Best Hydroponic Nutrients for Summer Growing
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In summer, excessive heat can dehydrate your plants, especially true for plants which are grown in places with very high day temperatures. Dehydration leads to stress and nutritional deficiency in plants. In summers we all wish that outdoor gardening to become less stressful with minimum rounds of watering and nutrients supply to get rid of sweat and hot weather. But, with the help of good hydroponic products specifically manufactured for summer you can grow plants without any exertion.
One simple way to avoid excessive summer heat is by growing plants indoor and ensuring that plants get adequate light, by using various lighting solutions and technologies available on the market. Nutrition depends on the growing medium you use, as each growing medium has different amounts of trace nutrients and micronutrients. Inexperienced growers and professional growers can simply use ready-to-use nutrient solutions available in any hydroponic store which have been scientifically tested on specific growing mediums such as coco, soil, and rockwool.
It’s very important to understand that the nutrient formulas you use during summer season should be engineered in such a way that it contains all the hydroponics nutrients and co-factors your plants need for earlier growth.
Exact nutrients needed for summer: The correct nutrients needed in an ideal nutrient solution are – nitrogen (ammonia and urea), phosphate, soluble potassium, sulfur, iron, manganese and zinc. Iron, manganese and zinc should be water soluble as they are secondary nutrients needed in less percentage. These nutrients are derived from ammonium nitrate, ammonium phosphate, urea, potassium nitrate, potassium sulfate, iron oxide, iron sulfate, manganese oxide, manganese sulfate, zinc oxide and zinc sulfate. Because of this perfect blend you don’t have to spend time for gardening in hot air and humidity. It gives a perfect beginning to your plants to fight against pests and diseases at the later stage.
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