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Indoor Farming Techniques - Helpful Tips for Beginners


  



Are you into farming? You don't have to own a huge land to plant outdoors, because there are indoor farming techniques that you can use today! Even if you only have a limited space indoors, here are some helpful tips you may use below.


If you are really new to indoor farming, you can start with a few seeds. You can buy small packets of seeds and they come with good information about the plant, the best time to plant them and how to properly take care of the plant until it grows. From there you can already get useful information about taking care of your seeds. You can then start planting according to package instructions at hydroponics store. Most packets have details about the best time to plant the seeds and how long should they be allowed to grow. 


If you plant different items at the same time, it would be best to label them. This is so that you can remember which plants are in the pot and you'll know how to take care of them individually as recommended. If you label the pots as soon as you start planting, it will be easy for you to go through all the plats while they're growing.


Of course make sure to give your plants enough water and sunlight. Because you are planting indoors, you need to make sure that good sunlight gets in through the windows. If you forget to give them sunlight bath, the plants would tend to bend to where the sunlight is. The plants tend to stretch to where they can reach the sun's rays. So to make sure that your plants grow straight up, you can rotate your plant tray every few hours.


If not, you can setup a good lighting (artificial) for your plants. Experts in the field suggest that running the lights 14 hours daily will do for indoor planting. You don't have to expose them to light 24/7 because plants need to get some sleep too. You have to take note of the temperature of the room as well. According to specialists, the plants grow best in temperatures between 65 and 75 degrees Fahrenheit. 


One thing that most people, who are into indoor planting, forget is to buy seeds only from good sources. The best seeds companies out there make sure that the seeds are healthy. This means that they also care about your health and the environment as a whole. If you need more information, you can always refer to more indoor planting techniques from many websites and hydroponic store.


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