Hydroponic Growing Blog
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?
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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.
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...
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 ...
So we’ve put together some tips on how to keep your grow cool this summer.
Keeping a room cooler is so much easier, if you’ve got good headroom...
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 ...
Brrr- It’s cold at the moment
When it’s cold outside, hydroponic growing can still provide fantastic results if done properly.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.