Why is choosing the right media so important? Choosing a medium is a very hard and daunting task as it plays a huge role in your crops success. At One Stop, we like to make things nice and easy for you, so here’s a breakdown of the different types of media, what to expect from … Continue reading Soil, Coco and Pebbles… What’s the difference?
It’s Nearly Christmas! It’s that time of year again when everybody is scrambling for gifts in our high street stores and it’s utter chaos. Well, we’ve made it easy for you at One Stop to get those perfect fillers for your stockings! We’ve picked out four handy and affordable products that any grower would love … Continue reading Four Essential Stocking Fillers For 2018
Automate Topping Up Your Reservoir Tank! Growing with hydroponics has a wealth of great benefits. Whether it’s in an NFT, a Flood & Drain or a “dripper type” hydroponics system, it offers one of the fastest plant growth speeds possible while maintaining complete, continuous control of nutrient strength levels. Virtually all types of hydroponics system … Continue reading Safeguard your Hydroponics Grow From Going Dry
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, growth speed and crop size are highly … 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 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!
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 Top Tips For Growing In Cold Conditions
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