Introducing the Telos Growcast

  Invest in a Telos Growcast and you can regulate the lighting patterns of almost any grow light with your Bluetooth enabled smartphone or tablet. If your grow light has a controller port then it's almost guaranteed ...
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Introducing the Telos Growcast

  Invest in a Telos Growcast and you can regulate the lighting patterns of almost any grow light with your Bluetooth enabled smartphone or tablet. If your grow light has a controller port then it's almost guaranteed ...
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How to Install a Grow Light

How to Install a Grow...

Getting Started
If the grow light is of the LED variety, then it will normally consist of just the LED unit and little else. However, if the grow light is an HPS or CDM then it will consist of a ballast, a reflector, and a lamp. With...
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What is Eco-Life Soil – With Gareth (Ecothrive) & Ben (Indoor Organics)

What is Eco-Life Soil –...

Industry Expert Interviews
It’s great to see Eco-Life back on the shelves, can you tell me what the main difference is between this and the first version? The main differences are how it is made and a few tweaks to the ingredients used...
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Introducing – Eazy Plug Grow Media

Introducing – Eazy Plug Grow...

Product Reviews
Introducing - Eazy Plug Grow Media So today, we’re going to be introducing you to Eazy Plug grow media. Eazy Plug products are made from a mix of coco and organic bonding agent. They deliver incredible ...
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Introducing – Monkey Nutrients (Q&A)

Introducing – Monkey Nutrients (Q&A)

Product Reviews
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 & comb...
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Advanced Nutrients pH-Perfect – Hydroponics has never been so easy!

Advanced Nutrients pH-Perfect – Hydroponics...

Product Reviews
Advanced Nutrients Sensi Bloom and Sensi Grow both these products come as part A and B. Use the grow for vegging and the bloom when the flowers come into bloom. In our blog article: pH Control in Hydroponics ...
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Grow Light Kits – How to choose the right one for you

Grow Light Kits – How...

Getting Started
Probably the most important and necessary part of an indoor grow set up is the Grow Light set-up. Unless you can grow in a greenhouse or a conservatory, then a grow light is pretty much an essential piece of equipment...
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Coco Coir – Why is it becoming such a popular grow medium?

Coco Coir – Why is...

Product Reviews
This image shows the strands of coco fibres which is high absorbent - Image by manueltapi from Pixabay The Root to Success With a few notable exceptions, most plants have evolved to grow with their root...
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Triacontanol – A huge move forward for plant growth

Triacontanol – A huge move...

Expert Tips
What is Triacontanol? Almost all nutrient manufacturers include a booster or stimulator of one sort or another among their bottle line-up. They often contain humic acid, fulvic acid, sugars (carbohydrates), amino acid...
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DWC Hydroponics – The Bubbletastic Way to Grow!

DWC Hydroponics – The Bubbletastic...

Product Reviews
There are several methods of growing hydroponically. The main ones are: Flood & Drain (aka Ebb and Flow / Flood), NFT (Nutrient Film Technology) and finally DWC (Deep Water Culture, or Bubbler Buckets). T...
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Grow Lights – Intro Part 3: Light Intensity and Measurement

Grow Lights – Intro Part...

Getting Started
Welcome back, growers! This is PART THREE in our series of blogs about Grow Lights. Check out PART ONE and PART TWO here. So, in previous articles we have taken a look at what light is, and what colours (wave...
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Which Internal Lining Is Best for a Grow Tent – White or Silver?

Which Internal Lining Is Best...

Expert Tips
If you take a look at the popular sizes of BudBox grow tents, you may notice that they are available with a choice of either silver or white internal linings. But which is best?Most other grow tent manufacturers do no...
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Grow Light Height – How Low Can You Go?

Grow Light Height – How...

Getting Started
How high should my light be above my plants?" is a very common question that we get in the shop. It depends a lot on the type of light that you are using. An array of fluorescent tubes or a CFL should only be about 6 ...
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Shogun Fertilisers – Brand New and Cutting-edge!

Shogun Fertilisers – Brand New...

Product Reviews
New nutrient lines may come and new nutrient lines may go, most of them bringing nothing new to the wonderful art of growing in hydroponics. The arrival of a new one could easily go unnoticed, if it weren't for the fa...
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Opticlimate – A grower’s dream come true

Opticlimate – A grower’s dream...

Product Reviews
The combination of hot HPS lamps and the summertime creates one of the biggest problems for an indoor gardener - heat! Sometimes an extraction system is still not enough to keep temperatures down to a reasonable level...
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Introducing the DiffuseAir – The Best Way to Maintain a Uniform Growing Environment

Introducing the DiffuseAir – The...

Product Reviews
What is DiffuseAir? Maintaining an optimal environment is one of the most important aspects of your grow. This is because plants depend on the process of photosynthesis to produce sugars. Your environment is ...
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Introducing… FLIRmask Reflective Sheeting!

Introducing… FLIRmask Reflective Sheeting!

Product Reviews
FLIRmask is a ground-breaking sheeting, like no other. The designers of FLIRmask have managed to design a material that has top-quality reflective abilities, and blocks infrared radiation. So, simply put, it successfu...
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Setting Up A Grow Room: A Beginner’s Guide

Setting Up A Grow Room:...

Getting Started
Setting Up A Grow Room: A Beginner's Guide With the cost of consumable produce becoming ever more expensive, setting up a grow room and "growing your own" can save you a vast amount of money, as well as make ...
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What’s the Best Grow Light Reflector?

What’s the Best Grow Light...

Product Reviews
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 e...
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LED Grow Lamps – A Breakthrough or a Gimmick? Part 2

LED Grow Lamps – A...

Product Reviews
By understanding why plants need light in order to grow, you will become more able to make decisions as to which lighting products best suits your needs. So, plants use light in a process called photosynthesis, which ...
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Grow Lights – Intro Part 1: All About Light For Growing

Grow Lights – Intro Part...

Getting Started
It was not so long ago now (5-10 years) that it was accepted wisdom that the most cost-effective grow lights were fluorescent for small vegging plants - Metal Halide (MH) for medium-sized vegging plants and High Press...
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