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History of Hydroponics

AztecsAztecs were true hydroponic pioneers who grew crops on rafts woven out of reeds and roots, on the edge of lakes. When they were driven off of their land, in the 11th and 12th centuries, they settled on the shores of Lake Tenochtitlan (and others) in Mexico, where it was too marshy to grow the traditional way. So, they developed an ingenious, revolutionary way to grow crops in the water! The lake shores were stocked with mineral-rich deposits that were used to nourish the food they grew on the water. The floating rafts that they constructed where often attached together to form entire floating fields- the size of islands- on which they grew everything they needed to sustain themselves. Plantroots grew through the rafts, made of natural fibers, and dangled into the water, sucking in everything they needed from the nutritious lake…

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Good Bugs

This is a great read!

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Identifying the Good from the Bad…

To create the perfect growing environment for your Hydroponics project. and ensuring the optimum growing conditions to produce a beautiful, tender, dirt-free, flavorful product, we suggest you utilize beneficial insects, “good bugs” to eat the “bad bugs”, which keeps your produce free of harmful pesticides.

Although bringing in good bugs to eliminate a bad bug problem might not always solve the problem, you might have to resort to a pesticide.  In cases like this our staff is very educated and can direct you as to the best product to use.

The Good Guys

When possible it is always recommended to use these guys to fend off the “Bad Bugs” that might take home in your hydroponicgarden. The important thing to remember is that these bugs are a protector of your plants and you do not want to eliminate them.


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Simple Living at the Krishna Eco Farm

Animal Rights

Lesmahagow, a quiet village near Glasgow, founded by monks in the 12th century is again home to monks but of a different order. In 1987 Hare Krishna monks moved into a humble property here, and began to develop an ambitious program and turned the site into a state-of-the-art Eco Farm.

East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow MP, Michael McCann, opened the Farm’ this week. Michael was guest of honour at the event, which was also attended by Margaret Morton and Susan Haughey, Deputy Lord Lieutenants of Lanarkshire, local councillors Alec McInnes and George Greenshields and many local and national guests.

Environmentalists along with devotees from Bhaktivedanta Manor and Hindus community representatives also attended the event and saw demonstrations of various sustainable technologies including solar thermal panels, air source heat pumps, wind turbines, and biomass energy centre. The site also includes a walled garden where the monks grow vegetables and fruits, as…

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