Gareth from Ecothrive talks to us about how the Mycorrhizal Fungi in Biosys work in your grow medium Most organic growers will have heard of mycorrhizal fungi. They work unseen in the root zone, attaching themselves to the roots in a sort of partnership relationship where the fungi pass water and nutrients to the roots … Continue reading Ecothrive Biosys and the secret life of Mycorrhizal Fungi
FLIRmask – Is this the greatest reflective grow-room sheeting ever? Grow lights cost money to run. That might seem like an obvious statement, but the implication of that is that (most growers) will want to make the most effective use of the money they spend on electricity as possible. To make a garden as efficient as … Continue reading FLIRmask vs other Reflective Sheeting Shoot-out – Which is best?
What Is the Best Light for Growing? It was not so long ago now (5-10 years) that it was accepted wisdom that the most cost-effective grow lights were fluorescent for small vegging plants – Metal Halide (MH) for medium-sized vegging plants and High Pressure Sodium (HPS) grow lights for larger plants in flowering/fruiting. Since then, … Continue reading Grow Lights – Intro Part 1: All About Light For Growing
Evoponics brings Brassinosteroids to Hydroponics Growers Evoponic Elixir Steroids 250ml Evoponic Elixir Steroids 1 Litre Brassinosteroids are a group of plant hormones that were first looked into about 40 years ago. About 70 or so Brassinosteroids have been discovered. The most common of these is one called Brassinolide. Brassinosteroids are one of the 6 types … Continue reading Evoponics Elixir Steroids – Add Brassinosteroids to your Grow
Great things come in custard yellow bottles… At One Stop Grow Shop we have always prided ourselves on stocking a very wide choice of the best plant nutrients. However, we’re very picky about what we stock and only the very best (tried and proven) brands actually make it onto our shelves. That’s why we are proud … Continue reading New just in – The Advanced Floriculture Bloom “Yellow Bottle” Nutrient Range!
Summer is a-coming! Indoor growing can be a very absorbing hobby. However, it does come with it’s own fair share of obstacles that a grower will have to overcome in order to have a successful crop. One of the big ones is: how to to keep a grow going successully during hot weather? Most people … Continue reading Preparing your grow for the warmer weather
What is Triacontanol? Almost all nutrient manufacturers include a booster or stimulator of one sort or another among their bottle line-up. They often contain humic acid, fulvic acid, sugars (carbohydrates), amino acids (peptides) and sometimes ingredients of vegetation origin such as extract of sea kelp (ascophylum nodosum). They all work to some degree, and are … Continue reading Triacontanol – A huge move forward for plant growth
We’ve all heard about organic gardening and the crops it produces such as organic vegetables and fruit. We’re told that it is more natural and healthier for us to eat as much of our food that has been grown organically as possible. But what exactly is organic gardening? What does “Organic” mean? Before we go any … Continue reading What is Organic Gardening?
Plants and air temperature Plants like their air to be kept reasonably temperate. As the colder weather begins to draw in, it can be difficult to keep the air around your plants in the sweet-spot of 23C – 28C (28C being the absolute maximum temp you ever want at the tips of the plant without … Continue reading Keeping your grow going sweetly during cold weather
So, you’ve got your grow system sorted, you’ve done two or three successful grows and you’ve learned how to nurture a plant from a baby all the way through to being a huge flower or fruit laden beauty. Now you are looking for that next step which will take your harvests to a new level. Your standard … Continue reading CO2 supplementation. Is it worth it?