In parts 1 & 2 of this series we introduced our new Li-Cor Quantum meter and we talked a little bit about why this expensive but precision piece of kit is the correct one to use for grow lamp testing and comparisons. With all that out of the way, we will now move on to … Continue reading LED Grow Lamps – A Breakthrough or a Gimmick? Part 3
For many indoor growers, the best way of quickly creating a great grow environment is with a grow tent. A grow tent can be quickly and easily erected within minutes and can be dismantled in about the same amount of time. Nothing permanent needs to be built which means that a vacant room can be … Continue reading 2 New Tent Ranges Now In Stock!
Choosing whether to go down the route of hydroponics or go with pot-culture is an important decision to make and is one that needs to be made before any spending takes place. Pot culture involves growing plants in normal plant-pots and involves manual hand-watering. This type of growing lends itself better to water-retentive mediums such … Continue reading Hydroponics Systems vs Pot-Culture
Part 2: Why Do Plants Actually Need Light? 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 is just a long word to describe the process a … Continue reading LED Grow Lamps – A Breakthrough or a Gimmick? Part 2
Hydroponics is a term used to describe growing plants which are rooted in an artificial medium as opposed to soil. Over the past few decades, gardeners at both commercial and amateur levels have become interested in using this method to grow their plants, which is also sometimes known as nutriculture, soilless culture and water culture … Continue reading Hydroponics as a Hobby
LED Lamps – A Breakthrough or Gimmick? Part 1 This is a series of posts relating to the topic of LED lamps in hydroponics. Whilst the word “light” is used frequently throughout our industry, by looking into it in much more detail we find that by understanding a little bit of the science we can help … Continue reading LED Lamps – A Breakthrough or Gimmick? Part 1