hydroponics

Ask the Master Gardener: Steps for growing vegetables hydroponically

Question: I read the recent column on hydroponics and although it sounds expensive, I want to grow vegetables hydroponically. This drought demands that we save water. However, I do ...

Ask the Master Gardener: There are pros and cons to hydroponics

Question: I’ve read that many supermarket winter vegetables today are not grown in soil but grown hydroponically, usually by large agricultural corporations.  Can I also ...

Hydroponics puts pot on Main Street

Is a modern-day Gold Rush taking place that centers on loosening marijuana restrictions and the rise of indoor, hydroponic pot grows? Or has the bottom fallen out of the market in ...

Mix of methods is key to year-round gardening

Gardening doesn’t have to be a seasonal activity. Bud Neville, owner of Quail Mountain Ranch in Auburn, coordinates indoor hydroponics with outdoor plantings for year-round prod ...