Benefits of Using Vertical Grow System.
Vertical grow system is a method used in urban agriculture where the producer or farmer grows their crops upwards, versus planting them on the ground. A method like hydroponic is incorporated in vertical grow system. Farmers that grow different type of crops mainly use their grow system but cannabis farmers have been using this system too. It is called the vertical grow system as lights are hanged vertically and plants are arranged around the pillar of illumination. Only those farmers that have used this system understand the benefits it has as it is known to be the best system in the farming sectors as it has a lot of benefits to the farmers. When using this system, you are able to grow different type of crops all at once. This type of farming takes place in greenhouses that are stacked on top of other green houses. Many farmers have come to know the benefit of using this vertical grow system and they are using this as the only farming method. 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. Vertical grow system is a cheaper method of growing plants compared to the normal method of growing plants on the ground. In other words, the labor needed in vertical grow system is minimal. It is because this system requires manual labor only when sorting and packaging the harvest. This systems uses automated systems and thus manual labor is needed only during the time of sorting. When low labor is needed then the farmer is able to save a lot of money and thus cost-effective.
When using this system, the water usage is minimal. Plants grown in this system consume low amount of water. We all know that the largest percentage of water that plants use is lost to the atmosphere but when farmers use this system, the water lost by plants is recovered back as the plants an in a closed environment.
When farmers use vertical grow system, they tend to get reliable harvests from the farms. This is because plants grown in this system are protected from external pressure such as diseases, pests and predictors attacks. The farmers are able to obtain high quality and quantity of produce that are reliable.
The other benefit of using vertical grow is that it saves you from high transport cost. This is because this system can be developed in any geographical area and a farmer may develop it near his market. Having a vertical grow system near your market will save you from huge transport cost and also the hassle of preserving your produce such as refrigerating them