The ZipGrow Blog

Our goal is to produce high-quality informative content to highlight the power of local food, small business, and delicious sustainable food can have in our communities and in our world.

 

How to Use Wicking Strip

How to Use Wicking Strip

Why Wicking Strip? The need for a wicking material was determined when ZipGrow™ Towers were still in their infancy. Because the Matrix Media™ inside the towers has such high percolation and air movement, tender plant roots, especially on seedlings, were at...

Farm Girl Greens

Farm Girl Greens

Farm Girl Greens, owned and operated by Abby and Mark Lepak, is a  3,600 square foot indoor hydroponic farm with 300 ZipGrow™ Towers located in Auburn, NY.  Five years ago, both Abby and Mark decided to start their venture of starting their own family business. Mark’s...

ZipGrow™ Tower Spacing

ZipGrow™ Tower Spacing

Proper ZipGrow™ Tower spacing ZipGrow™ Towers are being used all over the world to grow more delicious food in all kinds of spaces. Just how many towers can you fit into your space? This post was written to help you estimate how much food you can grow in your space...

What is a ZipGrow™ Tower?

What is a ZipGrow™ Tower?

What is a ZipGrow™ Tower? ZipGrow™ Towers are modular growing towers that can be moved and taken apart easily, allowing users to grow extremely high density vertical farms that are also convenient for labor. The design of the towers was developed and perfected by Dr....

Matrix Media™

Matrix Media™

Matrix Media™ - what is it and what is it used for?   If you have been reading about hydroponic growing recently then you will have come across all different types of growing media, and the pros and cons of each. We are often asked about the specific media we use...

A Focus on Chard

A Focus on Chard

Chard is a beautiful and nutritious French green used throughout the world. Two common varieties are the colourful Rainbow Chard and vibrant Swiss Chard. Nutritionally, this crop packs a punch, and is a great plant for both beginner growers and commercial...

The ZipGrow™ Education Rack

The ZipGrow™ Education Rack

Modern education consists of much more than reading, writing, and math. These days, even for young students, curriculums around the world cover varying topics and many schools are starting to invest in agricultural education. This may include starting school gardens,...

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