Tag: hydroponics

Grow Produce Indoors Year-round with an Aquaponics System

First off, no that is NOT what we are growing here (yet)! Hydroponics is a plant-growing method that eschews soil for nutrient-filled water. The water can be infused with artificial fertilizers, or it can be a natural miniature ecosystem where fish thrive off the roots and vice-versa. Lettuce, tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers can be relatively easy to grow hydroponically. Hydroponic growing has many benefits over traditional soil growing. First and foremost, it's safer and healthier. By eliminating the soil, you also eliminate many of the possible bugs and vermin that could get at your plants, as well as any diseases these pests could potentially be…

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