Do you want to grow your plants slightly differently this year?
Fed up of changing seasons?
There is no need to worry because with hydroponics you can have the pleasure of growing all year-round and even indoors! Hydroponics has become increasingly popular over the years, with more and more people turning to this method of growing. There are numerous reasons for this, such as, saving water, the vegetables and fruit taste better, no weeding necessary, plants grow quicker, stronger and bigger and it is extremely relaxing. There are plenty of tips, advice and forums online where you can discuss what you’re growing, or get help and advice from other likeminded people who may be struggling to get started.
What do people grow with hydroponics?
This is probably one of the most frequently asked questions. Well the answer to that would be fruit and vegetables, not only does it make the food taste remarkably much better but you can grow more in a smaller space and shorter time frame! What more could you want?
Fruit and Vegetables Which Are Grown Hydroponically
- Lettuce – Many people choose to grow lettuce due to it being easy to grow. This vegetable doesn’t need a lot of attention nor does it need a lot of space. Lettuce is one of the healthiest veggies out there containing numerous minerals!
- Cucumber – All the cucumber needs to grow is support and space. Many people enjoy eating cucumber because it is so healthy and has very little calories.
- Strawberries – Perfect for growing hydroponically as strawberries grow best in wet conditions, not only this but people choose to grow strawberries due to them being available all year-round.
- Coriander – Many people love coriander and throw it into foods when they want it to taste the little bit better, which is why it is such a popular herb to grow hydroponically. For the best harvest we advise there is plenty of light.
If you’re new to this and want to have the best start to your hydroponic journey, then we advise people to research beforehand so they know exactly what they would like to grow. Make sure you choose somewhere which is easily accessible and near a plug socket, as electricity is required. One thing that is paramount is to ensure there is enough room for at least two grow tents or one large one. Not only this, but you will need enough space for other equipment which is required, for example growing lights, nutrients, fertilisers and more.
Start your hydroponic journey today, you won’t regret it.