Hazel is a home/indoor hydroponic system that will help you grow fresh vegetables and herbs year-round. It's made for small spaces, is easily customizable, and can grow and change with you. Approximate dimensions: 2' wide x 5' tall x 6 deep.
Because hazel is a closed system, plants are grown with significantly less water than traditional methods. Plants also grow 25-30% faster because the roots are in constant contact with the right amount of nutrients, water, and oxygen. No soil or other substrate is needed. What's special about hazel.
Unfortunately, most home hydroponic systems are large, impossible to alter, and expensive. Hazel is compact, easily modified, and starts at $299.
All of our product packages are created with a few core concepts in mind. That's a little out of reach for us, so we've stuck with proven, widely available, food-grade materials with the goal of providing packages for as little cost as possible. Works out of the box. We offer all-in-one packages of the cheapest, best materials that are easy to maintainespecially in small spaces. At our core, we're diyers who want everything to fit perfectly into our apartments.
Although all of our packages work out of the box, they are designed to be easily modified to fit your unique needs (and to make it look attractive in your space). The commercial hydroponic industry is boomingas they innovate, hydroponic technology available to general consumers is getting cheaper and better all of the time. Our modular design means you can easily update any part at any time. We refuse to lock you into a system you can't improve down the road.A green thumb isn't something you're born withit just means you know what to do to keep your plants alive. Most plant care is simple, so we'll ensure you're well equipped to be successful from seed to harvest. Hazel is for anyone who wants immediate access to fresh, nutritious vegetables and herbs. Specifically, hazel works great for.
People who want to try what they can't get at the store. Grow lettuce that comes from ancient babylon or the basil italian cooks have sworn by for 300 years. Grow over the winter and easily clone plants indoors to get ready for spring. People who live in small spaces.If you have 5' of vertical space and 24.25 of horizontal space on a wall, hazel will fit. Imagine picking your produce and herbs 10 steps from your stove. If you love watching plants grow, imagine having a built-in space for experimentationclone cuttings and try your hand at growing dinner. If you can keep a basic philodendron alive, you're already set. Teach your kids where their food comes fromit actually helps them eat more veggies. 4 vertical towers made of schedule 40 pvc, each with 4 plant sites for a total of 16 (all tower materials are food-grade).
3-gallon, food-grade water reservoir with hinged lid for easy access. 200 gph submersible pump with pre-filter. Mechanical outlet timer (15 min on/off). 16, 2 neoprene growing collars.Please note: grow lights, support straps, seeds and other growing supplies are not included. Please see the last image of the listing for an overview of what's included. Hazel comes with hydroponics hardware you need, but in order to start growing, you'll also need water, nutrients, seeds and a way to start them. Add the starter grow kit, and you'll receive. 16 organic seed starter plugs. Pre-weighed nutrients (used by pros worldwide for optimum plant growth)enough to feed your plants for about 4 months. Bonus free m&s rare heirloom herb and veggie seeds (look for the gold pouch). Unless your tower is immediately facing a window (within a foot), you'll need some simple, supplemental grow lights to achieve the best results.
In fact, we don't recommend trying to grow indoors without these specialized lights. We don't recommend trying to grow with regular light bulbs.Hazel light support straps allow you to position your lights directly in front of your plantsthe preferred position for optimum plant health. Hardware: metal grommets with a metal ring hanger. 2, 2 stainless steel eye bolt hooks and anchors. Consider how you'll hang the lights - wall mount kit.
The easiest way to hang your straps is on a support mounted just above the towerour super simple wall mount kit will allow you to place your lights exactly where you want them. The wall mount kit includes. 2 wall-mounted brackets with hardware.Lights are not included with the hazel home hydroponic system or light support straps. We recommend using 3 or 4 foot t8 full-spectrum grow lightsyou'll need 6 total.
While these are usually inexpensive and easily available, online listings and prices change constantly. We've typically had the best success searching for "t8 grow lights"we like the full spectrum (sun-like) lights and they are typically available for $10-15 each. We're happy to answer your questions, so please message us. Hazel is a do-it-yourself (diy) parts kit: the parts, assembled as instructed will help you build a home hydroponic garden; however you assume the liability for ensuring everything is correctly assembled, does not leak, and is securely anchored to the wall.
We want you to be successful, so consider us your partners in this diy journey. You must secure hazel to a wall: your hydroponic garden will fall over if you do not secure it to the wall. Included in this package is hardware for securing to drywall. If your wall surface is different, you will likely need different hardware.
You must test the system to ensure there are no leaks: at most, hazel holds 3 gallons of waterso it's not enough to flood your house, but it is enough to cause problems, especially if you have power strips on the floor nearby. There are at least three options to secure your pvc connections: 1 pressure fit together (most likely to leak); 2 wrap inner connections with thread sealing (plumber's) tape (leaks less likely, but certainly possible); 3 use pvc cement (if applied properly, connections are sealed to prevent all leaks). Pvc cement is not included in the kit, but message us if you have questions. When assembled, the hazel kit is intended to be used an indoor hydroponic garden: hazel is intended for growing small plants in an indoor setting. You are responsible for choosing what you grow: specifically, hazel is designed for compact leafy greens, herbs, and other plants with compact root systems.
You're welcome to experiment with your hydroponic garden, but please remember that root mass and other organic matter could cause pipe blockage and leaks. Our best advice: check your experiments frequently, and make sure you've thought through how your plants grow. You assume the risks of eating or consuming what you grow: you choose what you grow, so you also assume any risks associated with consuming it, including the growing method (the hazel system). Don't let children assemble hazel or use hazel without adult supervision.Included in the kit are a pump and timer with their own respective product safety information.