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 Grow Lamp Shootout – We find the Best 600w HPS Bulb!
ONE STOP KITS When you’re just starting out in the world of hydroponics, it can be hard to know exactly what you’re going to need and also where to start. At One Stop, we like to make it easy, so we’ve selected all the components you’d need to get going and created an Essentials Kit. … Continue reading One Stop Essentials Kit Guide
DIFFERENT TYPES OF LIGHT Choosing a light is one of the most important aspects of your setup. You’ll need to think about the space the light is going to be illuminating, the output of the light and the power consumption. The three most important lighting types to consider right now are: high pressure sodium (HPS) … Continue reading Different Types of Grow Light
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
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