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water gardening:

see hydroponicshydroponics,
growing of plants without soil in water to which nutrients have been added. Hydroponics has been used for over a century as a research technique, but not until 1929 were experiments conducted solely to determine its feasibility for growing commercial crops.
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The deal, which has immediate effect, will see OASE's existing water gardening operations in North America gradually merge with GeoGlobal Partners.
In 1993 the business expanded to include waterfall and water gardening products for both the retail and wholesale markets.
Hillfoot Aquaria is the retail outlet of water gardening specialist Anablep UK, which has built an enviable reputation for quality and affordability by passing savings from bulk purchasing directly onto the customer.
One of the things fueling interest in water features is the rise of naturally balanced ecosystem water gardening. Unlike the leaky concrete monster ponds of old, today's ecosystem ponds use a blend of high-tech techniques and common sense to create a water garden that works with nature not against.
While the popularity of water gardening continues to soar in the Northwest, it has begun to plateau somewhat on the national level.
World of Water was founded in 1984 and has quickly risen to become the UK's largest and most successful water gardening company.
"So as long as you're buying from someone in the water gardening business, rather than a roofing manufacturer, you should be safe."