Category Archives: Nutrients

Dyna-Gro Foliage-Pro Hydroponic Nutrient Review

About Dyna-Gro Foliage-Pro

Dyna-Gro is a one part nutrient solution geared towards the vegetative phase of the plant’s growth cycle. Since it is a one part nutrient solution there is not need to mix with other nutrients. Foliage-Pro is high in nitrogen, promoting excellent leafy growth. It can be used for all plants in the vegetative stage but works especially well when used to grow leafy greens like lettuce. Since leafy greens to go through the flowering or fruiting stages, Foliage-Pro is the only nutrients you will need to grow them. [...] 

Understanding N-P-K Ratio Of Hydroponic Nutrients

An understanding of  N-P-K ratio is especially important when hydroponic gardening. Since we’re not just supplementing nutrients like in traditional dirt gardens, it’s even more critical that the correct nutrients are added in proper amounts for optimal growth. Fortunately, understanding N-P-K ratio is not too complicated. [...] 

3 Ways To Measure pH Of Nutrient Solution

Litmus pH test strips

When hydroponic gardening it is important to measure the pH of your nutrient solution on a regular basis. A plant needs the pH of the solution to be within a certain range or it cannot take in the minerals needed from the nutrient solution. It depends on what you’re growing, but most plants do well in a pH somewhere between 5.5 and 6.5. [...] 

How To Mix A Three Part Nutrient Solution

Three part nutrient solution

A three part nutrient solution from General Hydroponics [...] 

About Hydroponic Nutrients

Hydroponic nutrients

I’ve had great success with “General Hydroponics” brand and I find it cost-effective. It’s used by NASA, so works for them should work for me. [...]