Category - General

The Best Nutrients for Beginners

The amount of different brands of nutrients out there can be a bit bewildering for a beginner. How to decide which brand to go for is a difficult decision to make. They all claim to be the best and sing their own praises. There are a few brands that we would rule out for beginners ...

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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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Photosynthesis

Put simply, photosynthesis is a chemical process within a plant which makes food for the plant to live and grow. To do this the plant requires 3 things – carbon dioxide (CO2), water (H20), and light. The plant uses the energy of the light to convert the carbon dioxide and water into glucose (sugar). Oxygen ...

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Plants and Far-Red Light

What us humans call “light” is actually just a part of the electromagnetic radiation spectrum that our eyes can sense. If electromagnetic radiation bounces off a surface and our eyes can “perceive” it then we call it light. However, other parts of the electromagnetic spectrum are sometimes referred to as light too. Light that we ...

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5 Handy Grow Room Tools

5 Great Tools for your Grow Room There are several essentials that you need to get growing indoors. As a bare minimum, you need a grow-system or pots, media, a tent, a grow light, an extraction system, and nutrients. However, there are a few handy extras that can make your growing better and/or your life ...

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How to Grow Indoor using LEDS

The latest premium LED grow lights have now surpassed what can be achieved per watt of electricity than with an HPS. If you’re a seasoned grower and you have just taken delivery of your first LED grow light then it is worth knowing that there are some slight differences to growing under an LED grow ...

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Growing Indoors – A Guide To Basic Hydroponics

Deciding to start indoor growing can be a very exciting prospect. It is true that there is a lot to learn. However, don’t get daunted, getting to grips with the basics is fairly simple, the rest you can just enjoy learning along the way. What you will need You will need equipment to successfully grow ...

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Introducing – Monkey Nutrients (Q&A)

So today, we’re joined by the Monkey Nutrients team. Made by growers for growers, Monkey Nutrients provides you with a complete range of tried and tested products, taking the best elements from other ranges & combining them into a specially formulated and vastly improved formula. Monkey Nutrients started in 2020 after years of developing their ...

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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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