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The One Stop Grow Shop Brand Refresh

  • Published on January 19th, 2017
  • Category: General

We’re having a refresh, keeping it current and making sure our branding reflects the incredible experience we pride ourselves on giving our customers. One Stop Grow Shop has been going for over 12 years! We’ve come a long way since our director Joe and his dog, Harvey, started up in a small industrial unit in ...

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The Great One Stop Price Freeze

  • Published on September 22nd, 2016
  • Category: General

As you may have noticed, there’s been quite a bit of volatility in the financial markets lately. Recent months have seen the pound lose a chunk of its value against the dollar.  This has a huge knock-on effect for us as retailers — the cost of importing goods from other countries increases as the pound’s purchasing power ...

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Why Does the World Not Agree With Morocco?

  • Published on December 5th, 2013
  • Category: General

Morocco and its Fascination for Tomato Plants Since the uproar created by the Uruguayan government and their recent decisions to legalise the cultivation of certain plants, another country as hit the headlines with their decision to stop ignoring the potential benefits of a type of plant typically associated with misuse. Nobody has come out to ...

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The Tomato Growers Savings Club

  • Published on November 21st, 2013
  • Category: General

Christmas is an expensive time for all of us and a helping hand towards the end of the year is not something many of us would turn away. Forget catalogues and Love2Shop vouchers, the Tomato Growers Savings Club is a great way to turn your back on January austerity. As part of the Tomato Growers ...

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The Character Traits of a Good Hydroponic Grower

  • Published on November 17th, 2013
  • Category: General

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. Patience It’s no shock to most people reading this blog that a plant cannot ...

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Are You Smarter than A Tomato Plant?

  • Published on November 7th, 2013
  • Category: General

If you really put a lot of thought into it and consider what a plant must do in its struggle to survive, you may find yourself thinking about how much more intelligent a plant is than yourself or your friends. Whilst as human beings there are many aspects of our existence that baffle scientists even ...

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Hydroponics as a Part of the National Curriculum

  • Published on November 1st, 2013
  • Category: General

Despite having an education system that seems to have been working for us for over 100 years, our government are becoming a little cavalier with the complexities of the British education system. Teachers are striking and kids are leaving schools with exam results that don’t reflect their intelligence and the whole setup is a complete ...

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3 Things the Prime Minister Could Learn from Hydroponic Growers

  • Published on October 3rd, 2013
  • Category: General

Could those years of hydroponic growing make you a potential candidate for the most powerful job in the country? We think the prime minister could learn a thing or two from growers. Of course, this isn’t a dig at our current leader, but more directed to those folk in politics who have never had the ...

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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 Best Way to Get Started is to Get Started

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

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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