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Why Switch Your HID Lights To LED For Indoor Gardening

You may be thinking about changing out your original indoor growing lights for an LED system. Whether you are a professional or just starting out, you will want to do some looking into things before you make a final choice. Professional growers and hobbyists are both seeing that LED lights give them better results. There is a wide range of reasons why more gardeners are switching to LED from original systems. Growers love the longer life span, the elimination of having to buy accessories, the low heat emissions, as well as the energy conservation.

The Principles Behind Organic Gardening Are Very Simple To Understand

Organic vegetable gardening has proven to be effective because since its inception in 1980. To prove this point, one study has pointed out that the amount of corn and soybeans produced using this method was almost the same compared to those who used fertilizers and pesticides.

A Discussion on the Difference Between Lakes and Ponds

Having visited hundreds of lakes and ponds in my boat building career, I am often asked about the difference between a pond and a lake. This article will help the lake or pond owner to decide once and for all whether their favourite patch of water is a lake or a pond!

Growing Dwarf Banana Trees Made Easy (Part 1)

Dwarf banana trees are “tropical” plants, what chance do they have to thrive in the mid-west United States? I am here to tell you to forget what you think you know about dwarf banana trees. You will soon find out that they have a wonderful chance to thrive and flourish anywhere.

How to Compost And Make Your Garden Beautiful and Rich!

Composting is easy and a great way to get that beautiful garden you’ve always dreamed about. This article will show you just how simple composting is for anyone interested in boosting their soil’s growing power.

Top Five Winter Houseplants

Christmas is just round the corner and everyone has started planning for it. The traditional decorative items are in great demand during this season. Along with the usual holiday decorations, you can also accentuate the beauty of your home by putting some great winter house plants. They will add more color and texture to the room.

What Animal Manures to Use for Compost?

It was not so long ago when animal manures were the life and soul of the compost heap and their role in keeping the soil fertile and productive was never in question. It is only in the last fifty years or so that manures have come to be regarded as unwanted waste products and a problem to dispose of.

Our Pine Forests Are Dying

I live at the edge of a pine forest located at Thetford Norfolk in England. This potential forest killer is of great concern to me. It is managed by the regional Forestry Commission at Santon Downham, located just outside Thetford. For centuries people have been trying to control the spread of bark beetles. We witnessed the effects of Dutch elm disease, and now is a particularly bad time to be a conifer tree. The great North American conifer forests are currently being killed off. Bark beetles have, and continue to sweep through, killing areas of forest in excess of the land area of the entire U.K. with the spruce beetle having eaten its way through 10k sq. kilometers of Alaskan forest, and 13k sq. kilometers of British Columbian forest with the pine beetle.

A Guide to Understanding an Aquaponics System

Any Aquaponics information that you read will advise you that it is a very helpful and different system. Aquaponics is really a system that the domestic or commercial farmer may use to develop crops in an exceedingly sustainable manner while keeping a freshwater seafood eco system too. Crops could be fruit, veggies and one of the seafood (fish) population/species.

Indoor LED Grow Light – The Perfect Project for a Do-It-Yourselfer

LEDs are a popular option for indoor gardening enthusiasts for a number of reasons. They are extremely energy efficient, put out very little heat and have a very long lifespan. It is possible for a person to purchase this type of unit from a number of different retailers, but building an Indoor LED grow light is a great way for a person to build an energy source that perfectly fits their needs. There are kits available for a person to build a unit of this type, or an individual can purchase the components individually and build the entire unit themselves.

Hydroponic Systems – Working of the Basic Systems

Hydroponic systems can be broadly divided into six different types; though there are hundreds of variations, each one will fall into one of these six categories. These include the wick, water culture, drip, aeroponic, ebb and flow and N.F.T. (nutrient film technique) systems.

Tips On Finding A Reliable LED Flood Light Manufacturer

Looking for a reliable LED flood light manufacturer can be quite a tiresome task at times, especially if you don’t really know what to search for. Extensive research needs to be done, therefore, if you want to achieve the best results.

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