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A grow light is probably one of the most exciting purchases any new grower can make. Whether used as a complete replacement for the Sun, or to supplement natural light levels, there are several different kinds of grow light available so it’s important to choose the size and type best suited to your application.

Giving your plants a good start in life is half the battle when it comes to successful growing.

Growers who buy young plants from a local nursery may think they are gaining a head start - but they are missing a lot of the fun, as well as spending more than necessary.

An understanding of a plant as a living system is the foundation of becoming a successful grower. Knowing how plants work, observing their development, and responding appropriately to their needs is the alpha and omega of good gardening. This infographic covers these aspects of gardening, and much more.

When growing indoors, environment is everything! A successful grower needs to take practical steps to manage light levels, temperature, relative humidity and CO2 levels. Here we introduce the role of extractor fans and environmental controllers used by indoor gardeners to maintain the ideal indoor environment for their plants.

Gardening indoors is easy, unless you choose to make life difficult for yourself! So make sure you plan your indoor garden properly beforehand. It will save you time, effort and money in the long run. Learn time-tested tips on safety, efficiency, and practicality to help create the ultimate indoor growing environment!

Temperature, humidity and carbon dioxide (CO2) levels are key factors to monitor and control in any indoor garden. But don’t make the mistake of thinking about them separately! In order to really understand how your indoor garden environment works, you need to consider how these factors work together.

Confused about what organic growing is really all about? You’re not alone! Here are some clear and concise definitions of commonly used and confused terms. We’ll also introduce some fundamental concepts of organic cultivation. Organic growing essentially begins and ends with the soil.

A plant obtains everything it needs to grow from one of two places: the air around its leaves or the water around its roots. The air supplies carbon and oxygen. Water supplies hydrogen and also acts as a carrier for a variety of other elements. It's all to easy to be overwhelmed by the massive amounts of products out there. We make it easy.

It may surprise you to learn that plants will grow in practically anything! (e.g. sand, rock, recycled plastic) As long as their roots have enough stability, as well as access to oxygen, water, and nutrition, plants will thrive in all kinds of growing medias! This infographic sheds light on some tried and tested alternative growing medias.