Posts tagged Hydroponic Medium
The hydroponic system, although has plenty of benefits over conventional soil culture, faces some problems. Algae attack is one of most common concerns in hydroponics. You can identify it easily from the typical green, black, brown or black texture it has; growing mostly on the nutrient media, in nutrient channels and pumps, and blocking the drippers. They also emit an earthy odor when substantial accumulation and decomposition take place inside the culture media.
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Tired of messy soil-based growing? Are you spending most of your time pulling out weeds from the unwilling land? Then hydroponics is the way to go! Hydroponics does not just refer to growing plants in water, as the name suggests, but covers a gamut of techniques that produce plants without using soil as a medium. That includes growing plants in water-based nutrient solution, in artificial hydroponic growing media and through aeroponics, where plant roots hanging freely in air are kept moist and nourished (more…)