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10 Common Issues All Hydroponic Gardeners Have At Some Point

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.

No matter what preventative measures you take though, there are still some common issues all hydroponic [...] 

Hydroponic EC Measuring Made Simple

Hydroponic EC Made Simple

There were a few things that were intimidating to me when I start dabbling with hydroponics. Electrical conductivity, or EC for short, was one of them. While not an important measurement in aquaponics, EC is very important to hydroponics.

What is Electrical Conductivity (EC)?

In simple [...] 

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 [...] 

How To Grow Hydroponic Lettuce

Lettuce is the easiest vegetable to grow hydroponically. That’s why it’s a great vegetable plant for beginners to start with and used in so many hydroponic operations. Hydroponic lettuce grows fast, doesn’t take up much space and [...] 

The Best pH Level For Your Hydroponic Garden

It’s important to measure the pH of your hydroponic garden on a regular basis. Plants are not able to take in nutrients when your nutrient water falls out of a [...] 

Making A Hydroponic Reservoir Drain

There’s are a couple good reasons why it’s a good idea to make a drain for your hydroponic reservoir. Since light produces algae growth, the hydroponic reservoir should be dark so no light will penetrate through. This creates the problem [...] 

6 Ways To Keep Your Hydroponic Nutrient Solution Cool

The temperature of your hydroponic nutrient solution is not something that should be overlooked. Too cold and roots will not form properly, the plant will grow slow and maybe die. A hydroponic nutrient solution that is too hot does not hold the oxygen [...]