Hydroponics

There’s a problem with legal marijuana: pesticides. Cannabis samples from shops and dispensaries in various states that have legalized the sale of recreational marijuana invariably reveal products contaminated with insecticides, fungicides, rodenticides and other compounds used to eliminate or prevent infestations. Pesticides have also been found in medical marijuana. It’s popularly believed that legal cannabis
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There’s a lot of discussion going on over which soil conditioner is best for your garden: sphagnum peat moss or coconut coir? Sustainability is part of the discussion. Effectiveness is another. Truth is both are great additions to garden soil. Both are natural and plant based. Both help break up heavy, clay soils and improve
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The recent announcement that astronauts aboard the International Space Station have grown their first zinnias has focused attention on just how you grow plants and vegetables in space. The answer? Grow bags. Turns out that a high-tech variation on one of the simplest forms of soil-less, hydroponic growing is the favored method of space travelers
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Optimal pH levels are critical to healthy plants and high yields in both soil and hydroponics gardening.  Maintaining those optimal levels, especially in soil-less growing systems, calls for frequent, accurate pH testing. Ideal pH levels maximize a plant’s nutrient uptake. Those nutrients, in turn, increase a plant’s vigor and productivity. When pH levels are out of a plant’s comfort
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