How To Build A Cheap DWC Hydroponic Cloner

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How To Grow Fresh Hydroponic Spinach

How to Adjust pH Of Hydroponic Nutrient Solution

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 the most scalable method of hydroponic gardening. Its simplicity makes it popular for both hobby hydroponic gardening at home and on a commercial…

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 method of hydroponics is the most simplistic of all the hydroponic methods. While not a heavily used method of hydroponics you may find it useful for those plants…

This is a diagram of an ebb and flow hydroponic system

What Is Ebb And Flow Hydroponics?

The ebb and flow method, also called flood and drain, is one of my favorite methods of hydroponic gardening. Ebb and flow systems are easy to use and can be…

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

What Is Deep Water Culture (DWC) Hydroponics?

Deep water culture, often abbreviated DWC,  is a popular hydroponic method used by many hobby hydroponic gardeners. Not only is it effective, but it’s an extremely easy hydroponic system to…

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…

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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…

6 Different Types Of Hydroponic Systems

6 Different Types Of Hydroponic Systems

Since there are many different options when it comes to hydroponic systems (here’s how much some different hydroponic systems cost), it can be hard to decide what method may work…

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The Paper Towel Method Of Seed Germination

There are several different methods of germinating seeds for your hydroponic garden. Using the wet paper towel method is a classic and effective way of germinating seeds. Don’t let the…

How To Grow Hydroponic Fodder In 5 Easy Steps

During the winter months, our farm animals lose access to the nutrient-rich greens of the spring and summer. To supplement the loss of greens, we grow hydroponic fodder to give…

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How To Grow Zesty Hydroponic Cilantro

Cilantro is an herb that’s flavor is either loved or hated. For those that love the zest of cilantro, they can’t get enough. Here’s a simple guide to growing zest…

How To Grow Hydroponic Mint

Mint is one of my favorite herbs. It is easy to grow, grows fast and has so many uses. Here’s how you grow hydroponic mint. Recommended Mint Varieties for Hydroponics…

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…

Other Hydro How-To's 25 articles to read

5 Pieces Of Advice For Hydroponic Beginners

There’s an old saying that as a beginner “You don’t know what you don’t know”. As with any hobby, this holds true to hydroponic gardening. I recently thought to myself,…

How To Rid Thrips From Your Hydroponic Garden

Pests are a pain. Thrips are on the list of one of the more common pests that you may find taking up residence in your hydroponic garden. Don’t thrip out,…

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How To Rid Aphids From Your Indoor Hydroponic Garden

Aphids are one of the more common pests you may run into when hydroponic gardening. Once established they can quickly take over. Luckily with some early action and a little…

4 Ways To Make Money With Hobby Hydroponics

When I first started, I didn’t have much money to put towards my hydroponic hobby. I soon realized with a little work I could utilize what I’ve learned to turn…

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…