Aerogarden Plant Food : Original or Alternative

  The aerogarden series of units come prepacked with seed pod kits and their own brand of plant food. Once this has gone you have several alternatives, in this article i discuss what your options are and what alternatives are out there… What’s in Aerogarden liquid plant food: Aerogarden’s Liquid plant food is a proprietary mix … Read more

How you Can Benefit from An Indoor herb Garden

Growing plants indoors can help you unwind from a stressful day at work, it can give you fresh herbs to cook with, so what else can it do… What are the benefits of an indoor herb garden: The benefits of an indoor herb garden include: Reducing stress Fresh herbs to cook with Easy to maintain Grown … Read more

Growing Hydroponic Basil – one of the easiest herbs to grow

 

Basil ( ocimum basilicum) is a plant some of us cannot do without.

Growing Hydroponic Basil

Growing Hydroponic Basil means that you get a faster growing, more flavoursome, healthier plant.

Herbs grown hydroponically, cut and added to your cooking will enhance your dishes in a way not experienced before.

Basics

So growing basil in a hydroponics system.

  • What do you use
  • How do you feed it
  • How much light does it need
  • Is there anything else I need to know.

Let’s look at these in turn

Read more

Growing Cilantro Hydroponically : How Easy is it?

growing cilantro hydroponically opening Thinking of growing cilantro hydroponically, then you have found the right article to show you how to grow cilantro along with a tip to make sure it is tasty.

Cilantro ( Coriandrum Sativum) is a leafy herb which will grow flowers and produce seed in times of stress.

All parts of the plant are edible, even the root, which some areas of Vietnam use in recipes.

The whole plant is also known in the UK as coriander, but this maybe incorrect as the leaf is cilantro and the seed is coriander.

You can grow Cilantro in your garden in warmer weather, wait till the soil has had the last frost, or you can grow it indoors.

When space is at a premium then it is worth growing it hydroponically to increase the yield

Read more

Gardening in the Winter Indoors: Beat the Winter Blues

 

What do you do over the winter?gardening in the winter indoors : bored with gardening

Are you bored as a gardener in the winter?

Want to get out into the garden but can’t?

Dream of the long summer of days to come?

Why not try gardening in the winter indoors?

It will challenge you to grow something – you never know you may like it

gardening in the winter indoors : frozen garden

how do you fancy growing crops without soil? Impossible? Nope there is a technique.

Read more

What Would You Grow With Hydroponics?

Why Would You Grow With Hydroponics?

grow with hydroponics 1
Hydroponic Tomatoes

It is easy to grow with Hydroponics. The plants have an easy time of it, you supply them with the right conditions for them to grow.

You add nutrient at the right strength, light them with the right lighting, support them if they need it, so what else do they have to do, but grow?

Read more