Common Types of Hydroponic Grow Lights

In hydroponics, one of the largest contributors to plant growth (other than the nutrient solution) is the lighting. Plants need light to conduct photosynthesis, and they need specific frequencies in the light spectrum for different stages of maturity (plant growth and leafing uses a different part of the spectrum than blooming and flowering). Hydroponic lights(commonly called…

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Starter Kits

There is a wide array of hydroponics starter kits out there today. They range from the simple to the more complicated in nature. Some of the items that come in complete hydroponics starter kits are: Simple reservoir complete with plastic lid Net cups Grow rocks Water pump with discharge Water level indicator Drain hose Lighting system Growing…

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Hydroponic Grow Boxes

Hydroponic gardening or farming can be more rewarding than growing plants in the soil. The yields can be up to 50% higher since the roots are regularly bathed with the nutrients the plants need to produce fruit. Plants grown in soil have to extend their roots to find the nutrients. Although Organic Farming is now…

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Grow Boxes Explained

Grow boxes use hydroponics technology to grow plants, herbs, and vegetables in a much shorter time than traditional methods. Hydroponic Grow boxes use only grow lights, fluorescent lights, nutrients, water, and LED grow lights. Using this method allows crops to be harvested after one to two months. There are various types, styles, and sizes one can choose…

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