Raquel Neofit

Raquel Neofit is a freelance writer for the horticulture, travel, and lifestyle industries. She has a background in business and radio, and is an avid believer that hydroponics is the way of the future.

Articles by Raquel Neofit


The Wonders of Wheatgrass The Wonders of Wheatgrass The Wonders of Wheatgrass The Wonders of Wheatgrass


Wheatgrass is a good source of potassium, dietary fiber and vitamins A, B6, C, E and K, among other things. And it’s easy to grow at home!...

Can I Grow Cauliflower Hydroponically? Can I Grow Cauliflower Hydroponically? Can I Grow Cauliflower Hydroponically? Can I Grow Cauliflower Hydroponically?


Cauliflower is a member of the brassica family, which also includes kale, cabbage, kohlrabi, Brussels sprouts and broccoli.

Out of the Blue: Growing Blue and Purple Potatoes Out of the Blue: Growing Blue and Purple Potatoes Out of the Blue: Growing Blue and Purple Potatoes Out of the Blue: Growing Blue and Purple Potatoes


Purple potatoes boast more health benefits than their white counterparts. The golden rule with any fruit or vegetable is the darker and...

Abiotic Diseases Abiotic Diseases Abiotic Diseases Abiotic Diseases


Pests, fungi, viral diseases, bacteria—these are all potentially deadly problems if they get into your growroom. But there’s another danger...

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for Small-scale Growers Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for Small-scale Growers Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for Small-scale Growers Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for Small-scale Growers


The buzz word in the horticulture industry these days is IPM, or integrated pest management. But what exactly is IPM and is it a viable...

Blushing Hydroponic Tomatoes Blushing Hydroponic Tomatoes Blushing Hydroponic Tomatoes Blushing Hydroponic Tomatoes


Many of us are familiar with the benefits of eating locally and seasonally. Fortunately, by taking advantage of the technology used in...

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