Hydroponic Media

  • Rockwool For Plants: How To Grow In This Soilless Media

    Aside from soil and coco, rockwool for plants is one of the most popular grow media out there. This unique media has a ton of benefits to offer those who grow with it, but some drawbacks as well.

    In this article, we’ll teach you how to grow plants with rockwool, and how to properly dispose of it - something many growers are unaware of.

    Before that, though, let’s start with some key information on rockwool as a substrate - what is it, and where does it come from?

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  • Garden Soil and Nutrient Solution Testing - pH, TDS, and More!

    Garden soil and nutrient testing will be your biggest responsibility on a day-to-day basis while growing. Plants are generally pretty resilient, but they can develop some pretty nasty issues if certain aspects of their nutrition are out of whack. 

    Some of the most common things you’ll need to test include pH, PPM, TDS, EC, Temperature, and moisture. You won’t need to test all of these, but there are a few that are definitely important to measure regularly.

    We’ll break this post into two sections - testing your garden soil and testing your nutrient solution. If you’re growing hydroponically, you’ll just need to worry about testing your hydroponic reservoir.

    But if you grow in soil, you may need to test not just your nutrients, but your soil, and sometimes even your runoff.

    In this post, we are going to teach you everything you need to know about soil and nutrient testing!

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