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Media

Learn about the different types of hydroponic growing media – includes tips and tricks for maximizing your grow with each type.

Is Rockwool Harmful? YES.

Rockwool Harmful

Rockwool has long been a popular media for growing hydroponic fruits, vegetables and herbs.  However, I’m going to make the case against rockwool and argue why you should never use rockwool again because rockwool is harmful. It’s Not Environmentally Friendly I believe in environmental sustainability – it’s one of the reasons I’ve chosen to grow hydroponically.  Rockwool doesn’t score well ... Read More »

Hydroponic Media

Hydroponic Growing Media

Although growing hydroponically is soil-free, this doesn’t mean that there is nothing to support our plants.  In most hydroponic systems, growers use different types of hydroponic media to help support their roots and maintain a good water/oxygen ratio.  In this guide, I’ll give you a breakdown of the most popular types of hydroponic growing media.  Every hydroponic gardener has their own preferences, so ... Read More »