top hydroponic books for beginners

Great Hydroponic Books For Beginners

Ridding Spider Mites From Your Hydroponic Garden

Ridding Spider Mites From Your Hydroponic Garden

How To Save Your Hydroponic Plant From Root Rot

How To Save Your Hydroponic Plant From Root Rot

How To Use Rapid Rooter Plugs To Germinate Seeds

How To Use Rapid Rooter Plugs To Germinate Seeds

How to Adjust pH Of Hydroponic Nutrient Solution

How to Adjust pH Of Hydroponic Nutrient Solution

Proper pH levels are very important with hydroculture gardening. If the pH of the nutrient solution is too high or too low, then the plant will not be able to…

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3 Ways To Measure pH Of Nutrient Solution

Maintain a proper pH is one the of most important tasks when hydroponic gardening. A plant needs the pH of the nutrient solution to be within a certain range or…

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3 Methods Of Hand Pollination

Growing your hydroponic vegetable garden inside can have its many perks. One of my favorites is not having to zig zag away from my garden every 5 minutes from bees…

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Growing Hydroponic Vegetables

There’s something special about growing hydroponic vegetables. Everybody has seen a typical backyard garden. It’s no surprise walking out into a backyard garden to find some wonderful vegetables, but what…

How To Mix A Three Part Nutrient Solution

  The Flora series from General Hydroponics is a three nutrient parts are FloraGro, FloraMicro, and FloraBloom. All three parts mixed together contain all the primary, secondary and micro nutrients needed…

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What Is Aquaponics?

The first hydroponic plant I grew was a tomato plant in a 5 gallon bucket. I had used an old paint bucket, a leftover air pump, and an old air…

This is a diagram of an Aeroponic system

What is Aeroponics?

Aeroponics is considered more of an advanced hydroponic method of gardening. Some do not consider Aeroponics to be a true hydroponics method as the plant roots are not submerged in…

This is a diagram of a Nutrient Film Technique (NFT) Hydroponic system

What Is Nutrient Film Technique- NFT Hydroponics?

Nutrient film technique, or NFT for short, is a very simple hydroponic method. Its simplicity makes it popular for both hydroponic gardening at home and on a commercial scale. NFT hydroponics…

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How To Grow Fresh Hydroponic Spinach

I definitely recommend growing some hydroponic spinach. Spinach is high in iron and other nutrients that are beneficial to many aspects of your health.  Like other leafy greens, it’s a…

How To Grow Hydroponic Broccoli

How To Grow Hydroponic Broccoli

Our family loves broccoli. It can make a good healthy snack or side, though we typically choose to drown it in cheese. Broccoli can be a great hydroponic vegetable to…

How to grow hydroponic broccoli

How To Grow Fresh Hydroponic Basil

Basil is a popular herb to grow with both traditional and hydroponic growers. It’s easy to grow basil and thrives in hydroponic systems. Here’s a guide to growing some flavorful…

How to grow hydroponic cucumbers

How To Grow Delicious Hydroponic Cucumbers

Cucumbers don’t last long around our house. We use them in many different kinds of meals, salads, and snacks; my favorite being bread and butter pickles. Hydroponic cucumbers are easy…

How to grow hydroponic bell peppers

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…

hydroponic strawberries

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?…

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Choosing The Best Water Pump For Your Hydroponic System

Water pumps are an important part of a hydroponic garden. It’s important to choose a pump that meets the requirements of what your hydroponic system will need. Here is how…

Best gifts for hydroponic gardeners

The Hydroponic Gardening Gift Guide

Recently I’ve been receiving a lot of questions about recommendations on gifts to get hydroponic gardeners. It can be hard buying a gift for a hobby that you don’t know…

top hydroponic books for beginners

Great Hydroponic Books For Beginners

While the internet is a great resource for learning, I still think nothing beats a good book. Books continue to be a great reference for many hydroponic gardeners, myself included.…

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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…

How Calibrate A Hydroponic pH Meter

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…