Growing Vegetables Indoor With Hydroponics
Hydroponics is a system in which plants are grown in water using mineral nutrients instead of soil.
If you are thinking of creating an indoor hydroponic system, you will need a few things. You will need an external pump to regulate water levels, tubing, something to use as a reservoir, hydroponics nutrients, a drain system, and an indoor grow cabinet or grow box.
An indoor grow cabinet or hydroponic grow boxes are best for individuals who would like to grow plants inside but have limited space. Hydroponic grow cabinets allow you to control the climate of your garden without affecting the rest of your room.
The most advanced form of growing plants is the aerospring hydroponic growing system. The aerospring system works by suspending plants mid air inside an indoor grow cabinet and feeding them with nutrients. The increased exposure to oxygen leads to increased growth and metabolic activity.
Hydroponic systems grow plants and vegetables faster. The increase in oxygen exposure leads to a faster plant growth.
When grown hydroponically, vegetables can be spaced closer together. Plants and vegetables grown in soil need to be spread out because their root systems would fight for nutrients but with hydroponic growing, the nutrients are fed right to the plant.
Maybe one of the greatest benefits of hydroponic growing is that no potentially harmful pesticides are involved. This means healthy plants for you.
Hydroponic growing is great for those who want to grow plants and vegetables all year around or who do not have outdoor garden space.