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Drought Busting With Hydroponics

By Jennifer Ruisch  Word to the wise: hydroponics is water friendly. Anyone who is familiar with the practice knows this well. Newcomers might be surprised however, that upon closer inspection, hydroponics does not work quite how they thought it did. Far from being a drain on our collective fresh water reserves, hydroponics is a resource saver that can give the planet a leg up in the environmental fight for sustainability. In drought-ravaged areas of the U.S. like California and ...

Aquaponics!

Aquaponics is like hydroponics’ cousin from out of town. You’ve probably heard of it before, but you may not have been properly introduced.  These two growing philosophies have quite a bit in common. Both are soilless methods that rely on water chemistry for plant growth. Both are enclosed systems that require close attention to nutrient levels. In hydroponics, nutrients are added to the water, whereas in aquaponics, the nutrient cycle starts with fish that create the nutrients for you. ...

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