New Book Hydroponics for the Home Grower

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New Book, Hydroponics for the Home Grower, Explores the Many Advantages to Traditional

Boca Raton, FLA., April 2015— CRC Press / Taylor & Francis Group, a leading global science, technology and medicine (STM) publisher, is pleased to announce the release of the new book, Hydroponics for the Home Grower.

Written by Dr. Howard M. Resh, it provides all the information you need to get a home-growing operation up and running. This book combines hydroponic growing with indoor and backyard greenhouse cultures that most books do not present together.

“In this book, focus is on the production of vegetable crops year-round within your home or in a backyard greenhouse. I focus on the background information of how hydroponics evolved; plant needs, in terms of nutrients, water, and plant growth; and show you how you can provide these basic needs to your plants,” explains Dr. Resh on his reasoning for writing this book. “I, then, take you one step further to enjoy gardening year-round with the use of a backyard greenhouse.”

Hydroponics offers many advantages to traditional soil-based horticulture. These include greater control over many of the limiting factors, such as light, temperature and pests, as well as the ability to grow plants in all seasons. With instruction from one of the top-recognized authorities worldwide, Hydroponics for the Home Grower gives you step-by-step guidance on how to grow tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, eggplant, lettuce, arugula, bok choy and various herbs year-round within your home or in a backyard greenhouse.

Hydroponics for the Home Grower is an ideal resource for growers, offering many advantages to traditional soil-based horticulture. The book includes an appendix with sources of seeds and other supplies, along with helpful websites and lists of books, articles, and conferences on growing hydroponically and caring for your crops. By following the guidelines in this book, you’ll understand everything you need to know to get your home-growing operation up and running in no time. For more information or to purchase Hydroponics for the Home Grower, please visit:

About the Author: Known as an urban horticulturist, Dr. Resh strongly believes that progressive farming can take place at a high level of productivity in even the most crowded cities in the world. Howard M. Resh has a doctorate degree in horticulture and is a recognized authority worldwide on hydroponics. He has written five books on hydroponic culture for both commercial and hobby growers and his website ( presents information on hydroponic cultures of various vegetable crops.

About CRC Press: CRC Press is a premier publisher of scientific, technology and medical resources, reaching around the globe to collect essential reference material and the latest advances and making them available to researchers, academics, professionals and students in a variety of accessible formats. CRC Press is a member of Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business. For more information, visit

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