All posts by Simon Powell

Vapour Pressure Deficit – Understanding how Temperature and Humidity affect plant growth

During the course of learning to grow, almost every gardener will discover that temperature and humidity can have quite an effect on their plants. In this article, we will be taking a good look at this very interesting and important topic. A good understanding of how temperature and humidity affect plant growth can give a … Continue reading Vapour Pressure Deficit – Understanding how Temperature and Humidity affect plant growth

Grow Light Kits – How to choose the right one for you

Probably the most important and necessary part of an indoor grow set up is the Grow Light set-up. Unless you can grow in a greenhouse or a conservatory, then a grow light is pretty much an essential piece of equipment for the indoor grower. In fact, even in a greenhouse or conservatory, from mid-autumn through to early Spring, … Continue reading Grow Light Kits – How to choose the right one for you

Advanced Nutrients pH-Perfect – Hydroponics has never been so easy!

In our blog article: pH Control in Hydroponics we investigated the reason why pH control in hydroponics is so important, and also how to do it. The daily ritual of visiting their garden to adjust the pH in their nutrient reservoir is one that all hydroponic growers will be familiar with. Having to handle caustic acids and … Continue reading Advanced Nutrients pH-Perfect – Hydroponics has never been so easy!

CO2 Supplementation Equipment and how to use it

In our last article to do with CO2 supplementation, we concluded that it definitely made a significant difference to plant growth. In this post, we go into the nitty-gritty of what equipment is involved and how to use it in a grow-space. There are various different ways to increase the CO2 levels of a grow environment, … Continue reading CO2 Supplementation Equipment and how to use it

Shogun Fertilisers – Brand New and Cutting-edge!

New nutrient lines may come and new nutrient lines may go, most of them bringing nothing new to the wonderful art of growing in hydroponics. The arrival of a new one could easily go unnoticed, if it weren’t for the fact that this new collection of feed and boosters is so obviously different. Shogun fertilisers … Continue reading Shogun Fertilisers – Brand New and Cutting-edge!