2020 October

  • The Run Down On Mycorrhizae - What It Does, Why It Works And How You Can Use It!

    The Run Down On Mycorrhizae - What It Does, Why It Works And How You Can Use It!

    Date: 19-10-2021
    We speak about plant amendments, additives and nutrients all the time in our newsletters - they really are one of the best and easiest ways to promote robust, healthy growth in hydroponic crops. This month's newsletter is no exception. We'll be tackling the microbial additive known as mycorrhizal fungi (it's a mouthful, we know). Read on to find out what this additive is, why it works and how you can use it for your best yield ever!
  • 5 Alternatives to Manual Pest Control

    5 Alternatives to Manual Pest Control

    Date: 01-10-2020
    Recently, we have had a number of enquires about how we like to control pests like aphids and caterpillars in our hydroponic and aquaponic systems. The short answer is that we do it by hand. While this is possible for us in a commercial environment, we know that spending hours checking each of your plants for caterpillars is not realistic for the average at-home gardener. With this in mind, we thought we would share 5 of our favourite at-home methods for getting rid of those garden nasties, and why they stand out to us as alternatives to manual pest control.