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Legalisation of Controlled Substances in Uruguay.

  • Published on August 29th, 2013
  • Category: General

August 2013 is the month that saw the South American country of Uruguay take one step closer to the mac daddy of all legal arguments. The logic behind the decision is fairly straightforward and the intention is to fight a long-standing history of organised crime and cartels propagating the trafficking of controlled substances in the ...

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The Benefits of a Bricks and Mortar Location

  • Published on August 22nd, 2013
  • Category: General

The Benefits of a Bricks and Mortar Location Why bricks and clicks is the way forward for retailers Despite the rapid growth of ecommerce, consumers are still seeking the convenience of a physical location to browse and collect goods. A recent report by retail agency Live and Breather revealed that 22% of 16-34 olds surveyed ...

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The Best Way to Get Started is to Get Started

There is little so satisfying as seeing crops you started from tiny cuttings blossom into delicious, fresh produce. Instead of sowing your plants from seed, cloning cuttings from a mother plant will yield quicker results – and it’s cheap. The best way to achieve success is to invest in some top quality equipment, follow some ...

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Hydroponics for healthy eating

  • Published on August 12th, 2013
  • Category: General

It is generally accepted that for good human health, it is a wise idea to include lots of fruit and vegetables in our diet. Fruit and vegetables contain natural anti-oxidants, vitamins and micronutrients that are hard to get from other sources of food. On top of that, most fruit and vegetables are sources of fibre, ...

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Starting Out in Hydroponics

  • Published on July 31st, 2013
  • Category: General

Starting Out in Hydroponics Beginning any new hobby involves steep learning curves and periods of trial and error and the same is certainly true of hydroponics. If you’re thinking about dipping your toe in the water and seeing if hydroponics is for you then you’ll need two important things:   1)    The Equipment – A ...

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4 Common Character Traits of a Hydroponic Grower

Every single hobby or endeavor has a wide variety of people taking part and whilst it’s impossible to put people into clean, well defined boxes, we can always look at those common traits that seem to fit well into hydroponic growing. 1. Patient It’s no shock to most people reading this blog that a plant ...

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How Quality Equipment Can Mean Everything

How Quality Equipment Can Mean Everything In an ideal world, the highest quality products would be available to everybody and there would be no reason for anybody to purchase items lower in quality than the very best. However, we must live in the real world and sometimes a less expensive alternative is better that no ...

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Summer and the scourge of Pythium!

As we enter the warmer months of summer, you may find that some hydroponics growers begin to get a bit of an anxious look on their faces with just a mention of the word “pythium”. Now, while the summer brings lots of long, bright days which are ideal for the fast growing of plants, there ...

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Hydroponics as a Hobby

Hydroponics is a term used to describe growing plants which are rooted in an artificial medium as opposed to soil. Over the past few decades, gardeners at both commercial and amateur levels have become interested in using this method to grow their plants, which is also sometimes known as nutriculture, soilless culture and water culture ...

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