Groovy Hydroponic Gardens Around the World

The advantages of hydroponic growing gardens and farms are gaining interest around the world.  Hydroponics uses less water than traditional farming, is environmentally friendly, and produces more plants, fruits and vegetables.  Also, it requires less space and uses less energy. The hydroponic method of growing can be accomplished through vertical gardens on urban rooftops, in closed domes and greenhouses, on …

The Evolution of Hydroponics

Did you know you can grow plants without soil? The method is called hydroponic, a Latin word that means working water.  Although historians believe that the ancient Babylonians worked with hydroponics through their hanging gardens, it was John Woodward, in 1699, who became the first documented scientist to successfully grow plants using hydroponics. John Woodward John Woodward was born in …