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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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Expanded Clay Pebbles Hydroponic Growing Medium

Growing with Expanded Clay Pebbles

Expanded clay pebbles are made of clay, an organic and sustainable material, shaped into balls, and then fired in an oven at about 650 degrees celsius. The little balls then puff up into air filled pebbles.The clay pebbles are marble sized balls of clay, and they are a very unique growing media. Growers love them […]
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Bird Wing Reflector with High Intensity Discharge Lamp

High Intensity Discharge (HID) Indoor Grow Lights

High Intensity Discharge or HID grow lights are widely used in the cultivation of plants indoors. Horticultural lighting systems allow you to extend the growing season by providing your plants with an indoor equivalent to sunlight and is a great advantage to those who appreciate having a year-round supply of fresh flowers, veggies and herbs. There are […]
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Healthy Tomato Cutting/Clone

Propagation: Cloning is easier than you think

If you are tired of buying or collecting seeds each season. Cloning is the answer for you as its very easy to learn how to clone and many plants likes roses, fruits, veg and other household plants can be cloned. The cloning process is inexpensive and only requires a few supplies that will save you a […]
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Cleaning Products and Equipment

Cleaning your Grow Room

Temperatures and weather vary widely in different parts of our country, so many people choose to have grow rooms in their homes. The climate within a grow room is easy to maintain so that healthy plants, flowers, fruits, herbs and vegetables can be grown at any time of the year wherever you are. Cleaning your grow […]
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Aphids

Plant Care: Comparing Organic Insecticides

When gardening indoors and outdoors, depending on your environment, you will at some point  have to deal with garden pests such as aphids, mite (including red spider mite) , white flies, thrips, leaf miners and fruit flies amongst others. When pests are detected they should be treated immediately, repeated infestations along with other resulting conditions of […]
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Different types of Electrical Conductivity Meters

Simple Guide to Understanding Nutrient Concentration

EC, PPM, TDS: Simple Guide Understanding Nutrient Concentration Many people new to hydroponic growing get confused by the variety of terms and acronyms that we use to discuss nutrient strength and the various means used to calculate them. We are going to attempt to get rid of some of that confusion with a Simple Guide […]
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Plants Growing in a Nutrient Film Technique Hydroponic System

8 Keys to Successful Hydroponics

8 Keys to Successful Hydroponics Hydroponic systems don’t compensate for poor growing conditions such as inadequate light, pest problems and heat issues. Hydroponically grown plants have the same general requirements for successful growth as field-grown plants. The difference is the method by which the plants are supported. The elements necessary for growth and plant development are […]
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Indoor Commercial Grow

Planning The Perfect Indoor Garden

Planning The Perfect Indoor Garden well is essential and in this short guide we’re going to show you a simple 4 x 600W HID garden and a large 6 X 1000W garden using non air-cooled reflectors and very basic ventilation. We are going to discuss setting up two high intensity indoor gardens in the same space using: […]
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