What if there was a natural soil conditioner that was not only easy to source but could feed soil microbiology and remain stable for thousands of years? Well, read on! Biochar has the most complex structure of any material on Earth and is excellent for improving soil retention while also protecting against soil-borne diseases.View Article
What are enzymes? Why are so many fertilizer companies adding enzymes to their ever-expanding list of essential supplements? Enzymes are extremely small, yet powerful proteins made of complex chains of amino acids folded in shapes reminiscent of Pac-Man.View Article
Age Old Nutrients
Embracing the “Age-Old” ways of growing, while weaving in specific technologies that enhance the growth of plants in a sustainable way, Age Old Nutrients strike that beautiful balance between the natural and synthetic worlds. With a profound respect and appreciation for the old ways, along with a culture that thrives on research and innovation, Age Old continues to test and develop plant nutritional products that bring solutions to growers everywhere. You can find Age Old products being used in greenhouses, container gardening, landscaping, and commercial hydroponic production. These fertilizers, plant nutrients, and soil conditioners are also used on ornamentals, golf courses, farms, lawns, and athletic fields.
Look for upcoming announcements about Age Old’s latest plant food developments. Ask for their products from your preferred Hydrofarm dealer or visit Hydrofarm.com to find out more.
pH Up & pH Down from Cutting Edge Solutions
Now available, the new CES pH Up™ and CES pH Down™ are more concentrated than the competition and don’t contain those unwanted dyes. The liquid pH Down is an acidic buffer that lowers water and nutrient solution pH. It contains both phosphoric acid and citric acid, the latter of which may increase nutrient stability. The pH Up product is an alkaline buffer for raising nutrient solution pH. Both of these proprietary blends are highly concentrated, yet they can be shipped without HazMat fees. These products are potent, so add to nutrient solutions slowly and carefully. Amounts of CES pH Down required for adjustment will vary, depending on the strength of nutrient mixture and purity of the water source used.
Learn more about CES pH Up™ and CES pH Down™ by visiting Hydrofarm.com
Xtrasun LT1 Lighting Controller
The Xtrasun LT1 provides dual zone lighting control for use with Xtrasun double-ended fixtures. Xtrasun DE systems offer reliable technology at a reasonable price, and the LT1 is capable of controlling up to 160 of these fixtures (80 for each zone). The LT1 controller is specifically designed to be used with the Xtrasun XTDEKT1 and XTDEOKT1 lighting fixtures, which use 0-10v dimming and have the proper RJ14 ports for compatibility. In addition to controlling the on/off scheduling of the light fixtures, the LT1 controller offers temperature based dimming, auto shutdown for extreme temperature situations, sunrise/sunset simulation, and connections for external equipment such as dehumidifiers and air conditioning systems.
If you are seeking increased efficiency and features from your Xtrasun DE systems, then the LT1 is the controller for you!
Harvest Pro Laboratory Vacuum Oven
Available in 3.4 and 6.2 cubic feet
In vacuum applications, a cold trap is a device that condenses all vapors except the permanent gases into a liquid or solid. Harvest Pro® Terp Traps can significantly reduce the wear and tear on vacuum pumps. They will trap and collect plant terpenes that are lost during the vacuum process. Harvest Pro® Terp Traps are currently available in a – 4° C to -40° or -80° C (-24° to -40° or -112° F) models and are equipped with stainless steel cooling coils and coolant drain outlet. Liquid coolant sold separately.
All the specs can be found at Hawthornegc.com
Gavita Pro E-Series 1000e DE Slim Line
At only 9.7” high, the ‘Slim Line’ is the shortest 240V Gavita fixture ever with the highest light output and maintenance over time. It has the HR96 reflector for maximum efficiency and uniformity. Highly efficient passive cooling of the ballast ensures a longer lifetime of the electronics. Sealed housing with Gore-Tex® ventilation plug and controllable output up to 1150 Watt. Equipped with Repeater Bus interface which is a double-port connector on the ballast that allows you to directly daisy chain 100 fixtures per string and five strings per controller port (maximum of 500 fixtures).
Find out where to buy yours at Hawthornegc.com
General Hydroponics® Ripen® 0.5 – 7 – 6
Promotes increased and abundant flowering with greater oil and fragrance production. This highly concentrated formula provides macro-nutrients that are primarily responsible for flower and fruit growth. Ripen® is a liquid finisher that has been specifically engineered and developed to provide these essential macro-nutrients during this final stage in your high value crops life. Use during the final one to two weeks to trigger early plant ripening and to promote robust flower and fruit production. Think of Ripen® as an investment in your plants.
Visit Hawthornegc.com to find a retailer near you.
New from Green Planet – Rezin
Specifically formulated to enhance the natural processes within flowering plants that produce flavors, aromas, terpenes, and essential oils. It has no PGR’s, nor does it affect PPM allowing you to use Rezin at full strength with any Base nutrient. This is a key differentiator as most competing products on the market will cause your PPM to fluctuate, forcing you to back-off necessary base nutrients in order to use those products at the recommended application rate.
Your plants will love it, and so will you!
Visit mygreenplanet.com for more great products.
The Power of the Sun Inside Your HVAC System
The Sanuvox Green Clean Biowall Max system uses the power of the sun’s UV rays to disinfect the indoor air and prevent powdery mildew contamination. A patented, high-intensity UVC chamber is directly integrated with the cultivation facilities HVAC system and will continually kill up to 99.9% of airborne fungus, mold, and bacteria every hour.
It’s a chemical-free solution that virtually eliminates the need for fungicides. As a non-invasive, non-toxic, completely green solution, it leaves zero residue and no environmental footprint. It also reduces labor costs associated with using manual cleaning systems.
Visit GrowSaver.net for more information.