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    nutritional quality of hydroponics vs. soil grown veggies and fruit   Nutrients/trace elements from the soil do contribute to the nutritional make up of soil grown fruits and vegetables. In the case of hydroponically grown foods, in theory they do not have access to these trace elements – they...
  • Are Hydroponic Vegetables Healthy

    Are Hydroponic Vegetables Healthy Source:- http://www.livestrong.com   Consumers frequently spot vegetables at the supermarket labeled as hydroponically grown, but confusion still exists over how these healthy looking vegetables stack up against conventionally grown produce. Understanding how hydroponics works and how it affects the nutritional value of the foods produced...
  • 17 Common Diseases of Leafy Vegetables: Photos, Prevention, and Treatment

    17 Common Diseases of Leafy Vegetables: Photos, Prevention, and Treatment   Diseases of leafy vegetables can cause devastating effects to your crop. They can completely kill your crop or significantly reduce its quality, which means that you can incur great losses if one of the diseases strikes your garden....
  • Questions regarding water in Hydroponics.

    Questions regarding water in Hydroponics.   How important is water quality in hydroponics? Water containing too much calcium and magnesium (called “total Hardness”) may create serious problems. Contact your municipal water supplier who can provide you with an analysis of your water supply. If you are using well water,...
  • 15 Best Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs for Hydroponics

    15 Best Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs for Hydroponics   The biggest focus for hydroponic gardens has been on large-scale agriculture to reduce water-waste and carbon emissions, but they are perfect for smaller spaces as well.  These gardens are a perfect way to circumvent a grocery store or to help...
  • Growing Food With Hydroponics Could Provide Lifeline In Arctic

    Growing Food With Hydroponics Could Provide Lifeline In Arctic   The landscape is virtually treeless around a coastal hub town above Alaska’s Arctic Circle, where even summer temperatures are too cold for boreal roots to take hold.Amid these unforgiving conditions, a creative kind of farming is sprouting up in...
  • Indoor Farming and the Age of Clean, Healthy Food

    Indoor Farming and the Age of Clean, Healthy Food Fertilizer and pesticides are said to be among the best things to happen to food production, enabling farmers to produce immensely larger yields with less effort, but also protect the produce from any pests. This makes things a lot easier...
  • Eco-Friendly Insect Spray: Using Natural Pest Control Sprays In The Garden

    Eco-Friendly Insect Spray: Using Natural Pest Control Sprays In The Garden These days, we are all more conscious of the impact we have on the environment and have adopted more environmentally friendly practices, like avoiding harmful chemical pesticides. We all dream of a lush, healthy, organic garden. Unfortunately, these...
  • Testing Garden Soil – Why Test Soil In A Garden

    Testing Garden Soil – Why Test Soil In A Garden Getting a soil test is a great way to measure its health and fertility. These tests are generally inexpensive, though well worth any cost when it comes to growing and maintaining healthy plants in the garden. So how often...
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