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Soilless Gardening (India) Conference and Mini-Expo Highlights

Soilless Gardening (India) Conference and Mini-Expo Highlights


The First edition of Soilless Gardening Conference and Mini-Expo kicked-off on February 7th with 4000+ attendees from 14 countries.

On February 7-8, 2014 took place the first ever gathering of the hydroponics industry in India. Soilless Gardening Conference and Mini-Expo was organized by the informational flagship of the Indian Hydroponics industry - Soilless Gardening India Magazine in association with the leading innovator in the field of hydroponic technology worldwide General Hydroponics Europe.

This was one of the most awaited and cherished events dedicated on hydroponics and attracted 4000+ visitors from 14 countries and the conference hall was full all day. Read more...

Water Management in Your High-Value Garden

Water Management in Your High-Value Garden

By Karp Volkov, Advanced Nutrients

In a previous article, I mentioned that your plants need many basic things if they are to survive and thrive, including high intensity light, quality nutrients, and clean water.

Let’s take a closer look at how you use water in your garden, because it makes a difference in how your plants grow.

If you are growing hydroponically, the system you grow in can be categorized based on what happens to the nutrients water after it has been first applied to the hydroponics root zone.

In some circumstances, the nutrients water enters the root zone, leaves the root zone, and is then discarded. This is an “open” system. It is sometimes called “drain to waste.”

In other systems, nutrients water en... Read more...

Food, Water, Energy - a Self-Sufficient Eco Skyscraper in Noida, India

Food, Water, Energy - a Self-Sufficient Eco Skyscraper in Noida, India

Architect Vikas Pawar's Eco Skyscraper concept envisions a tower capable of providing clean water, food and energy for the citizens of Noida, India. The conspicuous spiral elements that make up the building are more than just aesthetic features - they serve as vertical farms supplemented by a sophisticated system of hydroponics that allow humid air to be converted into drinkable water. In addition to bringing potable water to its inhabitants, the Eco Skyscraper would be a fully fledged vertical community that makes use of renewable sources like the wind and sun for power.

Pawar’s Eco Skyscraper is a self-sufficient vertical city composed of two twisting towers linked by soaring sky bridges.

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What Do You Need To Know When Building a Greenhouse

What Do You Need To Know When Building a Greenhouse

Let's apply the do-it-yourself approach in building a greenhouse! From the start you will have plenty of questions, you may be afraid, your big plans may be on the brink of falling through and your willingness to begin will fade away.

However, as they say, one can satisfy their needs only through their own efforts. Let's overcome this fear and try to look closely at all the details needed for building your own greenhouse, without which it will be difficult to achieve success in this enterprise.

What would you need to know before building a new greenhouse?

1. Choose the right location

Industry experts recommend to build your greenhouse from west to east so that the sides are set up in parallel with south, thus, allowing... Read more...

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  • Soilless Gardening (India) Conference and Mini-Expo Highlights

    Soilless Gardening (India) Conference and Mini-Expo Highlights

  • Water Management in Your High-Value Garden

    Water Management in Your High-Value Garden

  • Food, Water, Energy - a Self-Sufficient Eco Skyscraper in Noida, India

    Food, Water, Energy - a Self-Sufficient Eco Skyscraper in Noida, India

  • What Do You Need To Know When Building a Greenhouse

    What Do You Need To Know When Building a Greenhouse