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Indoor growing, Nutrients, Science, Silicon -

What is… Silicon? “The biochemistry of Silicon in planta is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma” (Epstein, 2001). Silicon is still today not as well understood as many of the other elements that we commonly use in our plant feeding regimes, it’s probably not used as widely as other additives and yet it is (in my opinion) one of the most important tools in a grower’s arsenal. I say this because of what it can do for your plants throughout all stages of growth and reproduction, which varies from helping the plant to support itself through stronger...

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Environment, Humidity, Hydroponics, Indoor growing, Science, Winter -

Humidity… Don’t sweat it! What is humidity? You know those really hot days, when no matter what we do we just can’t cool ourselves down… that’s mainly due to high humidity! When the air around us is saturated with water vapour, we cannot cool ourselves, as the sweat from our skin can’t evaporate. Then we have the really hot days that we could just lay in the sun all day but stay relatively cool… That’s due to low humidity! The air is quite dry and allows any perspiration to evaporate off of our skin and keep us cool. However, extremely...

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