Growing and Lighting Glossary
What are all of these new words? Just another way we are helping you to understand. If you cannot find the definition you are looking for, call us and we will give it to you.
Our Glossary is a great reference. There are many terms the common indoor gardener do not understand, and we want to make sure you know that we're here to help you. By providing you the most common terms and definitions. we hope to help you understand hydroponics better.
The Future of Gardening
"Gas and food prices are increasing, persuading people to take matters into their own hands." The National Gardening Association expects 43 million American households to grow their own fruits, vegetables, herbs and berries this year." That's up 19 percent over last year, according to a household survey the group conducted in January (Sutter, 2009).
People are enjoying the satisfaction of growing their own food, the enhanced flavor and the saved money they benefit by doing it themselves.
"Environmentally friendly" has become a mantra amongst those wanting to preserve our planet and stop the exploitation of the very land we depend upon. With this, many are utilizing the benefits of composting and growing their own food. This trend to protect and sustain our fragile planet is one that will continue to grow in the future. The movement towards a more health conscious society is on the rise, providing an unmeasured opportunity for hydroponics and organic gardening.
Not only are individuals growing their own food, but restaurants and even grocery stores have implemented their own gardening centers to offer fresh, local produce to their customers. They have heard the voice of the people wanting uncontaminated foods grown in their own community.