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Silica - why is it so important?

Silica. Chances are at some point you’ve been told to use it for your plants. It can be a little overwhelming with the different types, and knowing when and how to use what. Sit back and relax while we take you through the wonderful world of Silica.

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Nutrient Parts - 1,2 or 3?

2-part, 1-part, 3-part, 100-part. All jokes aside; what is the difference between nutrients separated into different parts? In a nutshell, the more parts you have, the more control over feeding you have, but you also have more room for error.

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What is an NFT system?

The NFT system is an effective way to grow your plants hydroponically whether you are an enthusiast or growing on a commercial scale.

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The New R Range By Lucius

The new R range by Lucius takes LEDs to the next level. Available in two options – a 6 Bar Flex 680w LED model, and a single bar model, available in 140w or 240w. Let’s take a closer look at the features that make this range so revolutionary.

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A Basic TrolMaster Guide

TrolMasters' range of controllers and sensors has revolutionized the way we grow. With controllers for irrigation, environment, and co2, TrolMaster has you covered.

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Do You Have A Phosphorus Deficiency?

Phosphorus (no, not the stone in Harry Potter), the P in NPK, is essential for all plant life; without phosphorus, your plants will suffer and not reach their full potential.

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Beneficial Microbes

We get it; adding bacteria and fungus to your garden seems counterintuitive – but believe us when we say it's worth it. Increasing the microbial diversity in your plants can help improve the plant's vigour, increase yield, increase nutrient uptake, and aid in pest prevention.

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The Benefits Of Foliar Spraying

Foliar Spraying is the application of water/nutrients directly to the plant leaves through a spray bottle. It is not the most common way to feed your plants, but it has many benefits, and its popularity is on the rise. Foliar spraying should not solely be how you feed your plants as it has disadvantages.

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pH & EC Meter Maintenance

It is essential to look after your pH and EC meters as you will get inaccurate readings from them if you don't, which can have drastic effects on your plants.

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Fans 101

Getting your ventilation system right in your growing environment is key to healthy plants. Pulling fresh air into your grow room not only provides your plant with fresh CO2. It also helps keep the temperature down and reduce humidity – eliminating all the problems (and pests) that come with it.

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Root Issues - How to spot, fix & prevent

You will inevitably encounter a rootzone issue at some point. With our help, you will spot it early on, fix it, and learn the best practice to prevent future rootzone issues.  

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Easy Guide To Taking A Cutting

Taking plant cuttings is a great skill to have, and it allows you to keep your favourite strains of a plant going. Follow our five easy steps below, and you'll be away laughing.

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Gardening Sustainably

Whether you are a hydroponics grower or a good old fashioned dirt farmer, we all want to do our bit to help mother nature. We've compiled our top tips to help you garden more sustainably.

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Choosing the right LED

What's so good about LEDs anyway? Well, they put out a tonne less heat than HPS or CMH. They use less power and last a lot longer, making them better for your wallet and the environment. They can capture the full growing spectrum in one light. You don't need a separate ballast or shade giving you more space in your growing environment and fewer power cords to trip over.

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Top Tips For Pest Prevention

Prevention is 100% better than cure when it comes to your plants' defence against pests. We've compiled our top tips to help you keep your indoor garden a pest-free zone.

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