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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