Foliar Feeding…What is it?

Foliar feeding is the process of adding fertilizer (nutrients) into a spray bottle and feeding the plants via the leaves rather than watering the medium to remove deficiencies. This allows for nutrients to pass directly into the plant’s vascular system via leaf and stem absorption.  Foliar feeding is a great way to rid your plants Read more…

Magnetic Vs Digital Ballast: Which is better?

What does a Ballast do? The job of ballast Is to simply reduce the amount of electricity that is travelling through a given electrical circuit. It will limit just how much energy can travel through at once to ensure that this level does not exceed the limit of the light bulb. If un-regulated, you could Read more…

Magnesium Deficiency: How to Diagnose and Treat

Before we investigate the symptoms of a magnesium deficiency, we must first discuss the importance of magnesium within your plant. Magnesium is absolutely essential and is a secondary macronutrient that your plant uses for growth and health. It plays a vital role in the process of photosynthesis, the process that your plant uses to take Read more…

EC. Why Does It Matter?

In the world of hydroponics, EC refers to the measurement of electrical conductivity within a nutrient solution. Keeping an eye on pH is important for checking the balance of available nutrients, whilst looking after the EC of the nutrient feed allows you to get a feel for the quantity of nutrients available.   Electrical conductivity Read more…

A Starters Guide to Low Stress Training

How to Start Low Stress Training So Your Plants Achieve Their Very Best! Low stress training involves a multitude of techniques which involve bending and manipulating the shape and structure of your plants for higher yields!   Why should I LST? The cannabis plant can be described as being apical dominant. This term refers to Read more…

Transplanting: A Beginner’s Guide.

What is Transplanting? Transplanting is the phrase used to describe the process of moving your germinated cutting or seedling into its final pot. It is essential to transplant your plants when they begin to outgrow their pots. Transplanting or Repotting is essential as it allows your plant’s root system to expand even more and create Read more…

Which Growing Medium is Right for You?

When choosing the right growing medium, there are many variables for the grower to account for. It is essential that you understand your medium before you start. This article will delve deeper into the different growing mediums available for hydroponic use.   What is a medium? A medium is a porous substance, which holds the Read more…

A Starter’s Guide To Cuttings

What is a cutting? Taking a plant cutting is one of the most preferred way to propagate plants. Plant Cuttings, also referred to as “clones” or “cloning” is where a small to medium section of a mother plant (grown from seed as it is not advised to have your mother plant as a clone) is Read more…

Making the cut – your guide to clipping and rooting cuttings

What is the process of cutting?   Plant cutting is a specific type of propagation that refers to the process of taking a sample clipping from one, ideal plant, then replanting it in another location, with the aim to nurture it into a brand new plant. This process is also known as cloning and is Read more…

Handy Equipment Checklist For Indoor Growing

Growing can be difficult, we know that. So we’ve created an easy to understand guide to help you create a highly efficient environment for your plants to allow for bigger and better yields. This guide is relevant for growers of all proficiency, novice or expert, you can do it too!   Rockwool Cubes Rockwool cubes Read more…