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The hydroponic drip system - Structure, Components, Advantages and Disadvantages

By Tim GutscheUpdated 26.01.2022
The hydroponic drip system - Structure, Components, Advantages and Disadvantages

Hydroponics can be practiced in many different ways, for example we have already introduced the ebb and flow system, the nutrient film technique or the deep water culture. One of the most popular of these systems is the so-called drip system. In the previously mentioned systems, the plant roots are…

PH - the best thing to make your hydroponics plants happy!

By Tim GutscheUpdated 26.12.2021
PH - the best thing to make your hydroponics plants happy!

pH is a vital metric for any hydroponic system, if not the most essential metric. Most importantly it enables your crops to access the nutrients they need. What Is pH? pH stands for potential of hydrogen. It is a scale used to specify the acidity or basicity of an aqueous solution. Acidic solutions…

The lighting hydroponics growers use to maximize the yield

By Nico HessUpdated 19.08.2021
The lighting hydroponics growers use to maximize the yield

LED, short for light emitting diode, is a very energy efficient way to provide your plants energy especially in winter. But beware, if you don’t get the right color of light, the plants will not grow well, no matter how much you spend. If you are consider buying a new light setup for your plants…

What is a Hydroponic Ebb-Flow System?

By Tim GutscheUpdated 15.11.2020
What is a Hydroponic Ebb-Flow System?

How does an Ebb-flow system work? Like the NFT System and other hydroponic systems, the essential functionality is circulating water from a reservoir to the plants which are embedded in a grow medium. Whereas the NFT system houses the plants in pipes and let the water run through the pipes. The ebb…

Next level Hydroponics - the modern way to grow

By Tim GutscheUpdated 19.08.2021
Next level Hydroponics - the modern way to grow

We all love Hydroponics for its ease and capability of being more scalable than conventional gardening. The possibility of using less water and still yielding better results is very attractive. How traditional hydroponics work However Hydroponics is not a self-starter, it comes with the need to…

How Hydroponics can be done - DIY Guide to your NFT System

By Tim GutscheUpdated 08.02.2021
How Hydroponics can be done - DIY Guide to your NFT System

Today we learn how to build an advances hydroponic system in 7 Steps. At the end you also get a shopping list of all the stuff you need in order to build the system. If you have the feeling that you are more of a beginner, and you want to start with a simpler system, you can also check out this…

Hydroponics where to start - DYI Guide for hydroponics at home

By Tim GutscheUpdated 08.02.2021
Hydroponics where to start - DYI Guide for hydroponics at home

In this article we will briefly learn what hydroponics actually is and then we will look at a simple example of how to set up a beginner system. Hydroponics for Beginners There are many different hydroponics systems available and this can be a little overwhelming at first. But all these systems…

What is the Hydroponic Nutrient-Film-Technique (NFT)

By Tim GutscheUpdated 08.02.2021
What is the Hydroponic Nutrient-Film-Technique (NFT)

The nutrient film technique, NFT for short, is a hydroponic technique in which the plants stand in a shallow stream of water containing all the dissolved nutrients necessary for plant growth. This water flow is circulated through growth tanks containing the roots of the plants. The plants absorb the…

What Plants Can I Use for Hydroponics?

By Tim GutscheUpdated 23.07.2021

If you are starting with hydroponics, you might wonder: “What plants can I grow in Hydroponics”, and even if you had already a successful hydroponic system, you also might wonder, What else can be grown in a hydroponic system?. Well to answer that question right away: You can grow essentially any…