Cannabis Hydroponic Light Systems Guide
Hydroponics gardening is a popular method for growing
Elsewhere, I have included the advantages of LED lighting. So, I won’t go in depth into that in this article.
What Is Hydroponic Gardening?
Hydroponic gardening occurs is when plants are grown, without soil, in different substances or mediums (sand, liquid, gravel )using additional nutrients. Hydroponically grown
What Are The Pros and Cons Of Using A Hydroponic Lighting System?
Their are several reasons for choosing to use hydroponics, some of which, are the following:
- Higher Yields:
Cannabisplants grown hydroponically will have a greater yield because hydroponics allows you to place your plants closer than if you were planting outside.
- Water Conservation: At first this doesn’t make sense. But, with hydroponics, you will use up to ten times less water than if you were to plant your
cannabisoutdoors. The reason for this is because hydroponic systems recycle the water, while the same water would be wasted when cannabisis grown outdoors.
- All Year Growing, Anywhere: An indoor hydroponic system allows you to grow
cannabisall year and in any environment.
- Space Saver: As stated above, a hydroponic growing system allows you to place your marijuana plants closer together.
There are, however, a few disadvantages to growing
Disease: Soil acts as a barrier for disease and
Installation: Setting up your hydroponic growing system requires more time and technical knowledge than traditional gardening.
Popular Hydroponic Gardening Systems
The most commonly used hydroponic systems are the following:
Plants are placed on a floating platform with the plant roots being submerged in nutrient-enriched water where a pump provides oxygen to water, which in turn your fertilizes a
Ebb and Flow
Plants grow through a medium or substance while nutrient-enriched water is pumped to its roots, while the water circulates back into your water source. Some of the most popular mediums are clay, peat moss, sand, gravel, Rockwood,coco coir, perlite, and vermiculite.
The plant roots are placed in a closed area and are sprayed with nutrient-enriched water via a fine mist. Aeroponics is among the most expensive type of hydroponic gardening.
cannabis garden. And, if you desire, you can gradually convert to using a 100% hydroponic light system.
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