Vertical Hydroponic Gardens
Garden Towers for Australia
Our range of vertical hydroponic gardens and hydroponic tower gardens are designed produce excellent yields in small spaces. Our vertical hydroponic systems are perfect for vertical farming & use as a hydroponic herb garden and we know from experience that they’re the best on the market.
What Are Hydroponic Vertical Gardens?
A quality hydroponic vertical garden is an extremely efficient method of growing your own herbs & vegetables by stacking layers of vertical planters into a hydroponic garden tower. Vertical hydroponics uses less space and will usually produce significantly more yield than standard horizontal gardening methods. Hydroponic garden towers will use less water and often require less overall maintenance.
Our vertical hydroponic systems are designed to maximise your vertical hydroponics tower’s productivity and reduce water usage whilst providing excellent results with minimal effort. Our vertical hydroponic garden range is suitable for use as both hydroponic vertical gardens or tower gardens using standard soil. We know that our range represents the best vertical hydroponics towers Australia has to offer. You’ll get everything you need to get your started with hydroponic vertical farming including excellent Australian support.
Vertical Hydroponic Garden Frequently Asked Questions
Do vertical hydroponic garden systems work?
There’s lots of benefits to using a vertical hydroponic garden to grow your herbs, vegetables & fruits. Many customers will be able to generate greater yields from your plants in a smaller space because of the stacking nature of the vertical garden tower. If you’re space is limited or you’re interested in urban farming you’ll be impressed by the results these vertical hydroponic systems generate over and above traditional herb & vegetable gardens. In our opinion our vertical gardens will outperform a aeroponic tower garden every time and we’re confident that you’ll find that these are the best hydroponic towers Australia has to offer.
How does a vertical hydroponic system work?
A vertical hydroponic system is used to grow plants vertically using freestanding stacking planters that use either standard soil or a hydroponic growing medium. The vertical hydroponic system is watered from the top allowing the nutrients to cascade down through the individual layers reaching all of the levels in your hydroponic tower garden Australia. Hydroponic towers can be freestanding or attached to a wall and both types have their advantages. We find that the freedom of freestanding hydroponic vertical gardens is hard to beat and requires significantly less effort to install.
What grows well in a hydroponic tower garden?
We’ve received a lot of feedback from our customers that have had lots of success growing a wide variety of herbs, vegetables & fruit in their hydroponic towers. Please see the table below for a selection of the herbs, fruits & vegetables that can be grown in a vertical hydroponic system. Vertical garden ideas are really only limited to what your grow tower can safely support in your grow area.
|Plant Type||Plant Details|
|Vegetables||Lettuce, Spinach, Kale, Celery, Capsicum, Beans, Swiss Chard, Carrots, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Garlic, Onions, Chillies, Tomatoes, Beet Root, Potatoes & Pumpkin.|
|Herbs||Coriander, Basil, Chives, Oregano, Parsley, Cumin, Beebalm (Bergamot), Borage, Chervil, Cilantro, Dill, Lemon Balm, Lemon Grass, Marjoram, Mint, Nasturtium, Rosemary, Sage, Savory, Stevia, Thyme & Wheat Grass plus many others.|
|Fruits||Strawberries, Small Melons|
Can you grow herbs in a hydroponic vertical herb garden?
Our freestanding hydroponic vertical garden systems are an excellent solution for a vertical herb garden. Supermarket bought herbs are often expensive and can be a waste if we don’t use the whole herb plant for your recipe. The simple convenience of being able to go out to your backyard, patio or balcony and harvest what you need from your vertical herb garden is efficient and a time advantage. You’ll be able to successfully grow herbs like Coriander, Basil, Chives, Oregano, Parsley, Mint, Cumin, Beebalm (Bergamot), Borage, Chervil, Cilantro, Dill, Lemon Balm, Lemon Grass, Marjoram, Mint, Nasturtium, Rosemary, Sorrel, Sage, Savory, Stevia, Thyme & Wheat Grass plus many others.
Do Carrots grow in a vertical hydroponic garden?
You will definitely be able to grow carrots in a hydroponic vertical garden and you’ll often get more yield than you would growing carrots in the ground. Please be aware that some root vegetables like carrots will grow a little crooked when grown in a hydroponic planter tower, however they’ll be equally, if not more nutritious than Carrots & other root vegetables grown in the ground. Another thought to keep in mind is that you would need approximately 13 to 18 times more space growing traditionally on the ground compared to what you’ll be able to grow in your grow tower.
Are these vertical planters suitable for a hydroponic vegetable tower?
We get a lot of enquiries from customers looking for an efficient and cost effective vertical vegetable garden. Our experience has shown that a wide variety of vegetables can be grown abundantly in a vertical hydroponic garden kit. As long as you have enough sunlight you’ll be able to grow an excellent variety of vegetables in your vertical vegetable garden. Some examples of the vegetables that we’ve successfully cultivated are Lettuce, Spinach, Kale, Celery, Capsicum, Beans, Swiss Chard, Carrots, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Garlic, Onions, Chillies, Tomatoes, Beet Root, Potatoes & Pumpkin.
What is a hydroponic vertical garden?
A vertical hydroponic garden kit is a simple way to grow your herbs, vegetables & fruits in a hydroponic medium (organic or conventional) by stacking the plants in individual layers vertically. It’s critical that each separate layer in your hydroponic vertical garden gets the sunlight it needs and enough air flow. Our vertical hydroponics customers usually setup their vertical hydroponic system plants in a growth medium of Coco Coir Pete and Perlite (natural volcanic glass) at a a ratio of 80% Coco Coir to 20% Perlite. This growth medium makes sure that the plants get enough aeration around their root systems and good drainage to avoid root rot. Hydroponic vertical gardens have significant advantages over hydroponic wall gardens & other traditional gardening methods. These advantages include:
- Greater yield on your herbs & vegetables per square meter of growing area compared to traditional horizontal ground gardens.
- Excellent for urban farming where space is limited and because we sell freestanding hydroponic vertical gardens they’re perfectly suited to growing in backyards, balconies, patios and rooftops.
- Up to 90% more water efficient, especially when using recirculating hydroponic systems.
- Hydroponic vertical gardens also eliminate the risk of soil borne diseases.
- Allows you to grow all year round depending on your region’s climate and allows you to grow indoors.
These really are the easiest hydroponic herb garden kit Australia has to offer.
Can these hydroponic vertical garden systems be used outdoors?
For every successful garden your crops will need receive adequate sunlight. You’ll generally be able to get much more yield growing outdoors with a vertical hydroponic system compared to growing your garden traditionally in the ground. When you consider the climate we have here in Australia our vertical hydroponic garden systems are perfectly suited to achieving excellent results outdoors. The freestanding vertical garden design makes these towers perfect for placement on a balcony or patio as well. If you the best indoor hydroponic garden Australia has available, these systems are great, but you’ll obviously need a light source.
Are vertical hydroponics easy to maintain?
Our hydroponic vertical garden systems are quite easy to maintain. Primarily due to the freestanding design you can get access to your herbs & vegetables and check on their progress easily. You’ll find that if you issues with your back you’ll no longer have to bend down constantly to weed & inspect. Watering the vertical gardens is done by watering the top layer of the vertical hydroponic system and allowing the water and nutrients to cascade down to the layers underneath. Our heavy duty trollies enable you to easily move your vertical hydroponic garden as you see fit.
Can I grow tomatoes in a hydroponic vertical garden?
A hydroponic vertical garden is one of the simpler ways to grow tomatoes. Growing tomatoes always requires good sunlight (usually about 6 hours/day) and tomatoes will need a lot of water. Many customers have reported success growing tomatoes with a hydroponic garden tower. Be aware that the tomato vines will likely need a little extra support in the same way that they would if you were growing your tomatoes traditionally.
How do I water my hydroponic garden tower?
Watering your hydroponic tower is simple. Water the top layer of the tower garden letting the water and nutrients filter down to each layer of vertical planters below. Each individual level is designed with drainage holes in the the centre and the outer areas of the planter layer ensuing all of your plant’s root systems can access the nutrients they need. Our vertical hydroponics tower is designed so that water won’t pool and this helps prevent root rot.
Is the hydroponic planter tower made from food safe material?
The short answer is yes. The stackable layers are made from Polypropylene (5) which one of the most inert plastics available. This is the type of material that you’ll find used in food storage for yogurt in the supermarket. Additional the vertical garden system has been UV treated to ensure durability over the long term.
Is there a difference between a vertical garden and vertical planters?
There is no real difference between a vertical garden and vertical planters. They are really just different names for the same type of vertical gardening system.