Category Archives: Hydroculture

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. [...] 

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 out back? With hydroponics you can have one in your home, garage, or the porch. Due to their high water content, strawberries thrive with hydroponics systems. Here’s a guide to growing hydroponic strawberries. [...] 

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. [...] 

Choosing The Right Fish For Your Aquaponics System

fish for aquaponic 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 choosing the right fish for your aquaponics system. [...] 

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 up or keep an eye on. Here are 6 of the common mistakes I see by beginners to hydroponics. [...] 

5 Plants Every Hydroponic Beginner Should Grow

5 Plants Every Hydroponic Beginner Should Grow

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5 Bibb Lettuce Varieties You Need To Grow

5 Bibb Lettuce Varieties You Need To Grow Using Hydroponics

When it’s time to get lettuce seeds, I don’t just grab any old pack off the shelf. To maximize the potential of both growth and taste, you should choose a variety that is best suited for your hydroponic system, the environment it’s in, and the taste you’re going for. Bibb lettuce is one of my favorite types of lettuce. It has great taste, it sells well, and it looks great. Here are 5 types of bibb lettuce varieties I would recommend you grow. [...] 

How To Build A Glass Jar Aquaponics Herb Garden

How to build a glass jar aquaponics herb garden

The biggest advantage to aquaponics is not having to purchase nutrient solution. Typically aquaponic systems are larger scale, but with the right supplies, you can build a simple single plant system to grow herbs. It’s simple to build and easy to maintain. Here’s how to build your own glass jar aquaponics herb garden. [...] 

9 Advantages Of Hydroponic Gardening

 advantages of hydroponic gardening

Ability To Garden  in Urban Areas, One Of The Greatest Advantages of Hydroponic Gardening

Over 3 billion people in the world live in cities. The need for homes, businesses, and infrastructure dominates, leaving little to no space for traditional gardens. You can pretty much put a hydroponic system anywhere. Hydroponics doesn’t require soil, so you can grow plants where you normally could not, like inside your apartment or on top of a building. Old abandoned warehouses are being renovated into indoor vegetable farms. Hydroponic gardening has allowed people living in cities to eat produce that is just as fresh as those living in rural areas. [...] 

How To Start A Hydroponic Garden In 7 Steps

7 Steps to starting a hydroponic garden

There is a little more that goes into the planning portion of your hydroponic garden compared to the traditional soil garden. A little pre-planning and time spent up front can mean less of a chance of hiccup during your grow. Here’s how to start a hydroponic garden in 7 steps. [...] 

Choosing Quality Seeds for Your Hydroponic Garden

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Often times the importance of using quality seeds are overlooked when gardening. Choosing quality seed for your garden may be one of the least expensive aspects of your hydroponic garden, but that doesn’t mean it’s not important. Many gardeners are gardening for the enjoyment, savings, to know where their food comes from, and also it’s quality.  One of the reasons I garden using hydroculture, and just garden at home in general, is for the quality of the produce. The best part of food, of course, is the taste. To be sure I get the best out of my garden, I make sure to use quality seeds. [...] 

Growing Hydroponic Vegetables

countertop hydroponic system

An example of a counter top hydroponics system. [...] 

What Is Aquaponics?

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An aquaponic reservoir with gold fish. [...]