About Hydroponic Nutrients
Hydroponic nutrients are used in a hydroponics system for home or agricultural usage. They are a necessary part of plant growth as plants are grow in liquid nutrients rather than soil which also provides nutrients to the roots. The nutrients are fed to the plants either manually or mechanically. These hydroponic nutrients help encourage plant growth and plant metabolism. They may include carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen, along with several types of macronutrients such as calcium, potassium, sulfur, and more, and micronutrients such as boron, manganese, zinc, copper, and nickel.
Hydroponics provides a much tidier way to grow plants indoors without worrying about the mess from soil. Nutrients can be delivered to a decorative container or one designed for agriculture. Gardeners can add nutrients to their plants in a controlled environment. Plants grown in a hydroponics setup grow more rapidly than outdoors in soil, making them ideal for profit.
It’s important to deliver the right types of hydroponics nutrients to your plants and to deliver them at the correct times. Your hydroponics kit may contain the nutrients or you can purchase them here at Kushy. The instruction manual will direct you to the correct proportions necessary for your plants, whether you’re treating them manually, or pouring into a mechanical hydroponics system that will deliver nutrients at regularly timed intervals.
Aerators work together with the nutrients as your plants require oxygen to help their growth. The aerator helps to deliver the right amount of oxygen and nutrients to your plants. Nutrients are similar to fertilizer and may contain plant-based nutrients and other organics. It’s important to measure correctly as over-delivering can cause leaf burn or plant wilting.
Hydroponic nutrients are always in a liquid format to better enable delivery to the plants. Read the label before you purchase your hydroponics nutrients as certain types are made for all plants, some types are made just for vegetables, herbs, flowers, fruit, or medicinal plants. If you’re uncertain how to get started, please reach out to us here at Kushy so we can make your shopping experience simpler.