Hydroponic Supplies

Grow Anywhere With Hydroponics and Seed Starting Supplies

If you are looking to grow healthy plants fast, then a hydroponics system or a grow light kit may be just what you need. There is a variety of different setups to choose from. Out of eBay’s vast array of new and used reasonably priced hydroponic systems and seed starting supplies, you're likely to find something that meets your needs.

Grow light kits

A grow light kit will enable you to grow plants anywhere you can find a power source to plug the light into. These special lamps allow for traditional soil-potted plants to take in UV rays to photosynthesize. You no longer need to worry about finding the perfect amount of sunlight because you can control how much your plants receive with just the flick of a switch. They come in a range of different styles, so you can choose a grow light kit that goes perfectly with your space.

Hydroponic systems

Most hydroponic systems have grow lights as a part of the system. However, you can get a bare-bones system that includes just the plumbing for the water to run through. In this case, you will also need to purchase a grow light kit if you do not have optimal sunlight for your seedlings to thrive. Hydroponic systems come in a variety of sizes. You can get a small one to grow herbs and succulents right on your desk, or you could choose a setup for a full room that would allow you to produce lots of nutritious food for you and your family.

The best part about a hydroponic system is that it gives you the ability to grow food in a fraction of the time that traditional soil-potted plants would require. This is because the system allows you to add the perfect blend of nutrients right to the root system through the circulated water that the plants thrive in. The plant can then spend less time finding food to meet its needs, which allows for all the energy to go straight into overall plant growth.

What do you need to know about growing media and nutrients?

Most people think of growing media as various soil compounds, and this is generally the case for soil-potted plants. You can also opt to add nutrients that you feel your plant may lack directly to the soil. For example, if you know a plant requires a certain pH level, then you can manufacture this through nutrients and growing media. The same goes for hydroponic systems, where added nutrients are an absolute must because they have no soil to pull nutrients from.