Aerogarden FAQ

I know there are a lot of questions concerning the Aerogardens, so i have gathered a few together and answered them with my experience of the hydroponics units… So here is my version of an Aerogarden FAQ… If your question is not answered then leave me a comment and i will answer it… Is the … Read more

 What’s the alternative to the Aerogarden? are the others any good…

Are the Aerogarden alternatives any good or is it still the best? Since it’s launch years ago, the aerogarden has been improved to make it easier and easier to use… But over the years there have been other systems playing catchup… Have they overtaken the aerogarden…… Are they better than the aerogarden now and more … Read more

 Using the Aerogarden without pods…can you?

The Aerogarden is a self contained indoor hydroponics gardening system. It includes everything the plant needs to thrive in an almost ideal environment. There is a light hood that is illuminated for about 15 hours a day. There is support for the plant. There is a nutrient rich water that is cycled to the roots where … Read more

Help my aerogarden plants are dying

Have you looked at your Aerogarden plants and thought something doesn’t look right, and over the next few days then they have got worse and worse… Well hopefully if you haven’t caught them this time then next time these are things you can check for and rectify to keep your plants healthy and happy… Don’t … Read more

Where best to grow herbs:indoors or outdoors

You enjoy gardening, but maybe you want to enjoy your herbs all year round. So where best to grow your herbs, indoors or outdoors… Let’s find out shall we…. Your reason to grow herbs You make a conscious decision to grow something, and you take care of it or it will die… So your reason … Read more

How much water does an Aerogarden hold

the Aerogarden range of indoor hydroponic units are excellent methods of getting into hydroponics, and they need their water changing frequently – so how much water do you need to get ready for which model, look it up in the table below. How much water does an aerogarden hold – it does depend on the model … Read more

Is the Aerogarden safe: What you Need to Know

The Aerogarden range allow you to easily grow plants on the countertop hydroponically. This involves mixing water, electric, plants and lighting. Find out in this post whether it is safe or not… The Aerogarden range is safe as long as it is used within the operating environment specified in the operating manual. As the units … Read more

Transplanting Your Aerogarden Plants To Soil (With The Least Stress)

Some plants outgrow the Aerogarden system, others are planted to start them off. Follow this guide to help you transplant your Aerogarden plants with the least stress. You can transplant your Aerogarden plants to soil. You need to be careful as they have been in a controlled environment, but with care they can be relocated … Read more

Is The Aerogarden Organic? My Take on it

A lot of people are interested in whether the Aerogarden can be considered organic or not. When you add the nutrients are you pouring chemicals into the reservoir? Well I am here to give you my research and opinion on this important question. So lets get started.  Is the Aerogarden organic? What do we mean … Read more

The Pros and Cons of Hydroponics

 

What is Hydroponics

The fascinating world of hydroponics is one where you put a plants

pros and cons of hydroponics - indoor hydroponic stystemroots in a nutrient solution and let it grow.

Ideally you don’t see the roots as this can promote algae growth and that is the last thing you want – to suffocate the roots!

The world where you have a chance to control the environment for your plants.

Depending on how far you want to take it, from a simple countertop system to a blackout tent where you control all of the environment, growing hydroponically is a hobby to enjoy.

I remember when I first started out, being nervous of killing the plants and being impatient for them to grow.

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Hydroponic Systems: What Types are there?

hydroponic systems openerWhat are Hydroponic systems?

Hydroponic systems are a method of growing plants without soil. Or more strictly with ‘working water’, but it mainly means any system which does not use soil.

There are several different hydroponic systems. These include

All of these systems can be used indoors and outside. Although using some of these outside will entail covering the system to prevent dilution of the nutrient system.

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