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Hydroponics

What exactly is hydroponics and how does it work?

Hydroponics is the intentional act of growing plants without soil. Nutrients, instead of being soaked up from soil, are administered through a nutrient-rich solution that provides the exact minerals the plants require. This allows the plant to...

Introduction

A very important part of the growing process, nutrients are essentially the food for the plant. The pH level is how acidic or alkaline your solution or soil is. The pH level is probably the more important of the two, because if the pH level is too low or too high, then the...

Introduction

Although any inert growing medium could be used for a hydroponic setup, there are a few that are highly used in the hydroponic community because of their ability to retain moisture and oxygen. Or it will at least allow the water to get to the plants, such as clay aggregates,...

There are many types of hydroponic systems and here we will cover the basics with the most popular being the Ebb and Flow, Drip Systems, NFT and Aeroponics.

Ebb and Flow

An ebb and flow system is a hydroponic system that utilizes a pump and gravity to push the nutrient solution up to the...