Posts Tagged ‘plant’

Hydroponics: 90% Less Water Than Conventional Farming

As rising food costs become an increasing burden on people’s lives, more people are seeking ways to grow food for themselves in inexpensive and sustainable ways.  Hydroponics is gardening without soil, where plants are placed in a growing medium and nutrients are fed to the roots directly from water. Not only can you save money…

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The Secrets of Soil: A Miraculous, Vibrant, Living Community

When asked about soil, most people will tell you that it’s the dirt we use to grow food.  Soil is not dirt – it is a vibrant, living community of organic matter and contains more living microorganisms than we even know about.  It has been said that 1 million creatures exist in a tablespoon of…

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