Vegetable Garden Quiz

If you’re tired of trekking to the grocery story every week only to find that the produce is lacking or hauling your cookies all the way to the farmer’s market to be swallowed up by a ruthless Saturday crowd, then maybe it’s time to start growing your own vegetables. Take this quiz to see if you’re ready to dig in the dirt and pull out your own veggies.
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Paper Wasps

Hydroponic Nutrients

EC vs TDS

Attracting Beneficial Insects

Organic Does Not Mean “No Pesticides”

How Plants Uptake Nutrients

What is Aquaponics

What is Aquaculture

pH Measurement

What is Aeroponics

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Fertilizer is intended to feed the microorganisms in the soil, such as beneficial bacteria and Continue Reading Hydroponics Growing Organic versus Hydroponics There is currently a popular debate about the value of “organic” growing and its methods, including organic fertilizer and pest control methods that don’t cause harm to the planet.  It is important to note that hydroponic growers are also looking Continue Reading Hydroponics, Nutrients EC vs TDS A quick answer to why we should use EC instead of TDS The debate over EC and TDS has been an ongoing issue for a long time. These two measurements are used to determine the strength of hydroponic solution. 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There Continue Reading Hydroponics Why Use Hydroponics The ability to produce higher yields than traditional, soil-based agriculture Allowing food to be grown and consumed in areas of the world that cannot support crops in the soil Eliminating the need for massive pesticide use (considering most pests Continue Reading Strawberries Growing Strawberries with the EzGro System In the late 90’s, a vertical plant growing system was developed by EzGro. The new vertical system for growing vegetables, flowers, herbs and strawberries was a big improvement over previous vertical systems. This method of growing will surely offset the Continue Reading Growing Tips What Causes Leggy Seedlings We can watch with excitement as the seedlings grow taller, only to realize that they have grown too tall and are now a bit floppy. This is known as leggy seedlings. At the most basic level, leggy seedlings are caused by Continue Reading Growing Tips How to Harden Off Your Seedlings   Growing plants from seeds is easy, as long as you take a few precautions. One of those precautions is to make sure that you harden off your plants before setting them out in your yard and garden. Why you should harden Continue Reading Growing Tips When to Transplant Seedlings One common question from people who are growing plants from seeds is “how do I know when my seedlings are big enough to transplant?” This is a good question to ask when learning how to start plants from seeds because Continue Reading Commercial Systems, News Whole Foods Store Millburn, New Jersey BrightFarm Systems was commissioned to design and install a demonstration scale, sustainable urban greenhouse for a new Whole Foods Market store in Millburn, New Jersey. Sustainable Agriculture and Wise Environmental Practices are two core values of Whole Foods Market. They are Continue Reading Beneficial Insects Honey Bee The honey bee (Apis mellifera) is responsible for approximately 80% of the pollination of fruits, nut, grains, and vegetables in the United States today. Honey bees are not native to North America; they were brought here by European settlers in Continue Reading History of Hydroponics Hydroponics First Recorded Scientific Experiments Some three centuries ago, john Woodward, an English scientist and a fellow of the Royal Society, undertook the first recorded scientific experiments on the subject of plant nutrition.  He wanted to know whether plants drew nourishment from the soil or Continue Reading Growing Mediums 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 Continue Reading Beneficial Insects Ladybug What is it about the tiny Lady Beetle that makes people like them? Is it their bright colors or domed shape? Or do we sense how much good they’ve done us through the centuries? Whatever the attraction, it’s gone on Continue Reading Beneficial Insects Green 'Lynx' Spider Aptly named for their bright green body color and capability of running very fast, then jumping on its prey like a cat, Peucetia viridans, is North America’s largest 'Lynx' spider. These long-legged hunting arachnoids are known by the Spanish name Continue Reading Nutrients Calcium in Plants Calcium uptake and mobility Calcium uptake by the plant is passive and does not require energy input. Calcium mobility in the plant takes places mainly in the xylem, together with water. Therefore calcium uptake is directly related to the plant transpiration Continue Reading Nutrients Calcium Nitrate Also called Norgessalpeter (Norwegian saltpeter) is the inorganic compound with the formula Ca(NO3)2. This colorless salt absorbs moisture from the air and is commonly found as a tetrahydrate. It is mainly used as a component in fertilizers. Nitrocalcite is the Continue Reading Hydroponics What's Hydroponic, What's Not? If a plant is grown without soil and with a complete nutrient solution, that's hydroponics! It can be as simple as plants glowing in sand, gravel or rockwool with a nutrient drip, or as complex as a complete waterculture system, Continue Reading Growing Organic, Hydroponics What's Organic, What's Not? We would think that this is an easy question to answer, but it isn't. In the United States there are numerous different definitions of "organic", many of which differ significantly. Each state has its own regulations for labeling produce as Continue Reading News Seeds of Knowledge, Chicago, IL Namrita Narula, a teenager in Chicago, IL, is committed to solving problems that most people her age, or any age for that matter, don’t even think about.  Her mission is to combat food insecurity in the North Shore section of Continue Reading Commercial Systems, News An EzGro Garden At Amalie Arena Towers Provide Fresh Produce at Hockey Arena What types of food do you eat while watching an ice hockey game at a stadium?  For most people, the answer would be pizza, chicken wings and beer.  A hockey stadium in Tampa, Florida Continue Reading Commercial Systems, Distributor Gartner Callaway Sustainability Company Gartner Callaway Sustainability Company Ltd is a procurement, distribution and advisory services company focused on sustainable development in Africa and beyond. We strive to meet the present needs of our clients without compromising the ability of future generations to meet Continue Reading Hydroponics Organic Does Not Mean “No Pesticides” Many people believe that organic produce does not contain pesticides, which is a common misconception.  In order to become certified organic, 95% of the chemicals a farm uses must be certified organic.  This means that 5% of the pesticides, fertilizer, Continue Reading

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