19 Fruits, Vegetables and Herbs For Your Hydroponics Systems and Gardens

In this article, we would be discussing 19 fruits, vegetables and herbs that would be great for you hydroponics systems and gardens.

Rosemary

Rosemary is a great chicken spice. It would also grow well in moderate amount of sunlight.

Strawberries

Strawberries are very nutritious fruits. However, they are susceptible to rot and would need careful monitoring or a low humidity area if you want to grow them in your hydroponics garden.

Lettuce

Lettuce grows quite fast in hydroponics. It can be used in salads and in making sandwiches.

Sage

Sage should be kept in little water and moderate sunlight. You can use sage with white meat, eggs and pineapple.

Cantaloupe

Cantaloupe are similar to watermelons. They can grow well in hydroponics gardens too. The would need about 6 hours of sunlight in a day.

Peppermint

Peppermint is great for your hydroponics because it grows well in water. You would also enjoy the sweet fragrant scent of of the peppermint.

Cucumbers

Most of the nutrients in cucumbers can be found on their skin as this very delicious vegetable is made up of 95% water. This make them quite ideal for hydroponics gardens.

Basil

Basil can be used in soups. Basil grows well in water. Make sure it gets about 8 hours of sunlight per day.

Stevia

Stevia is a great sugar and artificial sweetener substitute. It is great for tea and other beverages. This herb would be great in your hydroponics system or garden. Stevia can grow quite well in little light.

Watermelon

This is a fruit with about 95% water. This makes it ideal for hydroponics gardens. Ensure it is well supported in your garden as it is a vine plant.

Lemon Balm


Lemon balm can be used as herbal tea to relieve stress, indigestion and anxiety. However, lemon balm would need plenty of sunlight to grow in your hydroponics garden.

Grapes

Grapes, like watermelon, are vine plants and would need extra care and support to grow them in your hydroponics systems. Take extra not for root rot and pH imbalances.

Radishes

Radishes mix well with other veggies to give a sharp flavor. They are quite easy to grow in hydroponics gardens.

Celery

Celery are very low in calorie and the grow very well in hydroponics also.

Oregano

You can use this herb in your pasta. Oregano can grow pretty large so keep an eye on it.

Blueberries

Blueberries are also susceptible to rot. Thus, same care should be take as in growing strawberries.

Tomatoes

Tomatoes are low in calorie and are great in flavoring foods. With moderate amount of sunlight, tomatoes would grow well in your hydroponics garden.

Thyme

Thyme is a great herb for flavoring food. However, thyme would need plenty of sunlight to grow in your hydroponics garden.

Chives

This bulbous plant can be used in a lot of dishes. However, it would need plenty of water and sunlight to grow in good quantity and quality.

 

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