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 »

 

Grow Room Glasses, Are They Really Needed?

grow room glasses

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 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. [...] 

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. [...] 

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 set up an automatic siphon to drain the grow bed once the water level reaches the desired height. [...] 

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. [...] 

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 plants. [...] 

How Much Does A Hydroponic System Cost?

Hydroponic systems for every budget

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 often times more convenient, and more maybe more affordable, to just purchase a hydroponic system instead of tracking down the different parts and supplies. [...]