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Forum: Hydroponics Blog 06-15-2011, 06:59 AM
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New Immigration Laws Pave the way for Hydroponic Farming

No matter what your beliefs on the new tougher immigration laws are, you will no doubt notice produce prices rise in the markets. As much as 75% of the migrant workers that work the fields harvesting...
Forum: Hydroponics Blog 05-06-2011, 05:43 AM
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Views: 3,720
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Powdery and Downy Mildew

Powdery mildew, and downy mildew are very common world wide fungal diseases that affect both field grown crops, as well as hydroponic and greenhouse grown crops. They are easily recognized plant...
Forum: Hydroponics Blog 04-04-2011, 04:08 AM
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Views: 3,811
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Building your own Indoor Grow Room part 2

In part 1, we looked at location, creating a layout, and lighting aspects of building your indoor grow room. In part 2, we’ll take a look at the environmental controls for your grow room. The term...
Forum: Hydroponics Blog 03-31-2011, 04:45 AM
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Building your own Indoor Grow Room part 1

Growing indoors has become very popular in resent years. Not just for commercial farms, but for backyard growers as well. The benefit of being able to grow what you want year round is a very...
Forum: Hydroponics Blog 03-10-2011, 06:03 AM
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Views: 3,737
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The Benefits of Chelated Micro-nutrients

It’s easy to think of the nutrient solution as just a bunch of nutrients floating around in some water, and for the most part that’s just what it is. Although, there’s more going on than just that....
Forum: Hydroponics Blog 01-15-2011, 06:02 AM
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Views: 3,732
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Is the pH really that important?

Well only if you want healthy plants, otherwise you don’t need to worry about it. Plants can suffer from nutrient deficiencies, even with a fresh and perfectly balanced nutrient solution if the pH is...
Forum: Hydroponics Blog 12-28-2010, 07:09 AM
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Views: 3,461
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Getting Bigger Yields From your Hydroponic Plants

We all want to get the biggest yields, as well as the best tasting produce from our plants that we can. After all isn’t that why we grow them in the first place?* But often we can overlook some basic...
Forum: Hydroponics Blog 12-16-2010, 05:59 PM
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Views: 4,364
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Tips for getting the most out of your nutrients

With all the different brands of nutrients on the market today, the question always comes up, witch ones to get for the best performance? But growing good, productive, healthy plants is more...
Forum: Hydroponics Blog 12-05-2010, 07:02 AM
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Views: 4,198
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Millions of dollars lost in hydroponic tomato plant sabotage

The search continues for the person or persons responsible for poisoning 7 million tomato seedlings, and nearly 16,000 tomato plants near Queensland, Australia. The 16,000 tomato plants were fruiting...
Forum: Hydroponics Blog 11-23-2010, 06:42 AM
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Views: 3,903
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Growing Hydroponic Raspberries, part 2

Why a Greenhouse to grow Raspberries? There are some specific advantages to growing raspberries in a greenhouse over field grown berry’s. First, raspberries have a relatively low chilling requirement...
Forum: Hydroponics Blog 11-18-2010, 06:40 AM
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Views: 3,504
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Growing Hydroponic Raspberries

Typically raspberries are not considered good plants to grow hydroponically by growers because they are long term plants that depending on type of raspberry plant, may not produce any fruit in the...
Forum: Hydroponics Blog 11-03-2010, 05:19 AM
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Views: 3,683
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Easy to Build Hydroponic System

One of the easiest hydroponic systems to build is commonly called a DWC (deep water culture) system. Although typically called a DWC system, it’s usually really a combination of hydroponic systems. A...
Forum: Hydroponics Blog 10-15-2010, 10:51 PM
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Views: 3,418
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Aquaponics or Hydroponics

Aquaponics, also known as the integration of hydroponics with aqua culture, is gaining increased attention as a bio-integrated food production system. Hydroponics and aquaponics are close and often...
Forum: Hydroponics Blog 09-29-2010, 07:51 AM
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Views: 3,815
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Build Your Own Bucket Drip System

Even though this system is designed to grow 4 plants in 5 gallon buckets, you can easily adapt it to grow more or less plants as you wish, as well as in larger or smaller containers/buckets. You...
Forum: Hydroponics Blog 09-17-2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,304
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The Science Barge

With all the environmental issues facing the planet these days, it’s not often you hear about real viable solutions to any of the problems that can be fully taken advantage of right now. But the...
Forum: Hydroponics Blog 08-25-2010, 09:51 PM
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Views: 3,250
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The Importance of Calcium

There are so many different manufactures of hydroponic nutrients on the market, and you always here the question which nutrients work best. While the answer to that is really based on what plants...
Forum: Hydroponics Blog 08-11-2010, 08:40 AM
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Views: 3,534
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Using Ultraviolet Light, and Ozone Treatments for Disease Control in Hydroponic Nutri

With any hydroponic nutrient solution, there can sometimes be unwanted pathogens, bacteria and/or fungi that can grow out of control in it. It’s not uncommon for these disease and viruses causing...
Forum: Hydroponics Blog 07-30-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,351
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Grafting Your Plants

The main idea behind grafting is to simply take a variety of plant with a desirable above ground characteristics, and connect it to the roots of a variety with desirable under ground characteristics....
Forum: Hydroponics Blog 07-22-2010, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,240
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Hydroponics in Antarctica

Who says you cant grow hydroponic crops anywhere? How about in the Antarctic, the coldest harshest continent on the planet. The only continent that has such harsh conditions there are no permanent...
Forum: Hydroponics Blog 07-12-2010, 11:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,387
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The Six Types of Hydroponic Systems, Part 2

NFT System (Nutrient Film Technique) The NFT systems is quite similar to the Ebb & Flow except for a few things. First, it doesn’t need a timer because it runs 24/7, so you don’t need a timer to...
Forum: Hydroponics Blog 07-09-2010, 11:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,804
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The Six Types of Hydroponic Systems, Part 1

With all the different hydroponic setups on the market it can be confusing to tell them apart, especially because they all seem to look so different. But in reality there are only six different types...
Forum: Hydroponics Blog 06-30-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,457
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What?s the big deal about Hydroponics?

After all, if growing Hydroponically was so great wouldn’t everyone be doing it? Well that’s a good question, but the truth is not really. There are many alternate forums of energy, but oil and coal...
Forum: Hydroponics Blog 06-22-2010, 06:14 AM
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Views: 3,119
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Beneficial Insects part 3

This is part 3 of* the Beneficial Insects series: see* part 1 and part 2Spiders, are one of the most feared Beneficial Insects there is, and some with good reason. Some spiders are poisonous and can...
Forum: Hydroponics Blog 06-15-2010, 07:57 AM
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Views: 3,222
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Beneficial Insects part 2

Lacewings, are green and/or brown with 2 pairs of wings, and a mouth similar to the praying mantis, with large eyes relative to the size their head. They also have long, thin bodies, and look similar...
Forum: Hydroponics Blog 06-10-2010, 07:23 AM
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Views: 3,252
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Beneficial Insects, part 1

Usually when we think of insects on our plants we think of pests. Well that’s with good reason, a lot of them are. But that’s not always the case, not all insects are pests. There are a wide variety...
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