Plant Lighting Hydroponics is proud to announce that we are now selling Revelry odor absorbing, water resistant luggage. When it comes to style and quality we have yet to find carbon lined luggage that can compete with Revelry. This is due to their simple logo combined with quality materials that make for an unbeatable bag. Whether you’re going to a company Christmas party or you’re going across the country Revelry has a tote that will suit your style and needs. Continue reading
Plant Lighting Hydroponics is proud to announce that we are now carrying the Triminator Mini Dry. A proprietary material makes up the Triminator Mini Dry. Which reduces the need for lubricants and reduces friction by eliminating metal on metal interfaces. Due to no lubricants you’re able to keep plant material and trim pure. Less friction reduces resin loss and stickiness because of no heat build up. As a result you get the cleanest, highest clarity extracts. Continue reading
The long awaited Hortilux DE HPS bulb is now available. Hortilux has always been our go to choice for single ended 1000w HPS bulbs. Therefore we can’t wait to see what the DE’s can do. When looking at the Hortilux DE there are a couple things that you notice instantly. We all know that Hortilux makes some awesome bulbs. Let’s take a look at a couple of the improvements that sets the Hortilux DE above the rest.
The pH Scale
What is pH and why is it so important to our plants? pH is a measure of acidity or alkalinity of a solution. It is important to your plants because when the pH is correct your plants can uptake all their food and when your pH is off your plants may starve.
I am a longtime gardener, but I have never used rockwool, grown in a DWC, or used a floating raft. So I set out to do all three. I got one sheet of Grodan 1.5 x 1.5 grow plugs, one 2 x 2 flood tray by Brotherhood products, and the KonTiki lettuce raft, also by Brotherhood products.
Consumer demand for natural and organic products has increased. Consequently indoor gardening companies have taken notice. As a result producers now offer a wide range of nutrients, soil-less mixes, and other products made for growers growing organically! It can be hard to make a decision without spending hours and hours researching brands, ingredients, and production practices.
The water temperature in hydroponic systems is something that many new gardeners tend to overlook. Most plants are better off with cool water, specifically water that’s between 65 and 70 degrees Fahrenheit. The pumps and lights of indoor hydroponic systems create heat, and in order to maintain a low water temperature, many gardeners use a chiller. It is very important to understand that cold water holds more dissolved oxygen than warm water. For example, water at a temperature of 65 degrees Fahrenheit has an oxygen capacity twice that of water at 85 degrees Fahrenheit. The water temperature is the conduit for oxygen to be absorbed by the roots. Continue reading
Taking your garden indoors can be a fruitful, rewarding endeavor! Not only can you create an idyllic green space in your home, you can also grow and eat fresh vegetables year round! When creating an indoor hydroponic or soilless media system there is much to be considered, including what type of growth medium you will use. It’s important to choose the right material for your system and the plants you will be growing. Fortunately, there are many options available to meet the needs of any indoor grower!
Container gardening is a great option when you have limited outdoor space and time. If you have poor soil and limited yard space, you can still enjoy fresh herbs, vegetables, and flowers! Today, one can see grow container gardens popping up in urban areas on windowsills, porches, rooftops, and even parking lots.