aquaponics

Hydroponics vs aquaponics for indoor gardening

Hydroponic and aquaponic farming has been around for many years.  There are currently thousands of hydroponic and aquaponic commercial farmers worldwide.  Will this technology work in a small indoor garden?  The answer is Yes, but which is better?  Let's look at Hydroponics vs aquaponics for indoor gardening What is hydroponics? In its simplest terms, hydroponics is…

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Dutch bucket for indoor vegetables

Dutch Buckets for indoor vegetables is a fun and different way to grow vegetables indoors. You can even use your fish tank to make a Dutch bucket aquaponics system. Hydroponic Dutch buckets are great for large vegetables such as tomatoes, broccoli, any kind of squash, etc These bucket systems are very similar to a traditional…

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What does well-drained potting soil mean?

Did you ever wonder what the term well-drained soil means?  Every time I look to see what type of soil is recommended for a plant, I see the term well-drained soil.  What does well-drained potting soil mean?  Let's find out. Let's take a minute to remember what potting soil is. This is simply the medium…

citrus in a container

How to grow a citrus tree in a container

What citrus trees will grow well in pots and containers?  Actually, they all do!  There are some special things that you need to know.  Let's find out how to grow a citrus tree in a container. The best citrus trees for containers are dwarf trees.  Dwarf trees will stay smaller than their traditional counterparts.  These…

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Indoor hydroponic vegetable gardening

Indoor hydroponic vegetable gardening, what is it? What is Hydroponics? How easy is it? Benefits?  I am a big fan of indoor hydroponic vegetable gardening and will answer all these questions and more based on my years of experience. Hydroponic is the art and science of growing plants in water with nutrients.  Hydroponic vegetable gardening…