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Rich Hamilton

An industry veteran with over 20 years experience in a variety of roles, Rich is currently a business development manager for a large UK hydroponics distributor. The author of The Growers Guide series, Rich also writes on all aspects of indoor gardening, as well as being an independent industry consultant working closely with hydroponic businesses worldwide.

22 Articles

How To Build A Mini, Low-Maintenance Terrarium Garden

Are you looking for a neat houseplant project? Rich Hamilton offers this how-to guide on creating a mini, low-maintenance terrarium for your home!

Satisfy Your Plants And Rebellious Side With Super Cropping

Super cropping is an advanced gardening technique that could be disastrous if not done correctly. Up your growing game with Rich Hamilton’s how-to guide!

Coco Coir A Sustainable And Eco-Friendly Choice For Growers

More and more growers are making coco their substrate of choice these days. Rich Hamilton takes a look at why it’s so popular.

Could Regenerative Agriculture Be the Answer to Climate Change?

We can’t continue farming following conventional practices. Rich Hamilton looks at regenerative agriculture and how it might help mitigate climate change.

SOS! Preventing and Controlling Whitefly Infestations

Whitefly infestations are brutal! This garden pest reproduces rapidly and is very destructive. Rich Hamilton shares tips on preventing and controlling them.

Reservoir Tank Troubles – Understanding Reservoir Fluctuations

Growing indoors is fun, but there’s a lot of chemistry behind it! Rich Hamilton takes a look at common reservoir tank troubles and how to fix them.

Get Better Fruits By Understanding Roots

Do you understand your plant’s roots? Rich Hamilton tells us how getting to know roots and keeping them healthy will lead to better fruits and yields!

Pest Prevention: The Itsy Bitsy Spider Mite

Pests are a fact of life in the garden, but there are ways to keep them out! Rich Hamilton guides us on how to prevent and treat a spider mite infestation.

Is The Forest City The Way Of The Future?

How can we live more sustainably, help curb climate change, and add more greenery to our lives? Enter the prototype for the world’s first forest city.

How Mushrooms And The Mycelium Network Are Healing The World

Under our feet lies an extraordinary system that helps the world in too many ways to count. Mushrooms and the mycelium network are nothing short of magical!

Growing: Good For The Mind

With everything that’s going on in the world we could all use a mental health break! Did you know that caring for plants leads to a more positive outlook?

The Foliar Frontier: Give Your Plants The Edge

Looking for an edge in the world of growing? Foliar feeding might be the best way to get it. Fast-track nutrients and get great results; it’s easy to do!

The Three Stages Of Flower – Understanding the Flowering Cycle

Push your plants to their maximum potential by tailoring nutrition to their specific life cycle. We can help you understand each phase with this easy guide!

Do Your Plants Have A Drinking Problem? Understanding Uptake

Are your plants drinking a little too much? Nutrient uptake can be confusing; we’re breaking it down for you to cover all of your hydroponic growing needs.

The 7 Deadly Sins of Growing

Have you ever heard of the seven deadly sins in the world of growing? Here’s our list of the things you should never do in the grow room!

Can Mushrooms Save the Bees?

Mushrooms might be the answer to saving declining bee populations. Experts say they’ve seen a decrease in virus levels in bees that drink a fungi extract.