DOAG: Hydroponic Growers and Retailers

 

Hydroponic Growers and Retailers

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Did you know that fresh Connecticut Grown produce is available year round, even in winter? Connecticut’s hydroponic growers are producing fresh lettuce, peppers, herbs and more right now.
 
Hydroponics is a method of growing plants in a water based, nutrient rich solution. Hydroponics does not use soil. The basic premise is to allow the plant roots to come in direct contact with the nutrient solution, while also having access to oxygen, which is essential for proper growth.
 

Follow our Pinterest page to find a retailer of Connecticut Grown hydroponics and learn about the process of hydroponics.

5 Hydroponic Fun Facts

1.    Farmers claim that some hydroponic crops use 90% less water than the same crops

      in traditional soil farming.

2.    You can plant 4 times the amount of crops in the same space as traditional soil farming.

3.    Some crops can grow twice as fast in hydroponics due to getting exactly the correct amount

      of nutrients, water and oxygen.

4.    Grown in an inert medium without soil with perfectly balance pH, nutrients solutions and

      highly oxygenated water which is delivered directly to the roots.

5.    Hydroponically grown crops can use NO herbicide or pesticide chemicals which significantly

      impact the environment and our bodies.

 

 

Retailers of Connecticut Grown Hydroponics

Bishop’s Orchards Farm Market & Winery    
1335 Boston Post Road
Guilford, CT 06437

Whitneyville Food Center
1248 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06517

Thyme And Season
3040 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518

Nica’s Market
603 Orange Street
New Haven, CT 06511

The Pantry
1580 Post Road
Fairfield, CT

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