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What is a Deep Water Culture (DWC) hydroponic system? As you may already know, hydroponics is the growing of plants without soil. Instead, plants grow in water containing nutrients. What to use as a replacement of soil? You may ask. The growing medium could be sand, gravel, coconut coir, perlite, expanded clay, pellets, among others. To answer our question, Deep Water Culture System, alias DWC is a method of growing plants where the roots are suspended in a nutrient-rich, oxygenated solution. It is referred to as ‘deep’ since the water should be at least 10-inches deep. There are a couple...

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Hydroponics in a nutshell Hydroponics is the art of growing plants without the aid of soil. The practice requires three crucial things – water, nutrients, and a growing medium. Hydroponics gardening has been around for decades. The idea was born back in 1627 and in the years 1859-1875 the soilless technique was developed and in 1950s scientists had started experimenting on the concept. Today, hydroponics systems have gained popularity in many countries worldwide. In 2018 the global hydroponics market was valued at USD 23.94 billion. The market is expected to reach USD 35.51 billion by 2024. Europe is the largest...

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Why you should be using LED grow lights In the past people were afforded the luxury to grow their crops in the great outdoors. However as time goes on more and more people are migrating to larger cities and living in apartments and smaller houses. This type of lifestyle often sacrifices having enough land available in order to obtain a personal garden outdoors. Luckily though technology has advanced in a manner that has allowed people to grow indoors and without the need of sunlight. The use of indoor, hydroponic and balcony gardening has been growing in popularity thanks to indoor...

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Biobizz Products Biobizz® is one of the top companies that produce formulas that are designed to create a healthy and eco-friendly crop. Their products include substrate enhancers, liquid fertilizers and potting soil. Their products include a wide range of growing needs and enhancers that are completely biological. Since 1992, Biobizz has successfully assisted growers of all types of plants without the use of harmful, artificial chemicals. Helping our planet’s ecology Biobizz® has dedicated itself to one main philosophy. That is to ensure growers have the best quality products that take our planet’s ecosystems into consideration. They do with without the...

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MEditation 101 “Meditation” is a subject that has come to the forefront in modern culture, over the last few decades. Of course, it’s common knowledge that meditation is a practice that has existed for thousands of years, in one form or another. With that said, we can rest assured that the current focus on meditation will “leave out” some of the critical elements that were originally associated with the practice. These unfortunate things tend to happen, because you just can’t condense an ancient practice into a “user-friendly” format that the general, modern day population demands. Let’s face it, the overall...

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