Growing Purslane hydroponically Purslane is an interesting plant. It is a succulent with a large stem and rather fleshy leaves. The leaves are edible and have been shown to be rather high in omega 3 content. Purslane also has a decent amount of vitamin A as well. As far as plants go, Purslane is often […]
Hydroponics involves growing plants with water filled with the nutrients they need in order to sustain life. The name essentially means working with water (to grow plants). Whether you are interested in commercial hydroponics or a fun DIY hydro system to play around with, hydroponics can be an exciting and rewarding area of interest.
Starting to Grow Napa Cabbage Indoors Napa Cabbage or Chinese Cabbage started out as an easy plant to grow. The seeds were started in clay hydroton in net pots inside the General Hydroponics Rainforest unit under an LED grow light. The spraying apparatus of the Rainforest unit is called a Vortex sprayer and it agitates […]
The benefits may exceed the costs Indoor gardening is a fantastic and rewarding experience, especially if you happen to live in a climate that does not allow you to garden all year. Gardening indoors can potentially mean growing in a greenhouse or sun-room but could just as easily include growing in a basement or other […]
We just got done growing some Parris Island Romaine Lettuce and some Red Russian Kale. These plants were grown entirely in hydroponics and indoors. They both thrived in a nutrient solution consisting of General Hydroponics Maxigro dry nutrient and water. The system was kept at about a PH of 6.0 which worked well for […]
A deep water culture (DWC) hydroponics system can be one of the simplest systems to make. In this build I tried to make one in a way I had not seen done before while utilizing some spare parts that were available. One of the goals of this project was that it be efficient
Hydroponics has many reasons for it’s popularity but here are 10 reasons for growing with hydroponics and details on each benefit…
A DIY hydroponic system made from hardware store parts grows salad greens year-round indoors. Overview of this vertical garden system that may best be described as Shallow Flow Technique hydroponics…