Plants to grow in hydroponics or aquaponics for beginners

Certain plants grow better in hydroponic and aquaponic systems, and you want to make sure you start by growing plants that you will have the most success with. Herbs and leafy green vegetables are by far the best beginner plants to grow for both hydroponics and aquaponics. Try these types for the most success:

  1. Lettuce
  2. Arugula
  3. Spinach
  4. Basil
  5. Oregano
  6. Chives
  7. Watercress
  8. Mint (orange mint or peppermint)

If you want to try growing more advanced vegetables, try these:

  1. Radishes
  2. Tomatoes
  3. Cucumbers
  4. Peppers


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