Green Acres Hydroponics Tips and Articles
|Posted on May 30, 2021 at 7:30 PM||comments (0)|
Improving Grow Mediums with Diatomaceous Earth
Depending on mining and processing, diatomaceous earth may be sold as chunks of stone or ground into a powder. Since the frustules (broken or whole) still have voids and holes, they are much lighter and more porous than a solid piece of silica would be.
Diatomaceous earth is used in a variety of ways. It is used as a mild abrasive in polishes, toothpaste, and facial scrubs. It is used as a liquid absorbent, in some flea p...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 24, 2021 at 11:00 PM||comments (0)|
One of the most common problems faced by urban gardeners who want to deal with hydroponic crops is lack of light. Generally plants need very large amounts of light to grow which can only be given by very powerful and expensive lamps which also have the big draw back of consuming large amounts of power. The solution – now readily available – is to buy light emitting diode (LED) lamps to deal with a very efficient yet low consuming light source for your plants. On today’s post...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 25, 2020 at 8:00 AM||comments (0)|
ACHIEVING 100% STRIKE RATE WITH CUTTINGS
STEALTH GARDEN SUPPLIES December 19, 2016
A plant cutting, or clone, is a vegetative technique of reproducing plant genetics and quantities asexually. The methods vary in complexity according to the plant species, environmental conditions and desired results but in general, there are several techniques that can be utilized to increase your strike rate when cloning.
It&...Read Full Post »
|Posted on September 16, 2020 at 12:30 AM||comments (0)|
FUNGI Genus: Trichoderma
Fungi of the genus Trichoderma live in soils that are rich in organic plant matter. They can also establish symbiotic relationships with the roots of the plants growing in these soils. Numerous studies have shown the beneficial effects of Trichoderma, including:
Helping the plant to defend itself. Unlike animals, plants do not have the ability to produce antibodies to protect themselves against pathogens entering their organisms. However, they...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 30, 2020 at 10:10 AM||comments (0)|
Most fruit/yield producing plants have a vascular system that takes in nutrients, water starches, and sugar around the plants via the roots and feeds the entire plant, including the leaves, to fuel the photosynthesis process. This in turn helps the fruits develop, along with the overall growth of the plant. The vascular system can also store substances such as dissolved nutrients, water, unused sugar, and starch for later use. Plants do this for a few reasons. The first is...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 20, 2019 at 8:50 PM||comments (0)|
10 Good Tips for a Grow Room
The cliché, “an ounce of prevention equals a pound of cure” may well be overused, but it is still a good measure to use when growing your plants. If enough attention to detail is taken during the setup phase of a hydroponic grow operation, then the chances for a successful crop are greatly increased.
The precise course of action taken will depend on your unique space and resources, and of course any unique ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 18, 2019 at 12:20 AM||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...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 6, 2019 at 8:20 AM||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 ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 16, 2018 at 11:35 PM||comments (1)|
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...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 9, 2018 at 1:15 AM||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; ...Read Full Post »