Category Archives: Hydroponics Gardening

How to Recognize Nutrient Deficiencies Part 2.

Read Part 2 on Nutrient Deficiencies and Hydroponic Products You Can Use to Prevent Them. Truly passionate gardeners will always be concerned about the welfare of their plants. You see, professional gardeners care for their plants like they do children or pets. You want to see them grow to their full potential and never want […]

How to Recognize Nutrient Deficiencies Part 1.

High-value crops require a precise combination of macro and micronutrients to be happy. Any variation or limitation in your feed program, you will see instant signs of malnutrition. Nutrient deficiencies are a common problem in general gardening & hydroponic systems. So having a well-balanced base nutrient is important. And providing the right supplements, such as […]

Basic Hydroponics Growing Tips

One of the most demanding things about being an ambitious hydroponics grower is that you always have to work hard to keep reaching that next level of hydroponics growing. You play with your nutrient solution, experiment with lights, and try other methods always to keep improving your yields. These components are the core backbone of […]

The Significance of Nutrients When Transplanting

Transplantation is a cropping technique in a safe structure that offers multiple advantages over conventional field seedlings. This method of transplanting plants provides increased crop uniformity and turnover, greater use of available land, scrutinizing and avoiding low-quality seeds, seedling vigor, decreased pesticide use and labor, along with seed cost savings. Seeds are germinated under optimum […]

Benefits Of Potassium Sulfate for Hydroponic Gardening

Potassium sulfate (K2SO4) also known as sulfate of potash, arcanite, or archaically known as potash of sulfur) is a white crystalline, non-flammable salt soluble in water. The chemical compound is commonly used in fertilizers, providing both potassium and sulfur. The application of K (Potassium) in nutrient formulae depends upon its chemical combination with other elements that affects […]

Frequently Asked Questions PT I

The hydroponics community has embraced Emerald Harvest as an authentic reliable source of valuable indoor gardening advice, information, and technical know-how. Henceforth, we’ll be publishing common Frequently Asked Questions from our hydroponic gardening community every other week. Browse through this week’s FAQs and learn more about your passion with simple, easy success. Will the nitrogen source […]

Essential Guidelines For A Perfect Nutrient Feeding Schedule

One of the most important decisions, when you grow a hydroponic garden, is precisely what your nutrient feeding schedule will be. This program determines not only what you would feed your plants, but also, for how long will you feed the plants. If you choose a smart nutrient feeding schedule, you can reap the enormous […]

Parameters To Accelerate Plant Growth For Indoor Growing

Growing your high-value crops indoors is becoming increasingly popular owing to the numerous advantages it offers. The requirements of plants are unique to every stage of growth and a minor fluctuation in pH, temperature, light or humidity can affect their performance. All these factors can be controlled manually inside a protected grow room that ultimately […]

SOG and SCROG Grow Guide

What is SOG and SCROG Both SOG and SCROG are LST (low-stress training) techniques to control the growth of plants. This is done by creating a horizontal plane of buds which further ensures that they receive light uniformly and grow at the same rate. The science behind these advanced growing techniques is- the lower branches […]

What is Nutrient Deficiency and Nutrient Toxicity?

Summary of Nutrient Deficiencies and Toxicities in your high-value crops The nutrient feeding schedule of your high-value plants is a bit tricky and it’s quite natural for a novice grower to add too much fertilizer to the plants expecting to get better growth. However, this is not the correct way to provide nutrients to plants. […]