Garden Foes – How to Control Hungry Insects

Garden Foes – How to Control Hungry Insects

Although pest are slim to none when it comes to hydroponic gardening, every once in awhile you may find yourself with a garden intruder. Especially when maintaining an outdoor hydroponic garden, it’s good to know your options for battling these common garden foes.  Below are three example of insects you may encounter no matter what…

Seed Orientation Matters for Germination Success!

Seed Orientation Matters for Germination Success!

When starting seeds, there are a couple of key factors that determine your sprouting success rate. Along with temperature, moisture, and light, is the orientation of the seed. Every seed whether visible or not has a radicle. The radicle will form the tap root, a.k.a. the primary root to anchor down the seedling into the…

Classic Cucumber Salad

Classic Cucumber Salad

Cucumber salad is one of those dishes that resembles summer time fun, family picnics, and a prosperous garden. Growing cucumbers has never been easier than with the outdoor Solaris Garden hydroponic system. For the first time ever, I was able to grow a basket full of cucumbers without going to battle with any garden pests! …