Are your hydroponic plants getting too cold?

April 15, 2016 0 comments
Like people, plants can also "catch their death" or so to speak. When you walk into your grow room with just a t-shirt on do you feel cool? If you do then it means your plants are likely getting too cold, especially when the lights are off. Tempe... Read more

Trimming Equipment at Seaton Hydro

March 21, 2016 0 comments
Looking for trimming equipment? At Seaton Hydro we have something for amateurs and professionals alike. Read on to learn more!   Trimming equipment at Seaton Hydro Horticulturalists often use trimming equipment to remove protruding leaves a... Read more

Qubelok Solutions – Build Whatever You Need!

March 17, 2016 0 comments
Qubelok Aluminium struts and accessories are a fantastic solution for any storage need – you can build whatever you need!   What is Qubelok? Qubelok is a system of square hollow aluminium tubes and a range of accessories including connect... Read more

Hydroponic Grow Systems

February 15, 2016 0 comments
Hydroponic Growing Systems While there are many different hydroponic systems available on the world market they all can be broken into two categories. One is the recycling system and the other is the run-to-waste system. Recycling Systems Le... Read more

Bud XL – Fruit & Flower Supercharger

January 28, 2016 0 comments
Bud XL by House & Garden is a unique bloom-stage additive. Its proprietary mix of vitamins and enzymes signals the plant to transfer sugars from the leaves to the fruit, increasing the size and sweetness of the fruit. It has the same effect o... Read more

Water Fundamentals and Filtration Explained!!

January 25, 2016 0 comments
Water Fundamentals Water and water treatment is a complex business. The quality of water, suburb-to-suburb, city-to-city varies significantly. Firstly, Australian water providers are dealing with an arid climate. Cities like Perth have large po... Read more

Vegetable PH / PPM / cF Values

January 21, 2016 0 comments
These nutrient pH and TDS values are for hydroponic gardening only. Vegetable Crops pH cF PPM Artichoke 6.5-7.5 8-18 560-1260 Asparagus 6.0-6.8 14-18 980-1260 Bean (Common) 6.0 20-40 1400-2800 Beetroot 6.0-6.5 ... Read more

Beginners Guide to Hydroponics

January 12, 2016 0 comments
BEGINNERS GUIDE TO HYDROPONICS   How long should I run my lights? Vegetative phase = 18 hrs. per day. Flowering phase = 12 hrs. per day.   What distance between light and plant is best? The gap should be approx. 40cm for 40... Read more

Digital Ballasts?? Exciting Statistics Explained!!

June 16, 2015 0 comments
Quantum Digital ballasts use switching electronics and small frequency inductors to control current and voltage to the lamp. They contain a ‘microprocessor’ similar to what’s used in a home computer. This allows Electronic Ballasts (or E-Ball... Read more

Overview of Hydroponics

May 26, 2015 0 comments
Hydroponics The key to successful hydroponic gardening firstly understands how a plant produces food and grows. The manufacture of food for either a seedling or a cutting starts within the leaf structure of the plant. Chlorophyll, the substance t... Read more

Coco Fibre & Run to Waste?

May 23, 2015 0 comments
The key to optimised yields is an optimised environment (light, temp, RH, CO2 availability etc) and optimised nutrition. Get all of the factors right, all of the time, and you will reap optimum yields. In order to create the best environment for y... Read more