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Ladybug

Ladybug

Common Names: Ladybug, Lady Bug, Lady Beetle, Lady Bird and Lady Bird Beetle Genus / Species: 450 native and introduced species in North America Size: 0.63/16 to 6.30/16 inch (1mm to 10mm) Type of Beneficial: Insect predator Type of Metamorphosis: Immature stages...
Green 'Lynx' Spider

Green 'Lynx' Spider

Common Name: Green ‘Lynx’ Spider Genus / Species: Peucetia viridans Size: Females range from ½ to 5/8 inches (12 to 22 mm) in length, averaging approximately .63 inches (16 mm); males more slender and average .47 inches (12 mm) in length. Webs: A hunting...
Hydroponic Produce and Health

Hydroponic Produce and Health

In 1994 a test was commissioned by an investment group to determine the vitamin and mineral content of hydroponically grown crops in comparison to soil grown crops, both organic and non-organic. Plant Research Technologies Laboratory in San Jose, California, analyzed...
What's Hydroponic, What's Not?

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, such as NFT or aeroponics. No...
What's Organic, What's Not?

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...
Is Hydroponics Organic?

Is Hydroponics Organic?

“An atom of nitrogen is an atom of nitrogen, no matter whether it came from a pile of compost or a sack of chemical fertilizer. This is a basic fact of botany, and therefore, there is no nutritional difference between a plant raised ‘organically’ and...
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