An Introduction to Deep Water Culture Potatoes: A Simple Guide for Beginners

Deep water culture potatoes

According to botanist Marie, “Deep water culture allows bountiful potato crops from even the smallest of spaces.”  Growing spuds hydroponically enables amazing harvests indoors or outside using less than a tenth of an acre.  Through creative solutions like hybrid varieties and bucket systems, my limited kitchen became a potato powerhouse!  See how to set up … Read more

The One Thing No Hydroponic Gardener Tells You About How Often to Change Hydroponic Water

how often to change hydroponic water

According to Mark, a hydroponic farmer, “You should change your hydroponic water every one to two weeks, but it’s not that simple. Many factors influence change times.”  I’ve learned through trial and error that system size, plant types, and growth rates impact nutrient usage.  It’s best to monitor your water quality with an EC meter … Read more

Cracked the Code: Why are my Hydroponic Plants Dying? How I Saved Them

Why are my hydroponic plants dying?

According to José, your hydroponic plants may be dying due to imbalanced pH levels in the nutrient solution.  pH levels between 5.5-6.5 are essential for proper nutrient uptake.  While pH is a common cause, other factors like temperature, light, airflow and nutrients also influence health.  With close monitoring and small adjustments, you can tailor your … Read more

What Temperature Should Deep Water Culture Be? The Ideal Temperature For Your Deep Water Culture System To Grow Plants Optimally

What temperature should deep water culture be?

According to veteran hydroponic gardener Frank Bean, “The ideal temperature range for deep water culture systems is 60-75°F.” Wondering what temperature DWC needs? Maintaining this range is crucial for plant growth. Understanding how pieces fit lets you automate precise regulation for top yields.  Continue reading to learn strategies for overcoming unexpected hurdles so bountiful harvests … Read more

Wondering How often do You Change Hydroponic Water? Most Gardeners are Curious About the Schedule

How often do you change hydroponic water?

According to hydroponics expert Mark, “Most systems do well with water changes every 1-2 weeks, though factors like temperature and plant type affect the schedule.”  Through years of experience, Mark has found hydroponic water changes are not one-size-fits-all.  This guide will explain how to observe your specific garden and tailor your maintenance accordingly.  Read on … Read more

How Often to Change Hydroponic Solution? Find the Perfect Frequency

how often to change hydroponic solution

Meta Description : Discover the ideal frequency for changing hydroponic solution! Find out how often to change hydroponic solution for optimal plant growth. According to hydroponics expert Steve Smith, solution should be changed every two weeks.  Whether growing herbs or vegetables hydroponically, determining the right frequency to change the nutrient solution is important. However, factors … Read more