A Guide to Aphids Aphids are another annoyance that can crop up in your grow room. Aphids are small, sap-sucking insects which come in a variety of sizes and colours; they can be green, white, or even black. Spotting Aphids is the first port of call when it comes to eradicating them from your grow … Continue reading Aphids & How To Deal With Them
Introducing the AirComfort Temperature & Humidity Sensor Most growers find out very quickly that one of the biggest keys to success (or cause of failure) is their growing environment’s conditions. Getting the air temperature and relative humidity right makes a huge difference, If you ignore either or both of these important factors then plant health, … Continue reading The AirComfort Sensor – How to Keep Track of Humidity & Temps in your Garden
Bend it, Shape it, Anyway you want it! The humble Euro Reflector, also known as the “barn-type” reflector is an old stalwart of growing equipment. This is due in no small way to its price. When a reflector can be had for less than £20.00, you can bet its going to be the go-to choice … Continue reading How to get the most from your Euro Reflector
So What Are Whitefly? Whitefly are a very common pest that you’ll find in your grow room, and when left untreated, they can destroy your crop. We’ll give you some tips on how to spot them before they wreak havoc, how to get rid of them, and some useful aftercare for your plants. If you’re … Continue reading Whitefly & How To Deal With Them
So You’ve Just Finished the Flowering Cycle… What to do Next Though it may be tempting to get stuck in straight after harvest, you’re going to need to hang-on a little longer until your plant materials are ready to consume. Luckily, it’s well worth the wait: getting the trimming, drying and curing process spot-on can … Continue reading Trimming, Drying and Curing – Getting It Right
After many months of waiting, we’re incredibly happy to announce that work is now underway on fitting out our new Cannock superstore! Cannock is situated in the West Midlands (right next to the M6 and A38), which is one of the many reasons we selected it as the perfect place to expand our presence and … Continue reading Work is Underway at Cannock!
In our last shootout, we tested 10 different 230 volt 600 watt HPS lamps and found out which one was best. In this article we are testing four 400 volt lamps to find out which is the pick of the bunch. 400 volt HPS technology has been around in the greenhouse industry for a long … Continue reading 400 Volt 600 Watt Shootout – Which is the best 400 Volt Lamp?
The Future is Bright! (as long as you choose the right grow lamp) There is a bewildering number of different brands and models of 600 watt grow lamp on the market. If you are putting together the equipment for your first grow, or just looking to replace your ageing grow lamp, how can you know … Continue reading 600 Watt 230v HPS Lamp Shootout – We find the Best Grow Lamp
ONE STOP KITS When you’re just starting out in the world of hydroponics, it can be hard to know exactly what you’re going to need and also where to start. At One Stop, we like to make it easy, so we’ve selected all the components you’d need to get going and created an Essentials Kit. … Continue reading One Stop Essentials Kit Guide
DIFFERENT TYPES OF LIGHT Choosing a light is one of the most important aspects of your setup. You’ll need to think about the space the light is going to be illuminating, the output of the light and the power consumption. The three most important lighting types to consider right now are: high pressure sodium (HPS) … Continue reading Different Types of Grow Light