Indoor gardening just got easier! With automated grow tents, grow boxes and grow cabinets available in plenty, indoor gardening has become a child’s play. The modern grow boxes and grow cabinets have been equipped all the essential accessories with the hydroponic system as the most widely used medium to grow plants. Most of the grow boxes and grow cabinets available in the market has a very simplified modus operandi. All that a user needs to do is to plug the unit to an electrical outlet at a suitable location at home, supply the needed water, adjust the pH level and the unit is ready to use. Since the automated system takes care of all the processes to successfully grow plants, we can just relax and watch the plants grow healthy and strong. The system does not allow any odor to escape outside. The doors of the cabinet can be closed to protect them from pests and household pets.
About Grow boxes and Grow cabinets and their essential features
Grow boxes or grow cabinets are fully automated units which are used for indoor gardening. Any plant or herb can be grown very well inside these grow cabinets. Some of the common features that are found in all automated grow boxes or grow cabinets are given below:
Grow cabinets / boxes use the hydroponic system for growing plants where water is the medium used for growing instead of soil. This system is considered to be better as the plants get direct supply of water and the nutrient too can be fed directly to the water for easy absorption. Soil too is used in rare cases.
Good quality carbon filters are used to keep way any possible odor from plants and also to purify the air.
A good air flow system ensures that all plants get a good flow of air. This ensures that air or carbon-dioxide that is required by the plants reach every plant in the grow box /cabinet. A good air supply helps the plants to grow better.
A good lighting system is essential for the plants to produce good quality flowers and fruits. Any good quality Grow cabinet or box should be fitted with appropriate lights to get good produce.
Some manufacturers additionally add an extra component called Net Trellis. Net Trellis is used to tie plants as they grow and ensures that the plants have increased density and grow well.
The grow boxes or cabinets too have to be of good quality and low maintenance. A number of manufacturers also give detailed instructions to set up these units and also warranties and customer services to ensure that users get good service.
So when we start on our indoor gardening experience, we can give a try to these grow boxes or grow cabinets to ensure care free gardening. These grow boxes and grow cabinets do cost a bit if money. But those who are clever with their hands can make their own grow boxes or grow cabinets at home. The grow boxes can be assembled using wooden boards, screws and nails. The size of the boxes will depend on the available space and requirement. If it is used for indoor gardening, additional filters, fans and lights have to be fitted.
Gardening is a very good stress reliever. So apart from helping with our mental health, we also get to use fresh fruits, herbs and vegetables without any harmful chemicals which is good for our physical health. Indoor gardening has its own advantages as we can grow produce throughout the year. Using automated grow cabinets and boxes further simplifies the gardening process. So there is nothing that prevents us from starting the gardening process right away!