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Hydroponics- features, advantages and disadvantages, harvesting and pest control

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Hydroponics- features, advantages and disadvantages, harvesting and pest control

Hydroponics systemsUsing hydroponics systems, mineral nutrients are dissolved in water and feed directly to a plant’s root system allowing the plants to focus their energy into growing mostly upward, promoting quicker growth, faster harvests and higher yields. Hydroponics systems are used year-round both indoors and outdoors for growing herbs, foliage and food items. Hydroponics setup do not use soil but instead, use an inert growing medium to anchor a plant’s roots.Hydroponic production features:- No soil is required.- Plants are irrigated automatically.- No water stress.- Plants are irrigated automatically.- No water stress.- Nutrients are available at all times- Only soluble fertilizers are used.-...

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Coconut oil as a superfood and its usage

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Coconut oil as a superfood and its usage

Coconut is one of the world's most nourishing superfoods. It contains lauric acid, a medium-chain fatty acid also found in human breast milk. Lauric acid makes up about 50% of coconut oil. There are 2 types of coconut oil: Refined coconut oil is typically cheaper and unlikely to have the coconutty flavour and smell. Virgin coconut oil uses fresher coconut and is the unrefined version with a lighter taste. Virgin coconut oil is deemed to be a higher quality than refined coconut oil, and is said to be richer in antioxidant polyphenols. So next time you shop be sure to...

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The basics of gardening with hydroponic system - what you need to know

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The basics of gardening with hydroponic system - what you need to know

The meaning of hydroponicsHydroponics is a technology for growing plants in nutrient solutions (water containing fertilizers) with or without the use of an artificial medium (sand, gravel, vermiculite, rockwool, perlite, peatmoss. coir, or sawdust) to provide mechanical support. Liquid hydroponic systems have no other supporting medium for the plant roots: aggregate systems have a solid medium of support. Hydroponic systems are further categorized as open (i.e. once the nutrient solution is delivered to the plant roots, it is not reused) or closed (i.e. surplus solution is recovered, replenished, and recycled). Hydroponic growing (as opposed to soil growing) allows you to...

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The meaning of OM mantra symbol and how to chant it

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The meaning of OM mantra symbol and how to chant it

The symbol of OM is the most sacred and common written Yoga Symbol and is an essential part of the Yoga practice. It is believed to be the first uttered word of the universe and is said to encompass the vibrations of the universe. The pronunciation itself is divided into three stages of Awake, Asleep and everything in between. O is the stage of awakening, U is the stage of dreams and M is the stage of deep sleep.Made up of the sounds of the letters A-U-M, Om is all about threes.   Om is considered one of the most...

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The most powerful essential oils in aromatherapy and their usage

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The most powerful  essential oils in aromatherapy and their usage

Aromatherapy has become a household term, yet most don't understand how powerful it can be. The benefits of using pure essential oils are profound and immediate. A small selection of essential oils offers a wide range of applications, and a small amount of essential oil goes a long way. EUCALYPTUS ESSENTIAL OIL- Helps to cleanse your body from toxins that can cause you to be sick- Helps heal the throat chakra- Helps speed up the process of healing wounds- Cleans the air of pollution and mold- Helps you breath easierROSEMARY ESSENTIAL OIL- A valuable ally in the fight against obesity and...

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