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Learn about the history of hydroponics and the different types of hydroponic systems. We’ll also teach you how to build your own!

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What are Total Dissolved Solids?

​After my recent ‘obsession’ with writing about the different types of water you can use for hydroponics, whether you can grow with tap water, or what to know about distilled water, I figured it’d probably be smart to talk about how to measure what’s IN your water.​It’s one thing to understand all of the different […]

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Can You Use Tap Water For Hydroponics?

One of the most common questions that I get from beginner hydroponic gardeners is:Can you use tap water for hydroponics?​It’s a good question!  When you’re just starting out, you want to get up and running quickly.  Your other options for water are all more complex than just using water straight out of the tap: Distilled […]

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Deep Water Culture: What Is It And How To Get Started

If you’re new to growing plants hydroponically, words like “Deep Water Culture” can sound like they’re straight out of a science-fiction movie.  Compared to soil gardening, hydroponics looks more complex – but it’s really not!The different ways of hydroponic gardening (nutrient film technique, deep water culture, ebb and flow) might sound confusing, but once you […]

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