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Mineral VS Organic Feeds

What does “Organic” Mean? The word “organic”, when it comes to the fruit, veg and even meat, tends to conjure up the idea that the produce is superior in terms of flavour and nutrition. For those who know a little more, it means that the farmer works with the soil and nature rather than working ...

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Optilux Grow Lights – Amazing Value for Money

Want to Start Growing on a Budget? You won’t go wrong with Optilux! We love it when we come across a new range of products that deliver performance that belies their price-points. Recently, we came across the Optilux range of light products. The range includes a 1000w DE fixture, a 1000w DE HPS lamp, a ...

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Introducing The Maxibright 200w & 300w LED Grow Lights

2 New Models of the Maxibright Daylight LED Grow Lights Have Arrived We make no secret of the fact that we love the 660w Maxibright Daylight LED grow light. It has a great spectrum, its highly efficient, and because of its design, it has a far superior footprint and a much more even spread of ...

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Introducing Ecothrive Kits

Ecothrive kits are a great introduction to the world of organic additives, harnessing the power of beneficial microorganisms to push growth rates and plant health to new levels. They work particularly well for growers in soil and coco, and they’ll deliver great results with both organic and mineral based feeds. These kits are even greater ...

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Keeping Your Grow Room Temperatures Down Over Summer

It is that time of year again, and outdoor temperatures are starting to rise. The sunny weather is something we all forward to, but unfortunately, it’s not always so great for your indoor garden… Once grow room temperatures start to creep past optimal levels of around 25 degrees Celsius, leaf stomata close up, photosynthesises rates ...

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5 Lockdown Essentials to keep you growing sweetly!

Lockdown has been extended (no shock there), but don’t worry, we’ve got everything you need to keep growing sweetly through the remainder of your isolation period. 1) Nutrients – it’s self-explanatory, without food, your plants can’t grow! We’ve the biggest range of nutrients available, in-stock, ready to go. Make sure you’ve got enough to get ...

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Growing Organically with Soil and Beneficial Microbes

Growing the Natural Way Plain old soil  is amongst the most natural things on this planet. It’s almost everywhere, with the only notable exceptions being deserts, the arctic regions, and the sea.. Evolution and Soil The soil on planet earth has been created by the progression of millions of years of biological activity. When plants ...

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All about Nitrogen

Nitrogen (N) in it’s normal state is a colourless and odourless gas. It is highly abundant and makes up a whopping 79% of the air that we breathe. It is relatively unreactive and the atoms happily exist in pairs as N2 molecules as a gas at normal temperatures and pressures. Although nitrogen is a gas ...

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All about Phosphorus

Phosphorus is a fairly abundant element which is vital for life. It is highly reactive and quickly oxidises in the presence of oxygen and so it is usually found in the form of phosphate (P2O5). It’s energetic reactivity makes it excellent for energy storage and for fuelling the metabolism in plants and animals. One place ...

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All about Potassium

Potassium is the last of the 3 macronutrients and is symbolised by the letter “K”. It is a grey-coloured alkali metal and its name, in arabic, is “Kalium” which means “plant ashes” because it can be sourced from burned plant matter. Because of this, it is also sometimes called “Potash” and that is where we ...

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