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hydroponic growing in a time of devastating droughts

hydroponic growing in a time of devastating droughts

Hydroponics is a method of growing plants in nutrient-enriched water instead of soil. It’s certainly not a a new agricultural technology (in fact, it’s been observed since ancient times in the Hanging Gardens of Babylon!). But you may be reading more about this...
ladybugs and hydroponics: 100% non-toxic pest control

ladybugs and hydroponics: 100% non-toxic pest control

You may be familiar with hydroponics, a method of growing plants in water, not soil. A key advantage is that without soil, there are no soil-borne pests to contend with – and no toxic chemical pesticides needed. If you do encounter pests, however, you can stay...
home hydroponics 101

home hydroponics 101

Curious to try hydroponics for yourself? There are a few ways to get started. First of all, what is it? Hydroponics is growing plants in nutrient-enriched water instead of soil. why is it becoming popular? Hydroponics is actually a centuries-old agricultural...
the origins of hydroponics

the origins of hydroponics

Hydroponics is the practice of growing plants without any soil, using only water. Today, hydroponic farms often use very sophisticated technology. In indoor vertical farms, where hydroponic plants are grown in trays stacked in shelves on top of each other, you can...
bringing the farm to you

bringing the farm to you

We ordinarily think of farms as being large green pastures way out in the countryside, where acres of crops are grown and harvested. But these days, farming is becoming a more flexible concept that includes unconventional locations and methods. If you are a...

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