Passive Systems

Passive kits and systems consist of hand or capillary-watering (also known as wick systems).

Hand-watering is exactly what it says – watering by hand. This method depends on how much effort the grower is willing to put in, but does not really offer much more than traditional fertilisation techniques.

Whilst capillary-watering can be achieved through a range of techniques such as using a valve from a reservoir, having pots that sit on a regularly watered capillary matting, sitting pots in a shallow reservoir, where the capillary action draws the solution up the media; or placing individual pots in trays or saucers that the solution is put into.

An example of this type of simple system is the PLANT!T GoGro.

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