Plants need light to grow, everybody knows that, but understanding how much light your plants need is key, and sometimes, less is more. Like any light, your fixtures produce a lot of heat within your grow room. A lot of people are able to control the temperature of their grow room, but one common mistake … Continue reading Plant Burns & How To Treat Them
ADMINISTERING NUTRIENTS This is a quick guide to mixing nutrients in hydroponics. We’re going to explain to you how to mix up some base nutrient, to give you a feel for the process and get you familiar with all of the necessary equipment. We’ll get into additives another time – this is just to get you … Continue reading A One Stop Guide to Administering Base Nutrients
A lot of plants are prone to rust. It’s caused by a fungal disease / parasite that leeches onto your plant to survive. It gets into your grow room via spores, which can make it hard to fully remove from your grow room, but we’re going to give you the knowledge to spot rust before … Continue reading Plant Rust & Restoring Health
Mites are a common grow room problem. When left untreated, the plants health can deteriorate and growth can slow down, effectively ruining your crop. It’s not all bad news though, as we can help you identify spider mites and give you the tools and knowledge to get rid of them! Mites are often very hard … Continue reading Spider Mites & How To Deal With Them
How does Water Hardness Affect My Grow? Water hardness is caused by the presence of dissolved minerals such as calcium, magnesium and carbonates. The hardness of the tap water in the UK (and indeed around the world) varies a lot by region and the supplier. Some people have soft water, others have normal hardness water, … Continue reading Water Hardness and Growing – What you need to know!
We’ve just taken delivery of some shiny new dehumidifiers from Quest – a US manufacturer of high-grade air treatment equipment that’s utilised in the professional horticultural industry and also by the military. To celebrate, we thought we’d take you through the ins and outs of humidity in your grow room… Water and nutrients that are … Continue reading How to Manage the Humidity in Your Grow Room
With a fully automated Dimlux lighting system, you can let the Maxi Controller take care of regulating up to 160 lighting fixtures (and practically every other piece of equipment in your grow room) all from a central point! The Maxi Controller comes with an array of features that reduce your workload while maintaining an optimal … Continue reading Create the Perfect Growroom Environment with the Dimlux Maxi Controller
Are you Ready for an LED Heavyweight Grow Light? The Grow Northern Telos 0008 240W LED grow light has landed at One Stop Grow Shop and to say that we are mega impressed is a complete understatement! For years, LED grow lights were the underdogs compared with HPS in terms of yield per watt. Despite … Continue reading Introducing The New, Groundbreaking Grow Northern GN Telos 0008 LED Grow Light!
Here at One Stop, we’re proud to have been the first hydroponics retailer in the UK to accept bitcoin, back in 2014. Over the last four years, we’ve looked after hundreds of happy bitcoin customers, but for those who are completely new to the subject, read on for an introduction to the world of cryptocurrency… What … Continue reading An Introduction to Bitcoin Payments
So, What Exactly is Ozone? Ozone is actually a certain form of oxygen called O3. Oxygen makes up about 21% of the air that we breathe (with nitrogen accounting for most of the other 79%). Almost all of the oxygen in our air floats around in the form of something called O2. Although oxygen is basically a type … Continue reading Ozone – The Benefits of a Disease and Odour Free Grow Space