Grow Mediums & Pots

Peat moss is an excellent soil amendment for your acid-loving plants. There are approximately 12,000 species of moss, but it’s only the 380 species of sphagnum moss that create peat. Bogs and fens form where sphagnum grows because both living and de ...
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For any mediums used in container or bed gardening, the primary concern is consistency, from batch to batch, and from year to year. The medium must be free from weed seeds and pathogens that may stop the grower from achieving the best poss ...
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Diatoms are a diverse group of single-celled algae made up of thousands (or by some estimates millions) of species whose silica cell walls are collected as skeletal remains and used as diatomaceous earth (DE). Primarily found as part of the phytoplankton of both fre ...
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Takeaway: Coco coir is an ideal grow medium because it holds water exceptionally well while still promoting good drainage and aeration. It is also easily renewable, unlike peat moss. Coco coir, derived from the coconut hull, ...
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Soilless potting mixes What are they Why do they exist and, How do we get the most out of them? Soilless potting mixes What are they Why do they exist and, How do we get the most out of them? In this Hydro Experts article, we’l ...
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Expanded clay pebbles have been a staple of hydroponic systems for years. They’re safe and easy to use and provide plants with plenty of what they need to thrive. But that’s only if you’re going about it the right way. Apply Zach Zeifman’s tips and tricks during your next growth cycle to ensure the most success when using expanded clay pebbles in the grow room. Derived from small piec ...
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If you ask the average person on the street how to grow a plant in a container, they will undoubtedly tell you to put some soil in a bucket or pot and then pop in the plant, water it regularly, throw in some fertiliser occasionally and Bob’s your uncle. ...
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Coco or coir is the outside layer of coconut husks (or mesocarp) which consists mainly of coarse fibres but also finer material known as 'coir dust'. Harvested coconuts are first soaked in water, a process term ...
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Coco coir is the name given to the natural fibre extracted from coconut husks. It has long been used in the manufacture of brushes, stuffing for automobile seats and m ...
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Coco substrate can act as a buffer, storing water and nutrients for the plant. ...
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Definition - What does Rockwool Cube mean? Rockwool cubes, also called ...
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