We have combined some of our best articles and info into a series of short class's that give step by step instructions on many common gardening tasks. Don't worry -- there are no tests and the classes are quick and easy to understand. If you have a specific question that isn't covered here you can always "Ask The Professor". The faculty at Hydro U is constantly updating our curriculum so check back often. If you have an idea for a class, please feel free to share it with us. CLICK HERE to contact the Professor with your idea.
Classes are listed below along with a description of topics covered. Simply click on the topic that you want to study.
USING ROCKWOOL - Everything that you ever wanted to know about using Rockwool; a very popular growing medium with the old timers.
GETTING STARTED WITH HYDROPONICS - This article will guide you through the process of preparing starter cubes and planting seeds as well as mixing and using nutrient solutions.
pH CONTROL - The complete guide to pH control. Learn why pH is important, how to check and adjust pH, and what to use in an emergency.
GROWING MEDIUMS - Here we cover the most popular types of growing media, explaining the benefits and drawbacks of each and how to use them successfully.
TAKING SUCCESSFUL CUTTINGS - Learn the tricks of the trade for taking cuttings of your favorite plant(s) successfully.
LIGHTING- Everything that you need to know about artificial lighting for your indoor garden.
USING CO2- Understand when and how to use CO2 injection to improve plant growth and increase yields.
FOLIAR FEEDING - An excellent article written by Dr. Lynette Morgan and reprinted here by permission of Maximum Yield magazine.