Plants are often synonymous with soil, and that is where it has been growing since the beginning of time.
It is only in recent times where hydroponic systems make use of water in letting plants grow with the complete absence of soil. To know about hydroponic systems you can read this article.
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Starting out with a hydroponics garden indoors is something beneficial in a lot of ways where you do not have to go through all that mess, and you receive similar results when you take up the right methods.
When you set up a hydroponics system at home, there is the need to ensure that you follow instructions to perfection and any mistake knowingly or unknowingly can make things go completely wrong.
Not Paying Attention to the pH Levels of the Water
When you grow plants in a hydroponics system, the only way for it to receive the required nutrients in the absence of soil is the water supply. This water is not just any other water available but is mixed with necessary nutrients that are likely to provide the necessary nourishment for the plants to grow.
If the water is too acidic or alkaline, the plant would die or probably come up with signals on nutritional deficiencies. Keep a pH level tester handy that allows you to check the water every time you add it and that allows you to take necessary actions whenever required.
Using the Wrong Fertilizers
There are times when you visit the local garden store, and you get tempted to purchase those organic fertilizers for your garden.