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Hydroponic Bok Choy Grown By My 4 Year Old

My 4 year old wanted to grow something in our garage garden so since we cook a lot of Asian food (my wife is Filipino), we decided we should plant some Bok Choy. Now, keep in mind that Bok Choy is NOT a warm weather plant and our garage easily gets close to 100 degrees […]

Aquafarm Pump Failure Disaster!

So I was out for a couple of days and didn’t think anything of leaving my Aquafarm running like it had been for over a month now. Last night, I walk downstairs to get some water and hear a humming/buzzing noise coming from the Aquafarm. I go to see if maybe the noise suppressing insert […]

Buddah Box: The Most Compact Grow Op You’ve Ever Seen

  Today I stumbled across this BEAST of a system pictured above. Meet the Buddah Box by SUPERCLOSET, one of the coolest designs for a grow tent/NFT system I’ve ever seen. What Is It? According to the makers, The Boodah Box is an all-in-one system that packages a “verticalponics” system and a “superponics” watering system into […]

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 […]


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. […]