Hydroponics is a method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions, in water, without soil. The use of hydroponics broadens the ability to garden in small spaces where adequate land is scarce and in arid or barren conditions not conducive to propagation. Some of the benefits of hydroponics include complete control over nutrient balance, yard can be created in any indoor space, and the affordability. Hydroponics produces better tasting, more nutritional results, it is a relaxing hobby.
Hydroponic gardening can alleviate poverty while simultaneously easing strains on the environment. Hydroponic gardening systems can be set up to recycle water and nutrients, greatly reducing the resources necessary to grow food. Hydroponic gardening virtually eliminates the need for herbicides and pesticides. It promotes an overall awareness of our environment and can even help to protect the environment by reducing traditional agricultural pollution.