Irrigation


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!

Watering Your Soil Garden Successfully Watering Your Soil Garden Successfully Watering Your Soil Garden Successfully Watering Your Soil Garden Successfully


Unlike a young child who is acting out, plants in need often have a time tough communicating exactly what it is that they want. You can bet...

Interpreting a Water Report: How to Make the Most of the Information You Have Interpreting a Water Report: How to Make the Most of the Information You Have Interpreting a Water Report: How to Make the Most of the Information You Have Interpreting a Water Report: How to Make the Most of the Information You Have


Getting a water quality report is one thing, but interpreting the findings is a whole other game. Here, David Kessler shows us in the ins...

Evaluating the Electrical Conductivity of Water Evaluating the Electrical Conductivity of Water Evaluating the Electrical Conductivity of Water Evaluating the Electrical Conductivity of Water


The electrical conductivity of water is actually a measure of salinity. It’s important to monitor its levels in your water supply because...

Water Plants: How Much Water is Too Much? Water Plants: How Much Water is Too Much? Water Plants: How Much Water is Too Much? Water Plants: How Much Water is Too Much?


Should you be watering your plants once a day? Different plants and different soils need different watering regimens. Here’s a general...

The Driving Force: Transpiration The Driving Force: Transpiration The Driving Force: Transpiration The Driving Force: Transpiration


We all know that water and nutrients move through a plant from roots to shoots, but do you know how that happens? Dr. J. Benton Jones, Jr....

RO Water: Your Nutrient Formula’s BFF RO Water: Your Nutrient Formula’s BFF RO Water: Your Nutrient Formula’s BFF RO Water: Your Nutrient Formula’s BFF


The best way to ensure that you starting with a clean foundation of pure water on which to build your formula of plant-specific nutrients...

The Benefits of Using an Irrigation System in Your Garden The Benefits of Using an Irrigation System in Your Garden The Benefits of Using an Irrigation System in Your Garden The Benefits of Using an Irrigation System in Your Garden


Using an irrigation system is superior to hand watering your garden. Here's Why.

Maintenance Tips for Drip Irrigation Systems Maintenance Tips for Drip Irrigation Systems Maintenance Tips for Drip Irrigation Systems Maintenance Tips for Drip Irrigation Systems


Caring for your drip irrigation system is probably on your to-do list somewhere, but it’s often not seen as something that’s vital to your...

4 Things Affecting the Drainage of Your Soil 4 Things Affecting the Drainage of Your Soil 4 Things Affecting the Drainage of Your Soil 4 Things Affecting the Drainage of Your Soil


Managing cultivated plants so that they receive just the right amount of water when they need it is as much an art as it is a science.

Harvesting the Rain: How to Properly Collect Rainwater for Reuse in the Garden Harvesting the Rain: How to Properly Collect Rainwater for Reuse in the Garden Harvesting the Rain: How to Properly Collect Rainwater for Reuse in the Garden Harvesting the Rain: How to Properly Collect Rainwater for Reuse in the Garden


Whether it’s out of necessity, to lower your water bills, or to help the planet, harvesting rainwater can be rewarding.

Fogponics: A New Spin on Aeroponic Gardens Fogponics: A New Spin on Aeroponic Gardens Fogponics: A New Spin on Aeroponic Gardens Fogponics: A New Spin on Aeroponic Gardens


High-pressure aeroponics (fogponics) is the most efficient way to grow, as determined by NASA, and with today’s technological advancements,...

How Hydrogels Can Benefit Your Hydroponic Garden How Hydrogels Can Benefit Your Hydroponic Garden How Hydrogels Can Benefit Your Hydroponic Garden How Hydrogels Can Benefit Your Hydroponic Garden


Hydrogels, strange products that act as a solid even though they absorb vast amounts of liquid, have a wide range of uses in the modern...

Powdered Plant Nutrients: Why Some Growers are Switching Over Powdered Plant Nutrients: Why Some Growers are Switching Over Powdered Plant Nutrients: Why Some Growers are Switching Over Powdered Plant Nutrients: Why Some Growers are Switching Over


The benefits of mixing your own plant fertilizers from powdered concentrates should not be overlooked.

Tap Water and its Impact on Hydroponic Nutrients and Supplements Tap Water and its Impact on Hydroponic Nutrients and Supplements Tap Water and its Impact on Hydroponic Nutrients and Supplements Tap Water and its Impact on Hydroponic Nutrients and Supplements


There’s no point in feeding your garden expensive nutrients if the stuff in your tap water is keeping the plants from absorbing them.

Handwatering and Drip System Combinations for Outdoor Gardening Handwatering and Drip System Combinations for Outdoor Gardening Handwatering and Drip System Combinations for Outdoor Gardening Handwatering and Drip System Combinations for Outdoor Gardening


Hand-watering and drip systems both have their merits, but combining these techniques gives growers the best of both worlds.

Hold That Hose! Summer Garden Watering Advice Hold That Hose! Summer Garden Watering Advice Hold That Hose! Summer Garden Watering Advice Hold That Hose! Summer Garden Watering Advice


Watering is sometimes overlooked as an important part of the gardening process. A good watering schedule can improve plant growth and vigor...

Sundrop Farms: Growing Something Out of Nothing Sundrop Farms: Growing Something Out of Nothing Sundrop Farms: Growing Something Out of Nothing Sundrop Farms: Growing Something Out of Nothing


Sundrop Farms has figured out how to make the desert bloom using sunlight, seawater, and little else.

How to Understand a Water Quality Report How to Understand a Water Quality Report How to Understand a Water Quality Report How to Understand a Water Quality Report


Water is everywhere, but, increasingly, it is less fit for consumption for your plants. From pesticides to heavy metals, pollutants can...

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