For saving space and soil, this method also has several
other benefits, including no soil-borne diseases, no
weeds to pull and no soil to till, run-of-the-mill side
benefits of soil-less gardening.

Advantages of Hydroponic Growing

There are many advantages of hydroponic growing. These include

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  • In studies it has been proven that hydroponic produce is higher in nutritional value than field grown crops.
  • By eliminating the soil in a garden, you eliminate all soil borne diseaseA hydroponic garden uses a fraction of the water that a soil garden does because no water is wasted or consumed by weeds.
  • Most hobby hydroponic gardens are less work than soil gardens because you do not have soil to till or weeds to pull.
  • By providing the exact nutrients your plants need, they will grow more rapidly and produce bigger yields.
  • In hydroponics, plant spacing can be intensive, allowing you to grow more plants in a given space than soil grown produce.
  • A small hydroponic garden can be set up almost anywhere.
    Hydroponic produce generally tastes better than field-grown produce.
  • If you are growing indoors or in a greenhouse, you can grow your hydroponic plants on a year-round basis.



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