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What To Look For in a Hydroponic Growing Medium

What To Look For in a Hydroponic Growing Medium

Obviously, the type of hydroponic growing medium you’ll choose depends on your crop, method, and purposes. To make that decision, however, you’ll be comparing the characteristics of different types of media. Some terms can be pretty meaningless or...
Good Bug Bad Bug – A Point on Prevention

Good Bug Bad Bug – A Point on Prevention

Whether you are growing vertically, horizontally, indoors, or in a greenhouse, pests are a real concern for your crop. No matter where you are in the world, there are insects that will feed on your plants (Even in Antarctica! Check out Belgica antarctica @...
Choosing Crops for Vertical Farming

Choosing Crops for Vertical Farming

What is vertical farming? When you hear the phrase “vertical farming” you might think of skyscrapers and high rises covered in greens. In reality, vertical farming happens on a much smaller (more practical) scale.  The most popular form of vertical farming...
Root Pruning: Is It Worth the Time?

Root Pruning: Is It Worth the Time?

Root Pruning: Is it worth the time? Roots are the most important yet often overlooked structural component of a healthy plant. In comparison to mammals, they are the legs, feet, mouth, eyes, hands, and in a way the brain. They provide stability, search out nutrients,...

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