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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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Hemp Protein Organic

Posted on September 26, 2016 at 12:30 AM Comments comments (0)

About Hemp Protein

 

Our hemp protein powder contains all the amino acids in great proportions (learn more on our nutrition page) and as well as being voted the best raw protein, it is the best gluten free, vegan protein and plant based protein known to man! Our latest product is this high quality plant based vegan hemp protein. Containing all the amino acids this is not the ‘hemp fibre flour’ you may have tried before – this is a super fine grade of super h...

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Grow Phase Strategies for Better Results

Posted on February 28, 2016 at 11:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Grow Phase Strategies for Better Results

 

Plant grow phase is also called vegetative growth phase or veg phase, and it’s way more important than most growers realise.

The success of your plant bloom phase—bud size, harvest weight, taste and smell, plant health—are greatly determined by how well you treat your plants in grow phase.

In grow phase, your plants develop:

their major root structure and network

their main stalks and sub-bra...

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General Troubleshooting

Posted on January 20, 2016 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (0)

General Troubleshooting

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This section is written to help you tackle any problems that you may encounter. These are just some of the more common problems that can occur. I’m assuming you’re using a quality nutrient for the crop that you are growing. I haven’t addressed nutrient deficiencies here as you can find them in the nutrient section of the book. Keep in mind, however, that nutrient deficiencies are extremely rare if you are using a repu...

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