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jason willkomm, the resident hydroponic gardening expert here at Jason's Indoor Guide

Hello, and welcome to my hydroponic gardening website...my name is Jason. I would like to thank you for visiting Jason's Indoor Guide. My very favorite hobby is my indoor garden. I have been at it for 20+ years now, and I have steadily gotten better and better results over time.

I can't tell you how many times I have been asked, and have repeated, some of the advice here to a friend or acquaintance eager to get started in the right direction. I have personally helped design, start, and kept running smoothly literally hundreds of indoor gardens over the last 20+ years!

Obviously, it was just a matter of time before I put a whole resource together that would teach people the basics, take them step by step through designing a garden, choosing appropriate equipment, and provide them with all of my recommendations. That resource is Jason's Indoor Guide.

I try my best to make all the information here simple, but also very helpful. Before you submit a question, please look through my Site Map and browse a few pages....the answers to many questions can be found here already. Even more answers can be found in my other FAQ pages. Yet, in spite of my best efforts to make all of the information here complete, there may be something I have overlooked....or perhaps something I did not fully explain. So....


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Most simple questions come from visitors getting ready to start their first indoor garden. Once your garden is started, however, unanswered questions can become horrible, nagging problems that prevent you from getting the results you want! Believe me, I've been there! Drop me a line and tell me your story....my experience can help you avoid or fix those problems.

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