These days, there are a lot of gardening systems one can choose from. One of them is the vertical growing system. Though the vertical growing system is mainly found in airports and hotels, more and more people are using this gardening system as time goes by. The reason many people are choosing this system is because there is a lot to benefit from its adoption This article seeks to discuss a number of advantages of the vertical growing system.
Studies show that this system has had more crop yields than any other farming system. This can be attributed to the fact that one is able to control the conditions his or her plants get and therefore optimize these conditions to produce maximum yield. The vertical growing system is also environmental friendly because the machines used in other farming systems which emit harmful gases are not really necessary.
A vertical growing system will help you fully utilize the space you have no matter how small it is. The crops that are grown using the vertical growing system grow vertically and hence only use little space. You can use the extra space to grow more crops which is sure to lead to an increase your overall crop yield. Plants such as pumpkins tend to take up a lot of space in one’s garden but adopting the vertical growing system will allow you to save up on space and hence let you grow other crops. Vertical growing system is especially recommended for climbers such as tomatoes and passion fruits. You do not have to go grocery shopping just because you live in an urban area or if you have a small kitchen garden since this system will work very well for you.
Those who use this system get to harvest crops all year round regardless of the season or climate. Climate change in the vertical growing system is wholly controlled by technology and therefore outside changes in climate do not affect your crop yield in any way. If you have a tender to supply vegetables, fruits or flowers all year round, this is the perfect solution.
Another advantage is that the vertical growing system is very cost efficient. Mechanisms in the vertical growing systems ensure that your mind is at ease since you do not have to think about how your crops are going to be sprayed at all. This system contains bio-security measures that ensure that your crops are safe from pests and diseases. If you are growing crops for sale, you incur transport costs when moving your yields from your garden to your customers but this can be avoided through the use of the vertical growing system. You save on transport costs by setting up your vertical growing system at a location near your customers.