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Drip-feed your knowledge of hydro systems

Dripper systems offer fuss-free feeding and improved yields, making them worthy of anyone's attention.

DID YOU KNOW DRIPPER SYSTEMS ARE ONE OF THE MOST WIDELY USED TYPES OF HYDROPONIC SYSTEMS AROUND THE WORLD, BOTH FOR HOME GROWERS AS WELL AS COMMERCIAL GROWERS TOO?

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Drip-feed your knowledge of hydro systems

Q&A with Holland Hydroponics (Burnley)

We spoke with Michael from Holland Hydroponics (Burnley) to get his thoughts on moving from hand-watering to hydro.

READ ABOUT HIS THOUGHTS ON THE BEST HYDRO SYSTEMS FOR NEW GROWERS, AS WELL AS THE BIGGEST MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT USING A HYDRO SYSTEM

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Q&A with Holland Hydroponics (Burnley)

The Road To Chelsea

Our products are being used in the run up to the prestigious RHS Chelsea Flower Show

READ ABOUT THE BEGINNING OF THIS GREAT GROWING JOURNEY

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The Road To Chelsea

7 top tips to get your best ever results from deep water culture

Looking to get the most from your DWC system? Then follow our top tips to growing success

IF THIS IS A TECHNIQUE YOU'VE BEEN LOOKING TO TRY, CHEK OUT THIS BLOG POST.

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7 top tips to get your best ever results from deep water culture

DWC and R-DWC - What are they?

If you've seen the DWC and R-DWC systems in your local hydroponic shop, but not sure what these systems are, then our latest blog post can help.

WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE?

This blog will show you the differences between the 2 techniques, which'll help you choose the system that suits your needs best.

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DWC and R-DWC what's the difference

Wilma: Automated Watering in Pots

If you’ve ever thought about how you can make growing easier (and we’re sure you have), then maybe it’s time you automated your watering schedule with Wilma.

TIME FEEDS TO PERFECTION

This blog intends to give you as much information on the growing process in a Wilma dripper as possible, so you can decide whether it’s right for you.

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Wilma Automated Watering in Pots

How to get the most from your Aeroponic propagator

When used correctly, an aeroponic propagator like the X-Stream Aero, will dramatically increase the speed at which your cuttings will root and be ready to transplant.

REDUCE THE RISK OF DRYING OUT, DAMPING-OFF AND FUNGAL INFECTIONS

Here’s some information we see as really important to getting the most from your aeroponic propagation system...

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How to get the most from your eroponic propagator

NFT FAQ's

Got a question about using NFT? Maybe our latest blog post can help.

HOW DO I ADD MY SOIL STARTED PLANTS TO NFT

If you’ve started in soil in pots tip the plant out of the pot...

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NFT Systems

Hyjo Guest Blog - IWS Flood & Drain

Cliff & Dani from Hyjo give their top tips on how to use IWS Flood & Drain

HOW TO GET THE MOST FROM IWS F&D

IWS Flood & Drain is a great system for a medium to large scale grower and the guys from Hyjo are offering ter top tips.

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IWS Flood & Drain

Holland Hydroponics Guest Blog - DWC

At Holland Hydroponics we’re often asked when growers want to switch from hand watering, usually in a soil or coco grow medium, into a fully automated hydroponic system, what would we recommend?

THERE IS ONLY ONE ANSWER AND THAT'S OXYPOT.

Although a completely different principle to hand watering as it’s...

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Nutriculture Grow Systems  - Oxypot

The benefits of aeroponic growing

The idea behind Aeroponics is so simple. Basically it’s a process of growing in air with a fine mist being sprayed directly to the roots.

How Aeroponics work.

Plants are placed into net pots and held into position over a fine mist ...

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Nutriculture Grow Systems  - Aeroponic Growing System

The warmer months are almost upon us (If they arrive that is!)

So we’ve put together some tips on how to keep your grow cool this summer.

Max headroom

Keeping a room cooler is so much easier, if you’ve got good headroom...

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Nutriculture Grow Systems  - Warm Weather Growing Blog

How to increase growth rates with Ebb & Flood

Ebb & Flood is simple to use and has just a few things you need to control in order to get fantastic yields.

How Ebb & Flood works

You set the feed start times and durations ...

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Nutriculture Grow Systems  - Ebb & Flood Grow Systems

Brrr- It’s cold at the moment

When it’s cold outside, hydroponic growing can still provide fantastic results if done properly.

So, whether you choose a Dripper, NFT, DWC or any other hydro system, follow our tips below and you can still get the high yielding crop you’re looking for.

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Facebook update 5th November 2015

When adjusting your pH using Phosphoric Acid (pH down) or Potassium Hydroxide (pH up), add to a glass of warm water and stir vigorously before adding to...

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Adjusting pH in Hydroponic Systems

Facebook update 4th November 2015

Our man Jordan has been to see the guys at London Grow today. They have a great selection of grow systems on display, so why not pop in and ask them about how you can get 3x bigger yields with a Nutriculture Grow System.

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Hydroponic Systems at London Grow

Chilli Growing Update

The chillis are coming on strong It's been a few weeks since we last updated you on how our chilli's have been doing and we're pleased to report that they are going from strength to strength. Having spent a few weeks in the X-Stream Heat propagator the chilli seeds have developed nicely and have now been 'pricked out' into pots.

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Pricking Out Chillies

Get into DWC Growing

Deep Water Culture or DWC growing is becoming an ever more popular method of growing for a number of reasons, which this blog will discuss. Hopefully after reading this, you'll be inspired to give it a go yourself or improve on how you use your DWC growing system.

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Oxypot DWC Grow System

Over 8 foot of growth in just 12 weeks!

Just look at the growth on this tomato plant!

We reckon its over 8ft tall!

We won't lie, we're a bit chuffed with the progress so far from this GT205.

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GT205 NFT Grow System