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A gentleman in Michigan provided us with these epic root photos for our RapidStart Roots Contest, and evidently this plant isn’t even his most epic: This root system is from a clone clipped on October 16th, 2011. It measures over 37” when extended. Here they are looped to support the RapidStart. I wish the pictures […]

Rootin’ Tootin’ RapidStart Photo Contest

Got yourself epic roots? Have you been using RapidStart? Have we got a contest for you! Send us a photo of your epic roots and the RapidStart you’ve been using for a chance to win a Grand Prize package of a 1 Liter bottle of RapidStart and a brand new GH hoodie. 2nd Place will […]

Vote to Give $250K To Hydro in the Gulf

You might have already heard that Pepsi is giving away tons of money to help people across the US turn their ideas for social change into reality. I tend to be skeptical when large corporations say they are helping the world, but this contest is a little different, because YOU can choose who gets the […]

Giveaway on GrowingEdge.Com

Visit GrowingEdge.Com for a chance to win the Master Gardener Iphone App. They have a great review of the tool, which is designed to be a comprehensive assistant. Add plants and search their database of over 40,000 plants. All you have to do to qualify to win is add a comment! Easy!

Bhut Jolokia Giveaway Winners!

I am here to announce the winners of the Bhut Jolokia giveaway.  And the winners are . . .  everyone that replied in the contest post. Please send the username that you used in the post, name, and address to webmaster (at) to receive your free fiery peppers.

Employee Feature: Shawn Glidden

I am happy to get the chance to introduce you to one of our employees here at GH. He’s at the heart of the operation, making things happen. Shawn Glidden Title: Shipping Manager Number of Years with GH:  3 Shawn was practicaly headhunted for the position by Larry, just as his previous employeer was shuttering […]

General Organics Giveaway!

So, I’m really excited to give some product away. And I want to make it so easy! Here’s the deal: Just leave a comment on the blog telling us how much you love General Hydroponics. That’s it! And we will choose 5 readers who will receive one quart of each formula in the new line. Make sure […]

Our First Month as a Blog

It’s Halloween, and that means that Jesse’s Giant Pumpkin Contest has come to an end. We only had one entry, but the good news is that in the first month of our blog, readership has steadily risen! I really want to thank Jeff from Maverick Sun for entering his tomato. Maverick Sun is a lighting […]

Giant Pumpkin Update!

So, this past weekend, Jesse’s now famous pumpkin was picked and loaded up via forklift into the bed of a truck. Jesse hauled it down to the Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival. The festival features not only pumpkin weight contests, but pumpkin carving contests and pumpkin pie eating contests. There’s pumpkin beer, and […]

Jesse’s Giant Veggie Contest

At the GH FarmLab, Jesse has been growing a couple awesome giant pumpkins. The one in the photo below is currently 117 inches around, and getting bigger! He planted seeds specifically bred to be gigantic and make massive veggies. The seeds were germinated in late May, and the plants went into the ground the second […]

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