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Nutrient and pH Chart for Growing Fruits and Vegetables with Hydroponics

Nutrient and pH Chart for Growing Fruits and Vegetables with Hydroponics

Looking for a great chart describing the proper nutrient and pH levels for gardening all of your favorite hydroponic fruits and vegetable?.  Look no further.  Here's your DIY guide to growing farm fresh veggies and more, indoors.

Adding Nutrients and Adjusting pH in Your Hydroponic Garden

Adding Nutrients and Adjusting pH in Your Hydroponic Garden

Adding Nutrients and Adjusting pH in Your Hydroponic Garden

Overview:

When growing with hydroponics, ensuring you have the right nutrient mix is essential to both the growth and taste of your plants.

Adding nutrients and pH balancers to your hydroponic solution should be a multi-step process.  And before you begin, you should always make sure that you have a hydroponic TDS (Total Dissolved Liquids) or EC (Electrical Conductivity) sensor and a pH sensor available.  These sensors are relatively inexpensive.  They’re available at your local hydroponics shop, Amazon.com, and soon...


5 Smart Tips for Growing Hydroponic Veggies Indoors

5 Smart Tips for Growing Hydroponic Veggies Indoors

Growing, harvesting and indulging in the food we grow ourselves feels great.  But, many of us have limitations when it comes to gardening.  We may live in apartments, condos or homes that don’t have the outdoor space to garden.  Others live in climates that are not hospital to gardening for large portions of the year.  That’s when growing indoors can be a great solution.  And growing with hydroponics may be the smartest solution considering plants can grow 3 times faster when you do!  Whether you’re using an iHarvest indoor garden or not, here are 5 great tips for using hydroponics to grow food indoors, anytime of year.

How to Pollinate Your Indoor Fruit and Vegetable Plants

How to Pollinate Your Indoor Fruit and Vegetable Plants

Many people look at me with disbelief when I tell them that I’m growing tomatoes, cucumbers…even peaches and pineapples indoors.  One reason for these looks of disbelief is that people wonder how these plants get pollinated indoors.  Fortunately, learning how to pollinate your flowering plants so that they will produce fruits and vegetables is easy. 

Tips for Identifying and Removing Bugs from Your Indoor Garden

Tips for Identifying and Removing Bugs from Your Indoor Garden

From lettuce and herbs to pineapples and peach trees, today’s technology allows indoor gardeners to grow our favorite produce indoors, all year round.  Keep your indoor gardens pest free with these simple tips.