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Silicon-The Overlooked Hero of Plant Health

Essential elements These are nutrients which plants cannot complete their life-cycle if they do not have. Some of those include nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium. There are also non-essential elements that provide certain benefits to some plants. Silicon, which...

Potassium and Potassium Deficiency

Potassium is an essential element for plants and plays a variety of roles in its life cycle. It is known as a ‘macro’ element and is the ‘K’ part of the NPK ratio. Potassium deficiency (also known as Potash deficiency) is a plant disorder...

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A message to our valued online customers: We have now slightly changed our free shipping offer. We now offer free shipping on orders over £20. Orders below £20 will be charged a nominal shipping fee of £5. This is because we were receiving a number of orders for low...

Phosphorus and Phosphorus Deficiency

Phosphorus is another element that is very important for plants as it plays a role in many processes. It is known as a “macro” element and is the “P” part of the NPK ratio. Phosphorus makes up a key component of nucleic acid in plants and assists in the regulation of...

Nitrogen and Nitrogen Deficiency

Nitrogen is extremely important to a plant, being one of the macro elements (the “N” in NPK). It is involved in a vast number of process and structures with plants that a deficiency can cause serious issues with growth and development. Nitrogen plays a role in the...

Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs) Explanied

Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs) explained Using Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs) is one of the most popular methods of providing indoor grow lighting for plants. These convenient units contain an inbuilt ballast, so don’t require an additional power pack, as is the...