Is a Grow Tent Worth It
Whether you are completely new to hydroponic growing or are a grower of indoor plants looking to increase the yield of your crop, you’ve likely heard that having a grow tent can be helpful. Grow tents allow growers to have access to crops year-long and can even have some cost-savings benefits too. Beyond being convenient, they can also allow you to have better crops with more abundant harvests making your time spent growing well worth the effort.
At Tree of Life, we sometimes get asked, are grow tents worth it? Though every person’s growing goals are different, we think grow tents are a great investment that can help to nurture healthy plants and make your growing experience more enjoyable. We know that getting started with hydroponic growing can be overwhelming both with so much to learn and with the variety of products you’ll need to get started. We are proud to help make your growing journey easier by offering education and support every step of the way.
In this post, we help you understand why having a grow tent can be beneficial for you and your plants. See our reasons for why you should use a grow tent below and get ready to fall in love with growing. Ready to get started? Simplify your growing setup with one of our grow tent kits designed to set you up for success.
Why Use a Grow Tent?
Using a grow tent has many benefits and could be the perfect addition to your growing setup. See our top reasons for why you should use a grow tent and start getting more out of your growing journey.
Grow Crops Year-Round – one of the best reasons to consider adding a grow tent to your growing setup is that they allow you to create the perfect conditions for year-round growing. Whether you grow cannabis or other crops such as tomatoes, lettuce, or herbs you don’t have to pause growing over the winter. Enjoy having the crops your care about most readily available allowing you to save money on grocery bills and enjoy the crops your desire year-round.
Grow Plants Faster – when you grow plants outdoors or even indoors without a grow tent, there are many variables that can go wrong making growth less optimal. Too much or too little light as well as variations in humidity are factors that can affect growth speed. A grow tent allows you to get the growing environment just right and can expedite the growing process while providing you with beautiful plants. Our previous post, What Lights Should I Use for Growing Plants offers insight into choosing the best lights to pair with your grow tent to achieve your growing goals.
Reduce Risk of Pests – aphids, spider mites and other pests can be devastating to plants. When you have a grow tent, you can reduce the risk of crops being ruined due to pests by keeping them out from the start. This is one of the top reasons to consider using a grow tent, especially if you live in an area where these pests are a regular problem.
Grow More Efficiently – grow tents are designed to help plants thrive and be efficient while doing so. Beyond allowing plants to grow faster, you can also expect to use fewer resources to grow your plants too. Cut down on how much water you’ll need to use and ensure lighting is perfect by using a grow tent to control as many variables as possible. If you grow many plants, this can lead to cost savings overall and help you produce greater harvests.
Use Space More Effectively – if you have limited space for outdoor growing or only a few spaces in your home that get adequate light a grow tent might be your new best friend. Grow tents come in a variety of size options allow for you to take up as little or as much space in your home as you’d like. Look for a 2x2 grow tent for smaller spaces or go big with a 5x5 grow tent, there is an ideal sized grow tent for any growing need.
Hydroponic growing is fun, convenient, and rewarding. A grow tent is an essential component of a hydroponic grow tent kit and is one of the must-have supplies when getting started with hydroponic growing. We understand that knowing what to buy can feel tricky, that’s why we are always here to answer your questions and provide our best suggestions.
Contact us today to learn more about getting started or visit us in-store at our Pickering or Bowmanville hydroponic supply store locations. We look forward to helping you succeed with growing.