Many people in this world are turning to hydroponic gardens to grow their fruits, vegetables, and herbs. In a recent article published in Maximum Yield Magazine, author Dr. Lynette Morgan says, “Fortunately, flavor in fruits and vegetables is something that can be manipulated to various degrees by the grower—and in hydroponics we have far greater control over growth factors than we do with outdoor crops—so there’s no reason for our homegrown flavors not to be fantastic…” Restaurant owner, Homaro Cantu, recently made an aeroponics(a type of hydroponic gardening) garden in the basement of one of his restaurants because he realized the value of taste that comes from growing hydroponically.
Chefs are not the only ones talking about hydroponics. A cast of hydroponic garden hobbyists created a podcast called “Heavy T’s Grow Show”, where listeners can call and ask questions, listen to interviews, and receive prizes just for calling in. With the influx of people turning to hydroponics, especially in more arid desert regions like Phoenix, Arizona, it must be an easy way to grow plants, right? Aaron Heimes of AZ Growing located in Scottsdale, Arizona says, “You need to pick up a book. The book that I read and helped me get started is How-to Hydroponicsby Keith Roberto.” Reading about hydroponics and the do-it-yourself techniques will teach anyone how to make their food taste better.