Hydroponic Grow Lights

The best hydroponic grow lights for you will depend on a number of factors. These include: Cost of the light (energy cost time X number of hours) The plant environment The stage of growth Fluorescent and Incandescent grow lights While they are cheap to buy incandescent bulbs are rather inefficient as hydroponic grow lights. Incandescent … Read more

Hydroponic Nutrient Solutions

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Introduction to Hydroponic Nutrient Solutions Are you are an experienced hydroponic gardener? If not, we recommend that you buy pre-mixed hydroponic nutrient solutions. It can be difficult for a beginner to make a homemade hydroponic nutrient solution yourself. Many gardeners don’t want to go to the bother of making their own hydroponic nutrients. Ready-made hydroponic … Read more

Hydroponics Gardening Guide: Introduction

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What is hydroponics?

Hydroponics is part of hydroculture, the practice of growing plants only using water with a growing medium and nutrients. There is no soil involved.

With the hydroponics technology available today, we can grow our favorite plants. In fact, you can grow any plant for that matter, at any time of the year. With the latest hydroponic systems along with specialized horticultural lighting, hydroponics at home becomes easy and effective.

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Beginner Hydroponics Tips

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Aquaponics is a specific form of hydroponics. Hydroponic grow systems can be very tricky if you are new.  Even some advanced gardeners will have problems now and then.  Trying to replicate an outdoor environment for your plants to thrive in hydroponic grow systems is not difficult if you do it right from the very beginning.

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Hydroponic Gardening: Past, Present and Future

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Hydroponic Gardening

Hydroponic gardening may sound like a futuristic idea but it is not. It is part of hydroculture, the practice of growing plants only using water with a growing medium and nutrients. There is no soil involved.

With the technology available today, we can grow our favorite plants, or any plant for that matter, at any time of the year. With the latest hydroponic systems along with specialized horticultural lighting, indoor gardening becomes easy and effective. If plants receive the water and nutrients they need at their roots, they can grow exceedingly well without soil. When these plants are food, they can feed the world by producing more and better quality plants than soil-based farming can produce.

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