Category - Product Testing & Reviews

BudBox Lite vs BudBox Pro

The Battle of the Boxes – it’s BudBox Lite Vs BudBox Pro Since 2004, BudBox have been (and remain) the leading and most trusted grow tent producers in the indoor horticulture industry, and it’s easy to see why! All BudBox tents feature excellent quality, robust and highly reflective tent linings, which are well stitched and ...

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The 660w Maxibright Daylight LED Grow Light Arrives

The traditional HPS grow light for all intents and purposes is a fixed point light source. A lamp is installed inside a reflector, which then spreads the light out to cover an area such as 1.2m squared. For a long time, the design of LED grow lights has mimicked this idea, with all the LEDs ...

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600w 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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Which is the Best CDM/CMH Grow Light for Me?

How to choose a CDM Going back a few years, Metal Halide lamps were the standard choice for vegging or supplementary lighting to give a more balanced spectrum in a flowering setup. Ceramic Discharge Metal Halide (also known as CDM or CMH) grow lights have risen considerably in popularity in the last few years. They ...

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What’s the Best Grow Light Reflector?

Shine a little Light on me! A grow lamp consists of 3 main parts – the ballast, the lamp and the reflector. The job of the ballast is to convert mains electricity into a form that can fire and run a lamp as efficiently as possible. The main differences between different ballasts are whether they ...

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What Is Purpinator & How Does It Work?…

Building on the success of the much loved Terpinator, Purpinator gives you the ability to bring out your plants natural genetics to create richer colours, aromas and tastes, but how does it do that?… Purpinator naturally stimulates & activates certain intra-cellular biochemical processes within your plants to facilitate increased production of important flavonoids like anthocyanins, ...

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Introducing the Amazing SANlight Q6W

Yet again, LED Grow Lights take another leap forward! One of the general facts of life is that technology is always advancing. And this is still true of LED grow lights which continue to improve, thanks to the continuous advances made by LED manufacturers such as Osram, Samsung and Cree. When these advances are diligently ...

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Push Plant Growth to New Levels with a Pro-Leaf CO2 Controller

So, you’ve got everything nailed down – you’ve mastered your lighting, environment and feeding and you’re pulling in large quantities of high-grade produce. What next? Well, if this is you, the thing to investigate is carbon dioxide (CO2) supplementation. CO2 levels are one of the key factors that dictate rates of photosynthesis. Plants take the ...

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Cloth Pots – The Whys and the Hows!

About 20 years ago, Superoots released the revolutionary Air-Pot on to the plant pot market. At that time, uptake was slow and was mostly confined to the plant nursery and other parts of the commercial sector. However, as time went by, word eventually leaked out about the wonders of “root-pruning” pots and their popularity has ...

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An Interview with Daniel Roberts of Growdog

Growdog has made a massive impact since it came onto our shelves not so long ago. We’ve managed to pick the brains of Daniel Roberts, one of the minds behind the range, to find out more about why it’s been so successful. Firstly, thanks for giving us an insight into the brand. Can you tell ...

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