High Density Vertical Growth (HDVG) Garden

In Victorian times, houses were very narrow, multi-storied, and had a small “footprint” on the land. This left more land for private gardening, and commons, among other things. Then came the 1960s, and “ranch style” homes, with half-acre grass covered lots. By the 1970’s anyone with a vegetable garden in a suburban or city back […]

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Perlite

Perlite is an ideal hydroponic media because it is so light in weight. Perlite is an amorphous volcanic glass that has relatively high water content, typically formed by the hydration of obsidian. It occurs naturally and has the unusual property of greatly expanding when heated sufficiently.  When used in growing systems, it is noted for […]

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