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Why Hydroponics

February 3, 2011 Cocoponics 7

photo credit: Qfamily I really don’t wana be descriptive. So lets Begin: Absence of weeds and pests equals to less use of pesticides. Smaller space […]

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What is pH level in Hydroponics

February 2, 2011 Cocoponics 1

Although it is perhaps one of the most overlooked aspects, pH is very important in hydroponic and organic as well as regular soil gardening. pH is measured on a scale of 1-14 with 7 being neutral. Acids are lower than 7 and alkalis (bases) are above 7.

This article deals with the pH of hydroponic gardening and the availability of nutrients at different pH levels in a soilless growing medium. Organic and soil gardening have different levels, so the following chart doesn’t pertain to them.

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The Other Half of Hydroponic Growing

January 31, 2011 Cocoponics 1

When Hydroponics was new to me, I ended up with miserable loss in terms of money, time and plants until I found out some rules and guidelines of general hydroponics growing that are essential to understand before you take up your venture with Hydroponics.

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What is Hydroponics

January 3, 2011 Cocoponics 1

For me Hydroponics is soilless agriculture. Plants grown in nutrient rich mediums with help of hydroponic specific systems and equipments. In short, its a no weed-no pests technique that promises a healthy plant growth within limited space.