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How To Start A Hydroponic Garden In 7 Steps

So you’ve decided that you want to start a hydroponic garden, but where do you begin? There are several components that make a hydroponic garden work. I’ll walk you through…

How to grow hydroponic lettuce

How To Grow Hydroponic Lettuce

Lettuce is the easiest vegetable to grow using hydroponics. If your just starting out with hydroponics, this is the place start. Hydroponic lettuce grows fast, doesn’t take up much space…

Choosing Quality Seeds for Your Hydroponic Garden

Often times the importance of using quality seeds are overlooked when gardening. Choosing quality seed for your garden may be one of the least expensive aspects of your hydroponic garden,…

Using Rockwool For Seed Germination

Using Rockwool For Seed Germination

Rockwool is a popular starter medium that has been used a long time with hydroponics. Smaller rockwool cubes are used for cuttings or seed germination and then transplanted into hydroponic…

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…

Hydropnic Tomato Roots

What is Hydroponics?

Hydroponics is the process of growing plants without soil, instead using nutrient rich water. Often times a grow medium is used to stabilize the root system, anchoring the plant. Roots…