Quotes From The Experts

Quotes from Hydroponic and Aquaponic Experts To be the best hydroponic or aquaponic growers possible, it is important to listen to the people who have been there and done that.  We all have missteps along the way, but with the proper tools and advice, anyone can be a successful soilless gardener. Here we offer [...]

By | 2017-04-10T20:18:40+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Ikea Growroom for Aquaponics?

IKEA's Space10 Releases Open Source Design Plans for “The Growroom” Vertical Garden Swedish furniture maker IKEA has launched open-source design plans for an innovation vertical gardening structure. The goal of the project was to create a large, simple, spherical structure for locally-grown food. At the same time, they hoped this [...]

By | 2017-02-27T14:59:18+00:00 February 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Aquaponics In The Classroom?

Aquaponics in the Classroom: Will Schools Make Aquaponics Mandatory Curriculum? There has been a trend across the country in recent years. A simple Google News search for “aquaponics” highlights school system after school system implementing aquaponics programs in the classroom. At Keystone Oaks High School in Pittsburg, environmental science teacher [...]

By | 2017-02-20T18:55:53+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Panasonic Ventures Into Vertical Farming

Panasonic’s New Venture into Vertical Farming Raises Eyebrows   When we think of Panasonic, products like televisions and microwaves come to mind. However, this forward-think Japanese company has recently ventured into the agricultural space. In 2014, Panasonic set up a farm in Singapore with the intend to grow leafy green [...]

By | 2017-02-09T18:54:16+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hydroponics, Organic or Not?

Image by luvjnx Should Hydroponic Produce be labeled organic?   In Support of Organic Labeling for Hydroponics and Aquaponics Produce In recent months, a passionate debate has been central to the agriculture community. It involved whether hydroponics (and aquaponics) should be included in the “certified organic” category [...]

By | 2017-02-01T16:41:16+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Scotts Miracle-Gro Pays $77 Million for Botonicare

Scotts Miracle-Gro Pays $77 Million for Botonicare Last August, Scotts Miracle-Gro's hydroponics subsidiary Hawthorne Gardening agreed to a deal to purchase Arizona-based Botonicare. Terms of the deal were not disclosed at the time, however, SEC filings have just revealed that Scotts paid $77.1 million, plus possible additional payments of up [...]

By | 2017-02-09T18:43:18+00:00 January 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments