics.

What is Electrical Conductivity (EC)?

In simple [...] 

Keeping Your Grow Room/Greenhouse At The Best Temperature

Temperature is often one of the overlooked aspects of indoor gardening. Many don’t know the vital role having your garden at the best temperature actually plays. While not the most important thing, temperature does have an effect on many aspects [...] 

6 Common Mistakes By Beginners To Hydroponics

As with any new hobby, when you first start hydroponic gardening you’re going to make some mistakes. It’s all a part of the learning process. When I first started hydroponic gardening I didn’t know what was important to read [...]