Category: Hydroponics

Hydroponics 101 – What are the Different Hydroponics Systems? (cont.)

  If you’ve been following this blog, you’ve seen posts in my mini series “Hydroponics 101”.  In the most recent post in this series, I started the explanation of the various of hydroponics systems available. In that post, I covered two of the systems, Drip and Water Culture. This month, I’ll explore two other systems: Ebb & Flow and Wick… Read more →

Hydroponics 101 – What are the Different Hydroponics Systems?

Last month, I began a mini series highlighting the basics of hydroponics systems. As a continuation of that theme, I’ll be touching on the different types of systems that fall under the Hydroponics Systems. There are six systems in total: Drip System, Water Culture, Ebb&Flow, Wick System, Nutrient Film Technique (N.F.T.), and Aeroponics.   This month I’m going to address… Read more →

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Hydroponics 101 – What is Hydroponics & Why Is It Important?

Hydroponics is a hot topic in the realm of agriculture. It’s rapidly gaining popularity; some thought leaders are even calling it “The Future of Agriculture”, and with good reason. Society has long shifted away from the nomadic, hunter-gatherer lifestyle, and we now rely on farming as a means of sustenance. As the population (and its affluence) increases, the demand for… Read more →