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How to use pumice and bottom stones in Hydroponics

How to use pumice and bottom stones in Hydroponics 0

As a hydroponic grower, you will find pumice an ideal choice as grow medium due to its overwhelming advantages. Pumice stone is porous in nature and can hold the vital nutrients in its microscopic pores on the surface. You will find this of immense help in regulating fertilizer feedings. Since they are loosely packed in the bottom of the net pot, your hydroponic plants are assured of the much needed water and air circulation. Here we discuss how to use the pumice and bottom stones in your hydroponic grow pots.

 

How to choose hangers for grow lights?

How to choose hangers for grow lights? 0

In a hydroponic system, the plants grow in a controlled environment. Since most hydroponic systems are set up indoors, the growers will need to replicate the natural sunlight with an appropriate artificial lighting solution. Grow lights are very important components of hydroponic systems to decide the yield you can expect from the plants. Here we learn about grow light hangers and how to choose the best grow light hangers for your hydroponic system.
Why LED grow lights are better?

Why LED grow lights are better? 0

Рlаnt ехреrts аnd аsріrіng gаrdеnеrs shоuld thіnk аbоut рurсhаsіng LЕD grоwіng lіghts. Тhеsе іtеms аrе bесоmіng рорulаr аll оvеr thе gаrdеnіng sосіеtу. Wіth thе соrrесt LЕD grоwіng lаmрs, іt's роssіblе tо сultіvаtе vіbrаnt аnd hеаlthу рlаnts wіthіn а smаll frасtіоn оf thе реrіоd thаt іt wоuld tаkе whеn уоu аrе usіng оthеr kіnds оf dеvісеs оr еvеn thе nаturаl sunlіght.
How to choose the reflectors for grow lights

How to choose the reflectors for grow lights 0

Grow lights are very important components for hydroponic gardens. Though you might have great lighting solution, you might be sacrificing on the crop yield if you have not invested in a reflector since they are meant to spread the lights effectively on the plant canopy. While no reflector as well as a wrong reflector can ruin the purpose of grow lights, know that there is so much of misinformation regarding reflectors since hundreds of companies are selling them out there. Therefore, as a grower, you need to stay informed on how to choose the fight kind of reflector for your grow lights. Reflectors help avoid wastage of light energy and increase the efficiency of the hydroponic set up. There is no single best reflector. The choice of the reflector must take into account the grow environment, unique needs and situation.
How to choose the best pots for your plants

How to choose the best pots for your plants 0

Hydroponics growers find ebb and flow systems the easiest to set up and maintain. There is an additional advantage with this system. Since the nutrient solution is completely drained away, there are little chances for the root network to get clogged. Also, hence the plants are never overfed; this can make the ideal system especially for beginners. If you are wondering which system to buy for your hydroponic plants, here are the three suggestions to choose from.
What is the ideal size of DWC tank for your plants?

What is the ideal size of DWC tank for your plants? 0

DWC expanded as Deep Water Culture is also described as the nutrient solution. In a hydroponics system, DWC is the complete source of nutrients supplies for the plants and so the topic of the greatest importance for all stages of the plant growth and the produce given by them. Quite often, the growers come across some serious problems with their hydroponics system as the DWC tank or reservoir becomes too small for the plants. Here is a discussion on how to decide the right size for the DWC tank for a given hydroponics system.