OutdoorHydro T5 Grow Light Raffle

CONGRATULATIONS To Vineet Velagandula , The Winner Of This Month’s Outdoor Hydro Raffle! Check back in a few weeks for our next raffle and maybe you too can win free hydro gear! Welcome to the first of many monthly raffles here at OutdoorHydro! Each month we will be raffling off one item; sometimes some lights, sometimes some […]

Watersafe Hydroponic Water Test Kit

I ran across this Hydroponic Water Test Kit while I was at the 2013 Indoor Gardeners Expo hostedby Maximum Yield. This is something I think a lot of people can benefit from, and something which I was looking for when I first got into hydroponics but it didn’t yet exist yet (or at least I wasn’t able […]

New York’s Science Barge: A Floating, Carbon Neutral, Hydroponic Farm

Welcome to the Science Barge, operated by Groundwork Hudson Valley and designed by the New York Sun Works Center for Sustainable Engineering. This is the world’s first floating hydroponic farm, which allows them to not only create tons of hydroponic food, but also to do it in a closed loop system that has no net carbon footprint. Docked outside of […]

AquaFarm: Windowsill Aquaponics

Today we take a look at a cool counter top aquaponics system I found on kickstarter from Back To The Roots, the same guys who brough you the Grow-At-Home Mushroom kit. Basically they’ve taken something many of us are familiar with (Aquaponics), and shrunk it down into what they hope will be an easy to maintain counter […]


Today we had a disaster in the garden. One of my tomato plants collapsed under it’s own weight because I failed to stake or cage it properly. The poor thing had to go. On the brighter side, this gives us an excellent opportunity to see what’s going on under the hood when our plants grow. […]

The Satisfaction Of Eating A Meal You Grew In Your Own Backyard

Today I made this salad, it isn’t much, but I raised it from the earth (or rather, the water) with my own hands so I’m proud of it. I’ve been meaning to do a short article like this for a while. Currently, the reality is that hydroponics costs more than traditional gardening, or just buying […]