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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...

What Is a Drip System?

What Is a Drip System?


Dripping irrigation systems are the most popular type of hydroponic systems used today. This method was first used in the fifties in Israel where, due to water scarcity, experiments with implementation of dripping irrigation took place. In the beginning it was implemented only in greenhouses, but nowadays it is widely used in the open ground for growing vegetable, fruits and grapes. The greatest effect is achieved in low humidity zones.

In one of our articles we gave a short overview of this method; today we will discuss it in detail.

Dripping irrigation is a method of irrigation, which supplies water directly to the root system in regulated dozes via metering droppers. In our case the pump, which is controlled by the timer, supplies th... Read more...

Qatar Banking on Hydroponics as Find New Sources of Food Supply

Qatar Banking on Hydroponics as Find New Sources of Food Supply


It goes without saying that Qatar is a desert. Doha, its capital city, receives just 75mm of rain per year. To be classed as a desert there needs to be less than 250 mm of rain. It’s a dry place, but despite this, when you drive around much of the country, there are still a few plants and trees dotted around the landscape. Plants that can survive with so little rain are quite impressive, but generally they are decorative.

There are no that many food bearing plants as they need far more water, and that water needs to be provided regularly. Also working against the plants is the issue that the soil in Qatar is really very sandy and not the most fertile. The fertility of soil generally depends on organic material that lies in it, the old leaves and dead b... Read more...

Modern Sprout Offers a New Way to Decorate Your Home: Use Hydroponics

Modern Sprout Offers a New Way to Decorate Your Home: Use Hydroponics


Modern Sprout creators were condo dwellers who were looking for a solution for successful cultivation of plants indoors. They were unhappy with the options available in hydroponic products - so they created their own.

The core idea behind the brand is that Modern Sprout is dedicated to refashioning the residential hydroponics industry and simplifying urban and indoor gardening. Modern Sprout “joins the market as interest in hydroponics is rising, demand for organics is growing and more people are opting for city living,” the company states in a recent press release.

The 35 cm by 10-20 cm planter is available in four finishes – chalkboard, weathered gray, glossy white and reclaimed wood (special edition featuring salvaged barn wood available for... Read more...

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

    Soilless Gardening (India) Conference and Mini-Expo Highlights

  • What Is a Drip System?

    What Is a Drip System?

  • Qatar Banking on Hydroponics as Find New Sources of Food Supply

    Qatar Banking on Hydroponics as Find New Sources of Food Supply

  • Modern Sprout Offers a New Way to Decorate Your Home: Use Hydroponics

    Modern Sprout Offers a New Way to Decorate Your Home: Use Hydroponics