Compost Tea for Your Hydroponic System

Compost Tea for Your Hydroponic System

Simply put, a hydroponic garden consist of growing plants in water. While water offers some of the minerals and vitamins needed for plant growth, adding more will contribute to healthy plant development and fruit production. Hydroponic fertilizers such as FloraMicro, FloraGrow, and FloraBloom offer a complete and balanced “diet” for growing plants in a soil-less…

Modifying an Outdoor Solaris Garden to an Aquaponics Set Up

Modifying an Outdoor Solaris Garden to an Aquaponics Set Up

Aquaponics is the complete cycle of utilizing waste from fish to add nutrients to the water, in which the plant’s roots will absorb and use as natural fertilizer. The plants also produce oxygen rich water, creating the perfect ecosystem for healthy fish.  Below we will go over the 3 main steps in converting an outdoor Solaris…

Hydroponic Kitchen Garden – Our top Four Favorite Herbs to Grow

Hydroponic Kitchen Garden – Our top Four Favorite Herbs to Grow

The nature of hydroponics means that most plants develop much faster than traditional methods of growing due to the consistent supply of nutrients. This leads to efficient crop cycles and more than one harvest per season. Growing a selection of herbs can offer a long term hydroponic gardening experience.  Below we will go through our…

Benefits of Extra Air Flow for Hydroponics

Benefits of Extra Air Flow for Hydroponics

When it comes to hydroponic gardening, you can make it as simple or as fancy as you’d like. That means whether you have a fully automated, Bluetooth controlled, multi level hydroponic system or you’re growing bare root plants in a bucket of water, it’s considered a hydroponic garden.  That being said, even with the simplest…

From Hydro to Soil: How to Acclimate and Transplant Successfully

From Hydro to Soil: How to Acclimate and Transplant Successfully

You can grow your entire garden from seeds! One of the many benefits of growing plants hydroponically is the rate at which they grow. Due to the constant supply of nutrient rich water, plants are able to develop much faster. This means you can start from seed and have a well established plant much sooner…

Plant Placement – Plants Need Elbow Room Too

Plant Placement – Plants Need Elbow Room Too

Whether your hydroponic garden is vertical or you have large horizontal planting trays like the Solaris Gardens, plant placement plays an important role in how bountiful your harvest will be. When plants become crowded and deprived of light, they can not grow or produce fruit efficiently.  Hidden within the jungle of catnip to the left is a lightweight…