Author Archives: Radek

Boosters: stimulating processes in the plant.

Boosters: stimulating processes in the plant Booster quite literally means a product or substance used to initiate or accelerate a process, to deliver an injection of energy. In plant cultivation boosters are products whose ingredients influence the vital processes of the plant, with positive outcomes for the grower. These substances are often referred to as ‘stimulators’ […]

What does a healthy root system do for your plant?

What does a healthy root system do for your plant? Like humans, plants need water and nutrients to survive. Above ground it is easy to see your plants develop. The roots of your plant absorb nutrients from the soil. They then transport these to the stem of the plant. From there, the nutrients spread within […]

Identify symptoms of nitrogen deficiency in plant leaves

Identify symptoms of nitrogen deficiency in plant leaves A nitrogen deficiency can be recognised by yellow leaves. This is because chlorophyll disappears from the leaves. You’ll first see this happen in the older leaves at the bottom of the plant. This happens because plants transport the available nitrogen to their young leaves and growing points. […]

How does temperature affect plant growth in grow rooms?

How does temperature affect plant growth in grow rooms? It will not come as a surprise that your plants need the right temperature to grow. Photosynthesis only takes place optimally at the correct temperature. This makes finding the correct temperature very important. But which temperature is required for what? Photosynthesis If you grow indoors, it […]

How fresh air and carbon dioxide help indoor plants grow?

How fresh air and carbon dioxide help indoor plants grow Plants need fresh air to grow and dispose of their waste. The quality of the air plays a crucial role in photosynthesis. That makes fresh air important for taking your culture to a higher level. In nature fresh air is obviously readily available. But you […]

Do I need additives?

Do I need additives? Growing outdoors for beginners. Additives are a bonus. A plant has a number of basic requirements: light, water, carbon dioxide, a nice temperature and humidity. If these requirements are fulfilled and you’re also providing basic nutrition, you do not necessarily need additives. However, they can give your plants a good bit […]

Do I need basic nutrition?

Do I need basic nutrition? Growing outdoors for beginners. Plants need certain elements to reach flowering. Three of these elements can be gotten from air and water: carbon, hydrogen and oxygen. But apart from these, a plant needs other essential nutrients. An element is called essential if a plant cannot complete its life cycle without […]

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