Category - General

Soil, Coco and Pebbles… What’s the difference?

  • Published on January 18th, 2019
  • Category: General

Why is choosing the right media so important? Choosing a medium is a very hard and daunting task as it plays a huge role in your crops success. At One Stop, we like to make things nice and easy for you, so here’s a breakdown of the different types of media, what to expect from ...

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Four Essential Stocking Fillers For 2018

  • Published on December 18th, 2018
  • Category: General

It’s Nearly Christmas! It’s that time of year again when everybody is scrambling for gifts in our high street stores and it’s utter chaos. Well, we’ve made it easy for you at One Stop to get those perfect fillers for your stockings! We’ve picked out four handy and affordable products that any grower would love ...

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Safeguard your Hydroponics Grow From Going Dry

  • Published on December 13th, 2018
  • Category: General

Automate Topping Up Your Reservoir Tank! Growing with hydroponics has a wealth of great benefits. Whether it’s in an NFT, a Flood & Drain or a “dripper type” hydroponics system, it offers one of the fastest plant growth speeds possible while maintaining complete, continuous control of nutrient strength levels. Virtually all types of hydroponics system ...

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The AirComfort Sensor – How to Keep Track of Humidity & Temps in your Garden

Most growers find out very quickly that one of the biggest keys to success (or cause of failure) is their growing environment’s conditions. Getting the air temperature and relative humidity right makes a huge difference, If you ignore either or both of these important factors then plant health, growth speed and crop size are highly ...

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How to Get the Most From Your Euro Reflector

Bend it, Shape it, Any way you want it! The humble Euro Reflector, also known as the “barn-type” reflector is an old stalwart of growing equipment. This is due in no small way to its price. When a reflector can be had for less than £20.00, you can bet its going to be the go-to ...

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Trimming, Drying and Curing – Getting It Right

  • Published on November 14th, 2018
  • Category: General

So You’ve Just Finished the Flowering Cycle… What to do Next Though it may be tempting to get stuck in straight after harvest, you’re going to need to hang-on a little longer until your plant materials are ready to consume. Luckily, it’s well worth the wait: getting the trimming, drying and curing process spot-on can ...

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One Stop Grow Shop Cannock – The UK’s Biggest Grow Shop?

  • Published on November 5th, 2018
  • Category: General

Our Cannock Superstore is now open! Follow the updates from it’s construction below! UPDATE 1 // 01.08.18  After many months of waiting, we’re incredibly happy to announce that work is now underway on fitting out our new Cannock superstore! Cannock is situated in the West Midlands (right next to the M6 and A38), which is ...

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Top Tips For Growing In Cold Conditions

  • Published on October 30th, 2018
  • Category: General

Plants and air temperature Plants like their air to be kept reasonably temperate. As the colder weather begins to draw in, it can be difficult to keep the air around your plants in the sweet-spot of 23C – 28C (28C being the absolute maximum temp you ever want at the tips of the plant without ...

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400 Volt 600 Watt Shootout – Which is the best 400 Volt Lamp?

In our last shootout, we tested 10 different 230 volt 600 watt HPS lamps and found out which one was best. In this article we are testing four 400 volt lamps to find out which is the pick of the bunch. 400 volt HPS technology has been around in the greenhouse industry for a long ...

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600 Watt 230v HPS Grow Lamp Shootout – We find the Best 600w HPS Bulb!

The Future is Bright! (as long as you choose the right grow lamp) There is a bewildering number of different brands and models of 600 watt grow lamp on the market. If you are putting together the equipment for your first grow, or just looking to replace your ageing grow lamp, how can you know ...

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