Best practices for your hydroponic garden

Here are a couple of “best practices” that can help any hydroponic garden thrive. The first suggestion is to check the parts-per-million (ppm) of the water you will be using.  If your water is above 150 ppm, you  should consider using a filter, specifically a reverse osmosis (RO) filter. If you are one of the lucky few that have a good water source, this is not for you.  For the rest of us with hard water, some of the best … Continue Reading

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Why hard water is bad for your plants and how to fix it

Should I Use Reverse Osmosis Water in My Garden? Water quality is a crucial element to any garden’s success; whether you are a container and soil gardener, or hydroponic farmer, you know this statement rings true.  Have you had problems with nutrient lock-out?  Yellowing plants?  Check the parts-per-million (ppm) of the water you are using.  Many successful gardeners believe that using a reverse osmosis system to make pure, clean water, is one of the best things for your garden.  The … Continue Reading

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