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THE BAFFLING WORLD OF BLOOM BOOSTERS!

Posted on June 18, 2019 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (0)

THE BAFFLING WORLD OF BLOOM BOOSTERS!

STEALTH GARDEN SUPPLIES January 09, 2017

 

In every human endeavour we should always strive for excellence, and there is always many different routes to achieve it. We are constantly searching for that extra ‘edge’; the hidden advantage over our competition.

 

In the hydroponics industry this is generally sold in the form of ‘Bloom Boosters’ or generative growth enhancing produc...

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Harvesting Medical Cannabis for Maximum Strength and Quality

Posted on March 6, 2019 at 8:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Harvesting Medical Cannabis for Maximum Strength and Quality

 

Harvest is a crucial moment in a medical cannabis plant’s life, but the details on how to go about it are not always cut and dry. How do you know when the plasnt is mature enough to pick? What steps can you take to ensure that your bud is of the highest quality and has a smooth flavourful smoke? I will do my best to answer these questions and more as we delve deep into cannabis harvesting preparations ...

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Keeping your cool: Growroom ventilation tips and tricks

Posted on October 16, 2018 at 11:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Keeping your cool: Growroom ventilation tips and tricks

 

 

Modern commercial glasshouse climate control for production horticulture is a mammoth task; it includes the control of vents, windows, fans, heaters, shades, misting, humidity systems, carbon dioxide (CO2) dispersal and the list goes on. Recent technological advancements in machine automation involve precise computer control and regulated growing environments that are remotely monitored...

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Mills Nutrient and Additives (New Product)

Posted on August 9, 2018 at 1:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Mills Nutrients is designed from the ground up for performance, versatility, and ease of use. Made in the Dutch tradition of a two part base along with additives that provide your plants with everything they need and nothing they don’t. Mills is a pioneer in the field of bio-mineral plant nutrients, utilising the best sources to optimise growth rates, yield, flavour, and aroma. Years of testing in soil, coco-coir, and hydroponic systems; in sterile systems or with beneficial biologics; ...

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Comparing EC, CF & PPM

Posted on August 9, 2018 at 1:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Comparing EC, CF & PPM

Electro Conductivity or Conductivity Factor (EC x10) is the ONLY Accurate measurement if relaying Nutrient strength to another Person as different PPM meters have been made with different scales for some reason? Ie EC X500 ECx560 or the most Common in Hydro ECx700

 

EC CF PPM

0.2 2 140

0.4 4 280

0.6 6 420

0.8 8 560

1.0 10 700

1.2 12 840

1.4 14 980

1.6 16 1120

1.8 18 1260

2.0 20 ...

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Terpinator

Posted on December 18, 2017 at 10:50 PM Comments comments (0)

It's Finally Here! Terpinator is the one and only 100% organic product of its kind, formulated to increase the concentration of Terpinoids in aromatic plant oils and glands.

 

Terpinator is completely water-soluble and a certified organic product and can be used in both a soil and hydroponic-systems.

 

Terpinator has been formulated to increase the concentration of terpinoids in aromatic plant oils and glands. This increase in terpenes occurs by...

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Origns of Hydroponics

Posted on November 21, 2017 at 5:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Cannabis has its origins “on the steppes of Central Asia, specifically Mongolia and southern Siberia,” writes University of Kansas science Professor Barney Warf in his journal article “High Points: An Historical Geography of Cannabis.”

 

While pointing out that others have suggested its origins to be in China’s Huang He River valley, the Hindu Kush Mountains, or Afghanistan, Warf believes that “biogeography fluctuated over time,...

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What is PH all about

Posted on September 27, 2017 at 2:00 AM Comments comments (0)


STEALTH GARDEN July 13, 2017

We received the following query through our website:

 

"Hi, I just wanted to know why soil A & B requires a higher pH level then hydro and cocos? What happens in soil substrate that makes it different? I love science, can you plz explain?

Bill"

 

We thought our response might help others out there with similar questions.

 

Hi Bill,

Thanks for getting i...

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TANNING YOUR PLANTS: THE CURIOUS EFFECTS OF UVA AND UVB

Posted on March 26, 2017 at 8:05 PM Comments comments (0)

TANNING YOUR PLANTS: THE CURIOUS EFFECTS OF UVA AND UVB

STEALTH GARDEN SUPPLIES March 07, 2017

While getting your tan on is a favorite holiday pastime, we often forget the nasty consequences of too much sunlight on our skin. UV light is harmful to plant tissue too, but research shows that it can also benefit our little green friends.

 

Sunlight is the portion of the sun’s electromagnetic radiation that includes infrared, visible, and ultraviolet (UV) light...

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MASTER GROWER TIPS FOR VIGOROUS VEGETATIVE GROWTH

Posted on February 7, 2017 at 9:45 PM Comments comments (0)

MASTER GROWER TIPS FOR VIGOROUS VEGETATIVE GROWTH

Extract from the House & Garden Growers Journal:

 

As your seedlings or cuttings develop, their root mass expands and lateral roots grow thin root hairs to more efficiently uptake nutriment and water from the substrate. Your plant is currently in a vegetative state of growth as the roots, a stem and leaves progress.

 

For photoperiodic plants that depend on the light/dark cycle to determine their gro...

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