Hydroponics as a method of growing plants, has been gaining prominence in the recent years. One of the major reasons that can attributed to this rising trend is the requirement of only water for such gardens, as opposed to reliance on conventional soil. Well, the compact ‘Grow Up Hydrogarden’ system happily takes this advantage, and effectively caters to apartments dwellers who do not have enough space for regular gardens.
Designed in a vertical manner, the entire garden system accounts for just 4 sq feet of area. And, more than just the spatial efficiency, the bantam contrivance is packed with advanced hydroponic technology that depends on the pure mineral nutrient solutions found in water. This efficacious scope is touted to result in maximum nourishment and growth of a myriad of plant varieties.
These varieties include veggies, fruits and herbs, with familiar names like eggplants, broccoli, tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, melons, strawberries and even beets. And, the beneficial part is – one can grow such sustaining items at a much lower cost than regular produce, all within the comfort of an apartment or home. You can even manage the production in accordance to a personalized timeline, with crops that cater to your health or seasonal preference.
In commercial terms, a Grow Up Hydrogarden package comprises of – a reservoir tub with 20 gallon capacity, five growing pots (for 20 plants), a submersible pump, a PVC pipe, a pH test kit, rock perlite (used as the growing medium) and a nutrients pack of Dyna-Gro Foliage-Pro. When translated to a real-time figure, all of these components can result in a fully grown garden in just six weeks time.