Water Supply


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How to grow hydro: 10 rules of thumb on watering plants

Water Quality Issues and How to Deal with Them Water Quality Issues and How to Deal with Them Water Quality Issues and How to Deal with Them Water Quality Issues and How to Deal with Them


If your water is not right your plants won’t reach their full potential.

How to Respond to Crop Failure How to Respond to Crop Failure How to Respond to Crop Failure How to Respond to Crop Failure


Despite best efforts by beginners and experts alike, crop failure is part of being a grower. From bugs to mold, overwatering and...

Ebb and Flow Hydroponic Systems Ebb and Flow Hydroponic Systems Ebb and Flow Hydroponic Systems Ebb and Flow Hydroponic Systems


An ebb and flow hydroponic system maximizes nutrient uptake and available oxygen in the root zone. Here's how these systems work and why...

The Dirt on Soil & Potting Mixes The Dirt on Soil & Potting Mixes The Dirt on Soil & Potting Mixes The Dirt on Soil & Potting Mixes


Ever question what was really in your soil or potting mixes, and how it affects your growing? Well, here's the dirt on your dirt.

Recipes for Success: Plant Diet Basics & Formulation Fundamentals Recipes for Success: Plant Diet Basics & Formulation Fundamentals Recipes for Success: Plant Diet Basics & Formulation Fundamentals Recipes for Success: Plant Diet Basics & Formulation Fundamentals


Experimenting with various nutrients and boosters is not just for commercial growers—thanks to the wide range of products available today,...

Amendments to Improve Soil Health Amendments to Improve Soil Health Amendments to Improve Soil Health Amendments to Improve Soil Health


By improving the health of your soil, you can optimize the growth of your crops and increase the efficiency of your fertilizers.

How pH & TDS Levels Affect Water Quality How pH & TDS Levels Affect Water Quality How pH & TDS Levels Affect Water Quality How pH & TDS Levels Affect Water Quality


Two aspects of the water supply—pH and total dissolved solids (TDS)—affect many aspects of plant growth and vigor.

Measuring Up: Meters and Tests That Can Help Your Garden Measuring Up: Meters and Tests That Can Help Your Garden Measuring Up: Meters and Tests That Can Help Your Garden Measuring Up: Meters and Tests That Can Help Your Garden


There are many meters and test kits available to help growers keep track of what is going on in their gardens.

Grower in a hydroponic garden using a dropper to add a sample of nutrient solution to a vial. Grower in a hydroponic garden using a dropper to add a sample of nutrient solution to a vial. Grower in a hydroponic garden using a dropper to add a sample of nutrient solution to a vial. Grower in a hydroponic garden using a dropper to add a sample of nutrient solution to a vial.


While we know hydroponics can provide advanced and balanced plant nutrition, sometimes a little reassurance or detective work is required...

Do You Know What’s In Your Water? Do You Know What’s In Your Water? Do You Know What’s In Your Water? Do You Know What’s In Your Water?


The results of a water test can show a grower how to customize their nutrient recipes and watering methods to optimize crop quality and...

From Toilet to Tap: Some Dirty Truths About Your Drinking Water From Toilet to Tap: Some Dirty Truths About Your Drinking Water From Toilet to Tap: Some Dirty Truths About Your Drinking Water From Toilet to Tap: Some Dirty Truths About Your Drinking Water


We’re all concerned about climate change, air pollution and greenhouse gases, but what do we know about the state of our water supply?

The Impact of Hard and Soft Water in the Growroom The Impact of Hard and Soft Water in the Growroom The Impact of Hard and Soft Water in the Growroom The Impact of Hard and Soft Water in the Growroom


When growing indoors we often hear about hard water and soft water, but do you really know what the difference between the two is?

Where Water Comes From:  Sourcing Water for Your Hydroponic Garden Where Water Comes From:  Sourcing Water for Your Hydroponic Garden Where Water Comes From:  Sourcing Water for Your Hydroponic Garden Where Water Comes From:  Sourcing Water for Your Hydroponic Garden


There are many places where water comes from, and each source affects your plants differently. Read on to learn about the different water...

Free Water? Dehumidifier Water and Consumable Plants Free Water? Dehumidifier Water and Consumable Plants Free Water? Dehumidifier Water and Consumable Plants Free Water? Dehumidifier Water and Consumable Plants


Using recycled water from a growroom’s dehumidifier is tempting for a lot of growers looking to conserve water and energy. But is...

Photo of aquaponic fish under water. Photo of aquaponic fish under water. Photo of aquaponic fish under water. Photo of aquaponic fish under water.


Your crop and fish may be getting by, but are they thriving? If not, you may want to ensure your system is circulating well and dissolved...

Dissolved Oxygen: The Hidden Necessity Dissolved Oxygen: The Hidden Necessity Dissolved Oxygen: The Hidden Necessity Dissolved Oxygen: The Hidden Necessity


You can’t see it and you don’t even know it’s there—but the dissolved oxygen in your water supply is critical to maintaining the health and...

A single plant in soil being watered in the sunlight. A single plant in soil being watered in the sunlight. A single plant in soil being watered in the sunlight. A single plant in soil being watered in the sunlight.


True or false? Watering plants on a hot sunny day will scorch their leaves. Read on to find out!

Hard or soft water Hard or soft water Hard or soft water Hard or soft water


Not all water is the same and what type of water—whether hard or soft—is flowing through the pipes in your house might be impacting how...

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