Hydroponic Gardening

Plants don’t need soil to grow, they need the nutrients contained in the soil!  Hydroponic crops can produce up to 3 times more produce than soil based plants.  Why?  Because you are providing the most optimal conditions for growth.  Everything the plant needs, in all the right quantities, at the right times allowing the plant to reach it’s full genetic potential.  In a soil-based garden, a plant wastes alot of energy developing huge root systems in search of food and water.  In hydroponics, it’s delivered straight to the roots.

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Without the need to search for food, a plants energy is spent in production of foilage, flowers and fruit (ie. veggies!)  The root systems of hydroponic plants are much smaller, so you can plant them closer together and harvest better yield in less space.

And, it’s perfectly natural too.  In hydroponics we provide the same 17 nutrients and elements the plant searches for in  soil. Hydroponic nutrients are derived from naturally occurring mineral salts.  The plant doesn’t care where the nutrients come from, it uses it in exactly the same manner.

Hydroponic crops are supported in a neutral medium such as clay balls or gravel.   You simply add the nutrients to the water and the liquid food is circulated directly to the roots enabling the most prolific, robust and vibrant plant growth with maximum yields.  We guarantee you will have the best results or your money back.

Hydroponic Gardening Articles

whats better? Hydroponic gardening or growing in soil?

Hydroponics vs Soil – 10 Reasons

10 reasons why we choose growing using hydroponic methods instead of soil?   The organic produce movement has grown massively ...
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hydroponic growing mediums

Growing Medium Options

COCO COIR – most suitable for: container gardening • drip systems • raised beds Coco coir is made from the husk ...
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powedered hydroponic nutrients are best value options

Nutrient Feeding Guide

For soil growers, plants can be fed once every second or third watering. If plants are fed with every watering ...
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Grow Medium Preperation

Growing food using hydroponics can be easy with the Smart Farm.  Once you have your Smart Farm assembled, it is time ...
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Planting Lettuce From Seed

Lettuce is one of the easiest seeds to start. All you need is sun, warmth, a growing medium and humid ...
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Grow Hydroponic Tomatoes

Tomatoes grown in the Vertical Grow System: * Will be harvested within 60-90 days after sowing * Require full sun;  ...
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So many options when it comes to nutrients for gardening

Hydroponic Nutrients Explained

Plants require 3 main nutrients to grow.  Nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium (N-P-K)....... Hydroponic liquid fertilizer contains all the nutrients your ...
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PH Levels

If you're flushing your system and replacing the nutrient at least once every 2 weeks, you're probably managing the PH ...
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Growing Hydroponic Lettuce

Lettuce grown in the vertical grow system; * Grows best in the cooler months * Needs full sun during winter ...
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