Importance of Vertical Grow System.
Vertical grow system is where plants are grown upwards versus planting them on the ground and it is used in urban agriculture. This vertical grow system incorporates methods like hydroponics. This kind of grow system has been used by many cannabis farmers but is also used by farmers that grow different types of crops. In this vertical grow system lights are hanged vertically with plants arranged around the pillar of illumination. Vertical grow system has been consider to be the best grow system around the world as only those who have tried using this system know its benefits. When using this system, you are able to grow different type of crops all at once. In vertical grow system, greenhouses are stacked on top of other greenhouses. This method is now used by many famers as they have come to learn of its benefits. The following are the merits is of using vertical grow system.
The first importance of using vertical grow system is that it is cost-effective. This method of growing crops is cheaper compared to the normal farming method where plants are grown on the ground. It is cost effective in a way that the labor needed in this system is minimal than in the normal growing system. This is because this system uses minimal manual labor as they are only required when packaging the harvest and during sorting. Apart from this, manual labors are not needed in this system as the system is operated automatically. When a farmers needs minimal manual labor, he or she is able to save a lot of money.
The water usage in this vertical grow system is minimal or low. Low amount of water is used when plants are grown in this system. A bigger percentage of water that plants takes is lost to the atmosphere through transpiration but in this system the water lost by the plants is recovered back by the plants as they are in a totally closed environment.
Farmers that uses vertical grow system get reliable harvest from their farms. When plant are grown using this system, they are protected from external pressure such as diseases, pests and predictors attacks as they are grown in an enclosed environment. This has led to high quantity and quality produce and the produce is also reliable.
The other benefit of using vertical grow is that it saves you from high transport cost. This system can be used in any geographical areas and is why many farmers prefer using this king of growing system near their markets. Developing or creating a vertical grow system near your market will save you from huge transport costs and also preservations costs.