Most of the time, people who are new to this type of gardening overbuy on hydroponic supplies that they don’t need when they first start out this gardening. If you are just starting out this gardening, you just need very basic supplies that can readily be accessible in and around your home.
You should use these materials first before you decide to expand your gardening supplies. And for the starting of this gardening, you can use plastic tubs and a child’s swimming pool as a table for your plants.
You can also buy a kit known as “plug-and-go”. This is a gardening kit mainly used for NZ hydroponics. This kit normally comes with each and everything you need for your gardening purpose. It mainly includes plant cubes, nutrient solution, seeds, and a heating pad. The only thing you need to add on yourself is water and sun.
As a gardener, you will require a dedicated space and area for this type of gardening. It is recommended to the beginners in installing a grow room for this gardening. This is extremely easy to install, and it hardly takes an hour. And the price range for this kit is from $250 to $500 depends on the characteristic and features of the kit.
The installation of a small greenhouse can be expensive. It also comes in a wide variety and depending on the features; it ranges from 500$ to thousands of dollars. It is expensive because it requires cement or gravel flooring and a proper system of drainage.
Moreover, you will require a temperature control unit which will entirely depend on the number of plants you will produce in your grow room. The more plants you will grow, the hotter your grow room will be. This temperature control unit is programmed, and it turns the fans as well as blowers on. Plus, it is also able to open and close the air ducts.
And when it comes to the lighting system for this gardening, gardeners mostly use a special type of lighting. Mostly blue and green spectrum lights are utilized by the gardeners. These are great in increasing the growth of the plants.
And once you become more familiar with this gardening, you will be able to upgrade this gardening to a more advanced drainage system and irrigation system. And with the upgrade of the garden, you will require more advanced hydroponic supplies which you can purchase from a hydro shop.