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  • Rooted Cutting
    September 8, 2017

    Guide to Successful Rooted Cuttings

    Guide to Successful Rooted Cuttings: Rooting plant cuttings is one of the most useful horticultural skills that nearly any gardener can attain. Plants, just like humans have a distinct genetic make up and carry contrasting genetic traits, some favorable, some not as much. These traits, desirable or not are pre determined, and will be present […]
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  • How to use 3 part liquid Nutrients
    September 7, 2017

    How to use 3 part liquid Nutrients

    Three part nutrient formulas, have in recent times become some of the most popular hydroponic plant feeding nutrients available, even though these rapid dissolving liquid formulas have been designed and produced with hydroponics in mind, they have seen great results in Coco and Soil based mediums as well. Using 3 part nutrients does have its […]
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  • Hydrated Coco Peat Coarse and Fine Grade Side by Side
    December 16, 2016

    Preparing and Buffering Coco Peat - Coco Coir

    With the increase in buffering supplements being sold worldwide, it is clear that growers are becoming aware of the importance of buffering of your Coco Coir media. Today we take a closer look at exactly why it has such a big impact on your yields… Coco Coir is a by product of industries who use […]
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  • pH/TDS/PPM/EC 6-in-1 Water Quality Meter
    November 25, 2016

    pH/ TDS / PPM / EC of Water for Hydroponic Plants

    We often get asked what the nutrient requirements are for a specific plant variety, this is the informative article we always refer them to. Joining a hydroponic community forum pertaining to the plant variety you wish to grow can also be highly beneficial. The pH and electro-conductivity values specified here are given as a broad range. It […]
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  • Graphs Comparing the Wavelengths Plants Respond to vs. the Wavelengths the Human Eye Responds To
    February 17, 2016

    Plant Lighting: Demystifying Lumens, Lux and PAR

    Are you using lighting in your grow setup? If you are, you need to change the way you look at measuring light for the use of your plants. Most growers are familiar with “lumens”. The definition of the lumen is the total light produced within the range of the human visual response. It tells us nothing […]
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  • hydroponic cannabis with lucas formula
    August 4, 2015

    Hydroponics using Lucas Formula

    Some don’t get it, others do… Regardless we are here to help you better understand the Lucas Formula. The Lucas Formula derives from a man named Lucas who participated in online forums for growers who use hydroponics/soil-less growing. His nutrient feeding regime quickly became widely recognised and spread like wild fire. People could see how […]
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  • Liquid Silicon Splash
    May 26, 2015

    Grow Strong, Resilient plants with Liquid Silicon

    By adding Liquid Silicon Plus + to your nutrient tank or mix your are able to strengthen plant and increase it’s rigidity, toughened cell walls improves disease resistance against fungi and decreases powdery mildew and bud/fruit/flower rot. Recent research has demonstrated that raising the silicon concentration in your hydroponic solutions produces a thicker, whiter, healthier root system, a […]
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  • Aerated Worm Tea
    August 29, 2014

    Worm Tea – Organic fertiliser – How To Guide

    In this short guide we will be introducing you to one of the most popular organic additives for plants in all stages of development. Worm tea is the liquid concentrate of worm compost. Mineral and microbial elements  are extracted from the solid compost by actively brewing and agitating in water by using an air pump […]
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  • June 9, 2014

    Growing hydroponically with Coco Peat

    Coco Peat makes an excellent growing medium for hydroponics, soil mixes, and container plant growing. Coco peat (cocopeat), also known as coir pith. coir fibre pith, coir dust, or simply coir, is made from coconut husks, which are byproducts of other industries that use coconuts. Coir waste from coir fiber industries is washed, heat-treated, screened and […]
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