How and why to grow lettuce, arugula, aromatic herbs, turnip greens, cabbage, ... and more fruits and vegetables
Despite its complex name, hydroponics is an excellent form of cultivation, simple and ecological, which allows the cultivation of lettuce, arugula, aromatic herbs, turnip greens, cabbage, strawberries, tomatoes, and endless vegetables, herbs and fruits, in places so small and compact that they make very complete gardens possible, even in an apartment.
Hydroponics is an agricultural production system characterized by providing plants with all the necessary nutrients without using soil.
Likewise, it is an efficient farming method that optimizes resources as reduces water use by 90%. It is also very economical because it allows you to reuse materials such as plastic or wood.
For all this, opting for the hydroponic cultivation technique is an excellent option if you want to create a vegetable garden at home, and as long as the light and humidity conditions are desirable.
A balcony, awning or even the kitchen are, therefore, places where this type of culture can easily thrive and as long as direct or indirect sunlight is well present.
The cost of creating a homemade hydroponic vegetable garden can also be, nowadays, quite reduced, with hydroponic systems on the market designed for small spaces and at a very affordable price.