Organic relief for Hydroponics. The practice of Organoponics.

One of the points that naysayers keep coming up with against Hydroponic produce is the use of inorganic nutrient fertilizers in growing crops. What one should ideally worry about is the use of harmful pesticides and chemicals in food production. However, the billions of $ that go into Organic Marketing has successfully diverted people’s attention Read more about Organic relief for Hydroponics. The practice of Organoponics.[…]

Video instructions for preparing nutrient solution using CityGreen’s NPK Nutrient solution

Gaurav NarangGaurav is an entrepreneur whose first Start-up was focused on providing services to patients suffering from Chronic Diseases. While researching about the causes of lifestyle diseases and the ways to reduce their incidence, he chanced upon the idea of growing healthy and nutritious food using advanced farming techniques. He founded CityGreens with a mission Read more about Video instructions for preparing nutrient solution using CityGreen’s NPK Nutrient solution[…]

The three Macronutrients that plants need besides NPK

Over the last few weeks we have focussed on the major macronutrients N, P and K. Now, we will look at the remaining three macronutrients which are Calcium, Magnesium, and Sulphur. Calcium: Most of you who have grown tomatoes would have faced the issue of tomato fruit turning brown (and then black) at the base. Read more about The three Macronutrients that plants need besides NPK[…]

What do the numbers after NPK mean?

Assume you walk into a gardening store looking for the right kind of balanced nutrient mix for your plants. You come across a couple of balanced solutions. The label on the first one reads NPK 05-05-05 while on the other one it says NPK 10-10-10. You are wondering which one to go for. Answering following questions may Read more about What do the numbers after NPK mean?[…]