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If you are looking for one of the most efficient hydroponic techniques to grow plants, aeroponic systems of growing plants would be the perfect choice for you. The process is accomplished by spraying a nutrient solutions to the roots of plants without using any growing medium. The biggest benefit of using aeroponics system is the incredible use of limited space. In aeroponics systems, the plants grow with the roots suspended in a misted solution of nutrients. There are varieties of plants that you can grow in an aeroponic system. Growing [Read more…]
Buying vegetables from the market every day can get expensive, so the best way to become self sufficient is to grow plants with the help of indoor grow lights system. If you an avid gardener, grow lights hydro-farm will allow you to start off loads of vegetables from seeds early and grow hardy seedlings ahead of growing season.
For indoor gardening, it is essential to pick grow lights wisely for your hydro-farm. Grow lights come in a variety of types such as full-spectrum fluorescent bulbs, mercury vapor, metal halide grow lamps, high pressure sodium lights, [Read more…]
If you are a beginner for Hydroponics, then we suggest you to check out beginners guide for hydroponics. Suitable grow lights is an important aspect of the hydroponic plant cultivation process. Apart from water, vitamins and minerals, accurate amounts of lighting are very essential. LED light is one of the important hydroponic equipments and a very good resource of artificial light for your plants. LED grow lights are designed to stimulate photosynthesis by supplying light in the frequencies that plants primarily use for this biological process.
LED lighting technology has become popular because of the fact that it consumes less than 210 watts of electricity. These lights are usually placed on a timer so that the plants receive an optimal amount [Read more…]
Hydroponic plants require a healthy light source to produce their own food for growth. Since most hydroponic growers prefer their garden to be built indoor, grow lights play an important role. Hydroponic grow lights come in a variety of types that include full-spectrum fluorescent bulbs, metal halide grow lamps, high pressure sodium lights, and high-intensity LED grow lights. Among them, T5 fluorescent lights and LED are designed to support bigger growth with improved quality bulbs. We are confident to say the future outcome for hydroponic growing using these lights because of the experienced team and their success cases. Read our story if you are interested!
For T5 lights, the letter ‘T’ indicates the shape of the bulb (tubular) and the number after the ‘T’ represents the diameter of the bulb. These lights have a reflector which focuses the light directly to your plants by supplying 3 times more light. The structure of a four foot high T5 lamps, produce 5000 lumens each and [Read more…]
Winter has arrived and now, it is the right time to strategize and protect your hydroponics grow room from the influence of dropping temperature. During winter, the indoor grow room gets warmer towards the ceiling and colder near the ground level. This can kill your hydroponic plants or cause diseases and stress. To protect your plants, it is important that you ensure proper air circulation inside your grow room. If your indoor grow room is not well protected in cold weather, the low temperature would give fungi, pests and disease causing pathogens a good environment to thrive in. Contact us if you need to fix your grow room! [Read more…]
A reservoir forms the center of every single hydroponic system. An ideal hydroponics reservoir like soil-growing medium will help you grow plants without having to worry about balancing chemicals, nutrients and pH level of the water. However, it’s very important to maintain your hydroponics reservoir for proper growth of plants. To manage your hydroponics reservoir using nutrients, you need to follow following steps:
- Every plant requires a particular pH level of nutrient media at which it can grow healthily. To know the ideal pH level of [Read more…]
If you are an ardent gardener and want to see your garden flourishing with good healthy plants, then you must provide them with their basic needs—food, water, climate, and light. Light is the most commonly overlooked factor that restricts plant growth. In outdoor gardening, light is not a problem for growers because nature provides balanced light intensity for healthy plant growth. However, it is the sole responsibility of the gardener to furnish adequate light of correct spectrum in indoor gardening. Even if you provide the best hydroponic nutrients or soil fertilizers to your indoor garden plants, but fail to provide enough light, your plants might hardly grow. [Read more…]
It is essential to pick your grow lights wisely while starting with indoor gardening. Hydroponic grow lights come in various varieties like incandescent, fluorescent, and high-intensity discharge lights. Fluorescent grow lights are very popular amongst indoor gardeners because of their inexpensiveness, easy availability, and versatility in size, color spectrum, and low heat output.
Technological advancement has changed the face of fluorescent lights, which earlier weren’t considered as good as the other two lights. Whether you’re growing seedlings in a stacked grow cabinet or cultivating prized plantings and clones, you can be [Read more…]
DIY hydroponic systems can be little hard on your pockets, so you must be well prepared to spend that extra few bucks on quality products. First, you have to be familiar with the principle of hydroponics and hydroponic systems and then gather required equipment for setting up your own hydroponic garden. You can use some informative instruction booklet or some credible websites, the idea is you should be thorough and clear with the concepts on how hydroponic systems work. You can choose from a variety of hydroponic systems like Nutrient Film Technique (NFT), Ebb and Flow for homemade hydroponic system. NFT injects a thin layer of nutrient solutions over the root zone of your plants whereas Ebb and Flow temporarily [Read more…]