pH and Nutrient Availability

Before we get started, if you haven’t read my hydroponic nutrients guide, hop on over there now and educate yourself! OK, let’s talk about a crucial step in your hydroponics education – pH and nutrient availability. We have already learned what plants need to survive: Light Water Nutrients Oxygen Carbon dioxide In this article we’ll […]

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Hydroponic Nutrients Guide

If you’ve come from my post on Hydroponics for Beginners, welcome!If you haven’t, welcome anyways!This post is designed to give you an overview of hydroponic nutrients – what they’re made of, what they do, and the different types. Quick Navigation What are Hydroponic Nutrients? What Do Plants Need to Grow? Macro Nutrients Nitrogen (N)Phosphorus (P)Potassium […]

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Hydroponics for Beginners: The Ultimate Guide

Hydroponics for Beginners So you’ve heard about this way of growing plants called ‘hydroponics’, but have no clue what it is…If you’ve heard about hydroponics but find yourself overwhelmed by information and have no clue where to begin…this is for you.Before we get into the meat of this article, if you find yourself asking, “Where […]

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History of Hydroponics

Simply put, hydroponics is the practice of growing plants using only water, nutrients, and a growing medium. The word hydroponics comes from the roots “hydro”, meaning water, and “ponos”, meaning labor, this method of gardening does not use soil. Sounds high tech and futuristic, right? It’s not. The earliest examples of hydroponics date back to the […]

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