Activated charcoal has been in use for centuries as an air/water purifier, health supplement and chemical ‘scrubber’, in fact activated carbon has some of the strongest physical adsorption properties of any material even known. Activated charcoal, also known as ‘activated carbon’ is made by burning hardwood, nutshells, coconut husks, animal cones and/or other carbonaceous materials. […]
These posts are a collation of content that we have published on the various iterations of our website over the 30 years we have been kickin around. They were written before the advent of LED technology and therefore are any lighting articles will be related purely to using HPS/MH lighting systems. We are posting them here for posterity purposes, because we were delighted to find them again and because the information is still accurate.
The most commonly used method of hydroponic plant fertilization is through the nutrient solution applied to the root zone. While plant root systems are in the most part highly efficient at absorbing mineral nutrients, certain conditions can prevent optimal uptake rates of some of the elements plants require. When plants are stressed for some reason, […]
Powdery mildew is a fungus disease that affects plants on a world wide scale. On crops such as the cucurbits (cucumber, gerkins, melons, courgette and pumpkins), powdery mildew is the principal disease causing yield and quality reductions in hydroponic culture. While powdery mildew does reduce growth and yields, its main effect tends to be in […]
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