High nutrient concentration levels will not help the plant to grow faster and can lead to problems like nutrient burn.
Before pouring the solution into the AeroGarden’s bowl, you need to verify the concentration of nutrient in the solution with the TDS digital meter.
So here are the AeroGarden models I recommend:
Important: don’t use the provided plant food that comes with the AeroGarden™. This will not work, and you will lose your time and seeds.
5. AeroGarden setup to grow weed
In my installation, I have added an external air pump with an air stone to make more bubbles in the root zone. This helps to prevent roots rot, and bring more oxygen to the roots.
I use General Hydroponics Flora Series, and I always have great results with these nutrients. Some other popular alternatives are Advanced Nutrients and Botanicare.
Finally, the bigger models available are the AeroGarden™ Farm family with 60W of dual LED power and 24 inches of growing height.
4.2 Total dissolved solids (TDS) & parts per million (PPM)
Botanicare Hydroguard® is well known for their unique beneficial bacteria that help to increase root mass and health.
Some strains can take only 10 weeks from seed to harvest.
AeroGardens are for any plant they can support in accordance with height and weight. The system also allows replantation outdoors after a certain level of growth, which is the maximum height the system supports. Also, AeroGarden is all about growing indoors, then why not marijuana. The system has all the attributes to support the cultivation of marijuana, and we have seen examples of successful cultivation too.
AeroGarden, as the name suggests, is a garden itself. However, it is a grow system for indoors with hydroponic principles. These countertops grow system comes with everything a plant needs from nutrition, support to grow lights. You can buy them for various purposes and in various styles.
The use of the Garden looks complicated, but it is certainly not complicated or difficult. The system needs to be plugged into an electric connection and is ready to grow after you fill the reservoir with the nutrient solution. Everything at the place and few settings through the control panel, and you are good to go, just waiting for your plants and veggies to grow. They also do not need heavy maintenance, just cleaning in a few weeks and little monitoring and refilling of nutrients, if required.
How effective is AeroGarden in Growing Marijuana?
Growing marijuana in AeroGarden is not impossible nor a difficult task. Indoor cultivation of cannabis is often done in a hydroponic setup and also transferred to the soil when needed, which is also indoors. Also, germination and growth of cannabis seeds are very well done in a similar setup, which involves grow lights and grow tent with other environment regulating grow setup. Therefore, growing Marijuana in AeroGarden is not an alien concept, but a complete setup.
The system is self-sustaining and doesn’t require frequent care like outdoor soil plantation.
What is an AeroGarden?
The system is efficient with seed germination and handling of the seedling, whereas; it is also equipped with lights and nutrients, which makes it a complete package. The lights can be controlled, and the system also has collective controls to offer favorable conditions with few touches.
You need to choose a model of AeroGarden, which is ideal for the height of your cannabis plant. Models up till height of 36-inches are available with AeroGarden for you to choose. Later you can purchase grow anything kit to place your weed seeds in them, which doesn’t come already placed in grow kits from AeroGarden like herb kits. By plugging and placing the seed pods, you are ready to germinate in very little time.