It’s that time of the year when your plants begin to freeze up because they’re exposed to the cold outside. Conventional ways of planting make a lot of people stop planting when winter is knocking on the door. But individuals that have used grow tents think otherwise.
Grow tents are a great invention, I tell you. As a matter of fact, I’d like to say they’re lifesavers. I’ve not only come to sing the praise of grow tents, but I’ve also come to share with you some of the benefits of using grow tents to grow your plants.
The Benefits Of Growing In A Plant Grow Tent
Yes. Growing a plant in a grow tent offers a lot of privacy. No one else knows what you’ve planted inside your grow tent except when you tell them. This is particularly useful for homeowners living in large households.
It takes prying eyes off your plants and saves you the stress of answering interview questions with regards to your plants. Again, it also keeps people in the dark especially when you’re growing weed and you wouldn’t like people to know what you’re doing.
A lot of us would love to plant a lot of things but we are always limited by outdoor growing space. The little space available is covered by flowers and there’s nothing one can do but to look for alternatives.
This is where grow tents step in to solve the issue of space. Even at that, the space offered by the grow tent may not be enough but can be managed.
The fact that grow tents come in various sizes makes it even better as you can simply take note of the available space you have in your home and buy a tent that will suit the space.
Growing in a grow tent gives you control of the climate where your plants are grown. From the amount of light, to the plant height, as well as watering, and nutrient addition, the list is endless – you control the growth environment.
Keeps The Pests Away
Grow tents come with zippers and are usually made from a thick fabric material. As a result, they prevent pests and some other unwanted plant bugs from visiting your plants. This ensures that your plants have a good environment to grow in hence increases yield capacity of the plants.
However, you must keep the zipper locked always when you’re not inside the tent. In addition, the floor of the tent must be kept clean. A dirty tent floor is an invitation to unwanted elements.
Whether you’re growing weed or you’re planting tomatoes, a grow tent gives you a great deal of control over your plant’s growing conditions. It also helps you appreciate nature when you take a peek via the observation window and see a sprout.
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Hello! I’m Jessica Zander, a garden coach and consultant based in the Boston area (zone 6b), offering virtual consultations across the country and Canada.
I’ve been passionate about gardening since the early 1990s, and in 2022, I launched You Can Do It Gardening to empower individuals to feel more confident in their gardening endeavors.
Following a 30-year career in nonprofit finance and operations, I transitioned out of that field in mid-June of 2023 due to the growing demand for coaching services. Interestingly, my years of presenting financial statements to boards and finance committees proved to be valuable experience for teaching people about gardening! I enjoy sharing skills, providing guidance and suggestions, and collaborating efficiently with clients to make significant improvements to their outdoor spaces, both small and large. I also regularly teach at the Arlington Continuing Education and Cambridge Adult Education.
My approach is direct and practical, akin to Mary Poppins, but tailored to your garden. Clients find satisfaction in saving money and taking pride in their own gardening achievements.