So today we’re going to be talking you through the Master Controller from Gavita. This particular unit is the EL1, but the basic concept is the same for all of the different versions. The menu system is actually really intuitive, and simple enough to work out without instructions, but to make it crystal clear, we’re … Continue reading How to use the Gavita EL Master Controller
There are all sorts of products out there that can help to increase your crop size, but one of the biggest yield increasers isn’t a liquid or powder, it’s shaping your plants to make the most of the light from your grow lamp. There are several techniques that can be used to train your plants … Continue reading How to Train your Plants for Increased Yield
About 20 years ago, Superoots released the revolutionary Air-Pot on to the plant pot market. At that time, uptake was slow and was mostly confined to the plant nursery and other parts of the commercial sector. However, as time went by, word eventually leaked out about the wonders of “root-pruning” pots and their popularity has … Continue reading Cloth Pots – The Whys and the Hows!
How to Deal with Powdery Mildew If you notice a white fungus on your plants’ leaves, it’s most likely powdery mildew. Powdery mildew is a fungal disease which affects a massive range of plants. It takes away the plant’s nutrients to use itself, making them weaker and also prone to other diseases. You’ll most likely … Continue reading How to Deal with Powdery Mildew
SO WHAT IS THE MAXI CONTROLLER? The Maxi Controller is capable of operating and monitoring your Dimlux lighting and CO2 equipment straight out of the box. Add a Dimlux Auxbox and you can regulate fans and the switching of pretty much any piece of grow room equipment, including heaters and humidifiers. There are two versions … Continue reading How to use the Dimlux Maxi Controller
Growdog has made a massive impact since it came onto our shelves not so long ago. We’ve managed to pick the brains of Daniel Roberts, one of the minds behind the range, to find out more about why it’s been so successful. Firstly, thanks for giving us an insight into the brand. Can you … Continue reading An Interview with Daniel Roberts of Growdog
The Adjust-A-Wings reflectors have been around for many years. The concept of a reflector whose shape could be adapted to match growth stage and/or the grow-space was first thought up by the Australian innovator, Paul Cronk. Nearly all reflectors on the market are used “as is”. In other words, you screw a lamp into it, … Continue reading Adjust-A-Wings – Optimise Footprint and Intensity at Every Stage
Should you change your reflector regularly? We set out to find out if there really is a difference between a brand new reflector and one that has had a year’s use. For many, many years the evergreen High Pressure Sodium (HPS) grow light has dominated the grow light market. Historically, watt for watt it has … Continue reading Replacing your Reflector – Does it Make a Difference?
Want to control VPD without breaking the bank? We have mentioned the importance of VPD, or Vapour Pressure Deficit, in a few of our blog articles previously. To be absolutely blunt, maintaining an optimal grow environment in terms of temperature and humidity is absolutely key to getting the most out of your crop. Although the … Continue reading VPD Control on a Budget – The G.A.S. VPD Controllers Arrive
Changing the lamps inside Dimlux Nanotube fixtures requires a few extra steps when compared to standard versions, though it’s still a quick and easy process. It’s well worth spending an extra few moments on this task when you consider the benefits that are to be had. Nanotube fixtures are capable of running at a whopping … Continue reading How to Change Nanotube Lamps – a Quick Guide