Posted on: September 13th, 2011

A lot of people associate hydroponics with space travel and sterile, high-tech gadgetry.  In fact, hydroponics is actually an ancient form of horticulture practiced by such historical cultures as the Egyptians, Babylonians, and Incas.  

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‘Cide-effect Free™

Posted on: September 1st, 2011

We all know pesticides are bad. Many of them are bad for our bodies - they can cause cancer and affect child development - and they’re bad for the environment, polluting land and water. We take many precautions to avoid them; we wash our fruits and veggies, though it’s not always an effective way of removing pesticides. Or, if we can afford it, we buy organic produce.  

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Lactuca industria

Posted on: August 21st, 2011

You walk into the supermarket in search of a packaged lettuce mix.  You find a row of plastic clam shell containers packed with green leaves.  They look wholesome and nutritious.  The package even reassures you; “All Natural,” it says, so it must be pure and fresh.  

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