Irrigation



Balancing Act: Understanding the Ups and Downs of pH Balancing Act: Understanding the Ups and Downs of pH Balancing Act: Understanding the Ups and Downs of pH Balancing Act: Understanding the Ups and Downs of pH


The best growers have the basics of horticulture down pat. One of the most important basics is understanding pH

The Convenience of Hydroponic Nutrient Application Systems The Convenience of Hydroponic Nutrient Application Systems The Convenience of Hydroponic Nutrient Application Systems The Convenience of Hydroponic Nutrient Application Systems


The application of a balanced nutrient solution to plant roots is a basic principle of hydroponic growing. Making this irrigation as...

Taking Charge: Four Things You Need to Control in the Growroom Taking Charge: Four Things You Need to Control in the Growroom Taking Charge: Four Things You Need to Control in the Growroom Taking Charge: Four Things You Need to Control in the Growroom


Being a successful indoor gardener means providing your plants with all of the right growing conditions they need to thrive. Here are some...

10 Facts on Salts 10 Facts on Salts 10 Facts on Salts 10 Facts on Salts


Many salts are highly soluble in water, making them good sources of nutrient elements that plants can use. Read on for more facts on salts

Irrigation Water Quality Irrigation Water Quality Irrigation Water Quality Irrigation Water Quality


All the care you take to ensure the health of your plants will have gone to waste if you give them poor-quality water to drink—Guy Sela...

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...

Keeping With the Flow: Hydroponic Irrigation Systems Keeping With the Flow: Hydroponic Irrigation Systems Keeping With the Flow: Hydroponic Irrigation Systems Keeping With the Flow: Hydroponic Irrigation Systems


Hydroponics relies on water flow. Here’s a look at how two of the main irrigation systems—drain-to-waste and recirculating—keep plants...

Choosing Chlorine Chemicals for Water Disinfection Choosing Chlorine Chemicals for Water Disinfection Choosing Chlorine Chemicals for Water Disinfection Choosing Chlorine Chemicals for Water Disinfection


There is more than one type of chlorine chemical out there, and each comes with its own set of pros and cons when it comes to disinfecting...

How to Prevent Clogging of Emitters in Drip Irrigation How to Prevent Clogging of Emitters in Drip Irrigation How to Prevent Clogging of Emitters in Drip Irrigation How to Prevent Clogging of Emitters in Drip Irrigation


A micro-irrigation system should be properly planned and managed in order to fully benefit from its many advantages. One of the main...

A Tale of Two Hydro Systems: Drip Irrigation & Ebb and Flow A Tale of Two Hydro Systems: Drip Irrigation & Ebb and Flow A Tale of Two Hydro Systems: Drip Irrigation & Ebb and Flow A Tale of Two Hydro Systems: Drip Irrigation & Ebb and Flow


The two popular types of watering systems compared in this article are ebb and flow and drip irrigation

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