Hydroponic Nutrients: Expiration & How To Make Them Last

Hydroponic Nutrients: Expiration & How To Make Them Last

As a hydroponic gardener, my main job is to make sure that I am providing my veggies and herbs with the best nutrients. Two years back, I was faced with this question: Do hydroponic nutrients expire? Speaking through experience, I am confident that I can absolutely answer this question now. Generally, hydroponic nutrients—dry or liquid—do…

3 Cheap Styrofoam Alternatives in Floating Raft Aquaponics

3 Cheap Styrofoam Alternatives in Floating Raft Aquaponics

If you are someone who engages in aquaponics and is also an environmental enthusiast, I bet you have already considered this question: Are there organic or recycled alternatives to using as floating rafts for aquaponics? Today, I am telling you—there’s plenty! Alternative to the polystyrene styrofoam, aquaponic floating rafts can also be made from 1)…

Hydrogen Peroxide VS Bleach in Hydroponics: Which is Better?

Hydrogen Peroxide VS Bleach in Hydroponics: Which is Better?

Should you use bleach or hydrogen peroxide as disinfectant for your hydroponic gardening? I neglected this aspect the first time I jumped into hydroponics and I faced highly diseased peppers and basil! After experiencing that, I compared which is a better sanitation agent—hydrogen peroxide or bleach? Here’s what I got. Hydrogen peroxide is the safer…