top hydroponic books for beginners

5 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 Adjust pH Of Hydroponic Nutrient Solution

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…

This is a diagram of a drip hydroponic system

What Is Drip Hydroponics?

Drip hydroponics can work well for many different types of hydroponic gardeners. Since drip hydroponics can be so versatile, it’s used by beginners on up to commercial growers. The process…

This is a diagram of a wick hydroponic system

What Is Wick Hydroponics?

The wick hydroponics are the most simplistic hydroponic systems there are. It can be a completely passive system so there is no need for pumps or electricity. Since there are…

This is a diagram of an ebb and flow hydroponic system

What Is Ebb And Flow Hydroponics?

The ebb and flow hydroponic system also called a flood and drain system. This is one of my favorite methods of hydroponics due to its ease of use, capabilities, and…

This is a diagram of a deep water culture (DWC) hydroponics system

What Is Deep Water Culture (DWC) Hydroponics

Deep water culture hydroponics is a popular method for at-home gardeners. Not only is it effective, but it’s an extremely easy hydroponic system to assemble and maintain. For those that…

Hydroponic nutrients

About Hydroponic Nutrients

As with all living things, plants need nutrients to survive. Since hydroponics doesn’t involve using dirt, which plants normally get their nutrients from, hydroponic nutrients need to be added to…

Hydroponic grow medium

7 Different Hydroponic Grow Mediums

Many different types of grow medium can be used in hydroponics.  There really is no right answer to the question of what hydroponic grow medium works the best. It varies…

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hydroponic spinach

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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A Simple Guide To Hydroponic Plant Spacing

Plant spacing is an important aspect of planning your hydroponic garden. Hydroponic plant spacing is different than traditional soil gardens. It’s important to give your plants enough space to grow…

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

5 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.…

hydroponic end blossom rot

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…