Hydroponics How To Archives

How to Install a Vertical Grow Light into a Volksgarden Hydroponics Kit System

A Volksgarden hydroponics system requires a light source at its centre. Read this post to find out one option of what sort of light can be used here and how to install it for maximum plant growth. Perfect for growing lettuce and strawberries.

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How to Pollinate Plants in an Indoor Hydroponics Garden

How to Pollinate Plants in an Indoor Hydroponics Garden

Plant pollination is normally performed by birds and insects. However in an indoor garden, this needs to be done manually. Read this post to learn how to use an electric toothbrush or a paintbrush to pollinate your plants in an indoor hydroponics garden.

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Tutorial to Clone Plants for Hydroponics Gardening

Tutorial to Clone Plants for Hydroponics Gardening

Many hydroponics plants such as basil can be cloned very well. This means that a single plant can be used to produce many plants within a very short space of time, by removing the time required for seed germination, sprouting, and initial growth. Read this post to learn how to clone plants effectively and successfully.

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Tutorial to Build a Homemade Drip Hydroponics System - Part 2

Part 2 of a video tutorial to build a homemade drip hydroponics system. Watch the video within to learn how to assemble the system and how to place the plants into the system to maximise growth and to minimise growth of algae.

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Tutorial to Build a Homemade Drip Hydroponics System - Part 1

Building a hydroponic system from scratch is a great experience, as long as you know what you’re doing. If you don’t, you will need a tutorial to help you through the process. If you’re in need of a tutorial to build your own hydroponics system, read this post to learn how to build your own drip hydroponics system that is suitable for up to six plants.

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Ensure All of Your Plants Grow by Controlling Seed Sprouting

Growing hydroponics plants from seeds is highly rewarding. However we occasionally find that not all of our seeds sprout and this results in wasted growth medium, and less efficient hydroponic gardening. Read this post to find out how control seed sprouting to ensure all of your plants grow.

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Basics of Setting Up a Hydroponics System

Basics of Setting Up a Hydroponics System

Thinking of starting a hydroponics system but confused about what needs to be done to set it up and keep it running? Read this post and watch the associated video to find out the easy steps that you need to do.

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Germinating Seeds in Perlite Growth Medium

Germinating Seeds in Perlite Growth Medium

Seed germination can be troublesome, as every plant type prefers something just that little bit different. Read this post to find out why perlite is used in hydroponics gardens and how it can be used to assist in seed germination.

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Sprouting Seeds for Hydroponics using Rockwool

Sprouting Seeds for Hydroponics using Rockwool

Growing plants from seeds right through to flowering and fruiting is the most rewarding part of gardening. Some seeds are very stubborn however and don’t want to sprout easily. Read this post to find hints to help you sprout those stubborn seeds.

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Cloning Cherry Tomato Plants

Cloning Cherry Tomato Plants

Cloning cherry tomato plants is a rapid way of generating more plants, much quicker and more reliable than from seed. Read this post to learn how to clone tomato plants; how to identify the suckers that can be cloned, and how to treat your clone to give it the best chance of developing into a fruit-producing plant.

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