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Butterfly

Butterfly

Common Name: Butterfly Order/ Suborder: Lepidoptera/ Rhopalocera Size: 0.5-12.0” (13-305 mm) Type of Metamorphosis: Complete Type of Beneficial: Pollinator Geographic Distribution: North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia Butterflies are beautiful,...
An overview of Hydroponics

An overview of Hydroponics

Definition of Hydroponics Hydroponics is actually the science of growing plants without soil. Rather than soil, plants are grown in solutions containing each of the necessary minerals and elements. Methods utilized to get the nutrients to the roots, combined with the...
EzGro Garden Girl's Patio Garden Adventures

EzGro Garden Girl's Patio Garden Adventures

  Hi, I’m Hope, the EzGro Garden Girl, and welcome to my blog!  In the pages to come I’ll be chronicling my experiences growing the EzGro way, and also providing plenty of growing tips, recipes, and DIY projects to help you fully use and enjoy your...
Reverse Osmosis also known as "RO"

Reverse Osmosis also known as "RO"

Reverse osmosis is a process of separation that uses pressure to force a highly concentrated solute through a semi-permeable membrane to a region of lower solute concentration, which leaves the solute on one side and only the solvent on the other. The image below...
What Causes Leggy Seedlings

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 a lack of light. It could be that the window you...
When to Transplant  Seedlings

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 transplanting seedlings at the proper time is...
Miami Science Museum Uses EzGro

Miami Science Museum Uses EzGro

The Museum is making preparations to grow and harvest edible crops on the property again. Two different types of hydroponic systems will be explored at the Museum, one using a series of planters in the Wildlife Center (supported by the Batchelor Foundation), and the...
Organic Farming vs Hydroponics

Organic Farming vs Hydroponics

“Go organic” has become the battle-cry of thousands of Americans who assume that food items labeled “organic” is automatically a better, healthier product. Is this really true? Both organic farming and hydroponic farming embrace a desire to...
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