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Ficus Benjamina Hydroponic's Bonsai

Bonsai Hydroponics

Ficus Benjamina Hydroponic's Bonsai

I repotted my ficus benjamina bonsai in a 5 gallon bucket hydroponic's system.  The goal is to increase: fine white root production, top growth, shaping, ease of watering and feeding. Bonsai is basically a tree that is shaped to look mature, while being planted in a pot or tray.  Hydroponics is a growing system used to feed and water a plant efficiently without the use of soil.  There are many different types of hydroponic's growing methods.  This one uses a DWC (deep water culture) hydroponic system.   The roots are contained in the net cup of the lid.  Clay rock was...

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Learn About Our Leafy Rewards Program

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Jiaogulan Benefits and Side Effects

Herbal

Jiaogulan Benefits and Side Effects

Jiaogulan (Gynostemma pentaphyllum), sometimes called Southern Ginseng is a plant that grows in Central China and is known for its healing properties.  Jiaogulan is a natural remedy that is widely used in Chinese medicine to treat many health conditions including hepatitis, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. (Li, Lin, Huang, Xie, & Ma, 2016) The most common way to take Jiaogulan is by drinking it as a tea.  Jiaogulan tea been used for hundreds of years as a health elixir and contains saponins and antioxidants. (Staughton, 2019) Although there are not many studies on humans, scientists are beginning to look Gynostemma pentaphyllum...

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Hemp vs. Marijuana! What is the difference?

Hemp Herbal

Hemp vs. Marijuana! What is the difference?

Marijuana Versus Hemp: What's The Difference? The difference between hemp and marijuana is a topic that is often misstated. While CBD demand continues to increase, the CBD industry has become a unique but still closely linked cannabis industry with its controversial reputation and changing legality. Because of the confusion and complications that CBD users may encounter, it has become increasingly important to understand the difference between hemp and marijuana and their relationship to cannabis. What Is The Difference Between Hemp And Marijuana? The distinction is not merely academic; one is now federally legal, and the other is still a Schedule...

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Top Aquaponic Plants you Should be Growing

Cultivation

Top Aquaponic Plants you Should be Growing

Aquaponic plants  are one of the most important factors in an aquaponics system. Without plants the system cannot function properly. Early on in the research of recirculating aquaculture systems, experiments were done to determine the efficiency of aquatic plants in consuming the nutrients in aquaculture water, therefore helping to purify the water for the fish in the system. As research continued, terrestrial plants were tested and proven to be an effective means of water purification for aquaculture and this nutrient rich water a nearly ideal hydroponic solution for growing plants. Lettuce, chives and other leafy crops were first considered for...

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