Do you like gardening but have a very limited area at home? Do you like gardening but you live in a high-rise building like an apartment? Do you like gardening but do not like getting your hand dirty because you have to dig the soil? Why don’t you try planting with hydroponics way?
What and why hydroponics?
Hydroponics is a way to cultivate planting using media other than soil. Plants grow using mineral nutrient in water. It can be done indoors, without natural light and grown all year round.
This garden doesn’t need large area because its can do only in a plastic container or glass jar. in That is why the hydroponics garden can solve your problems mentioned above.
it is easy and fun, How hydroponic garden create has a much different of techniques from the most simple to the complicated, from cheap to expensive . Start from using an only second-hand material such as a plastic container, glass jar to the modern technique by using the green house.
For the beginner, you can try to plant in hydroponic WICK system. This system is the easiest and cheapest way. Cheap because you don’t need pumps or mechanical parts
The wick system is a passive hydroponics system. The nutrients needed by the plant will store in the reservoir then absorbed and moved into the root system by the wick. Monitoring daily when nutrients are reduced, then add more nutrient solution . As a growing medium wick systems often use sand or perlite, vermiculite mix or coco peat. This system is not only easy to set-up but also easy to maintain.
What to plant in your hydroponics will be your decision. As a beginner, you can try simple plant like spinach. When everything is going well, after 30 days , the vegetables from your hydroponic garden can be harvested.