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Hi all,

Welcome to the latest quarterly Somerset Hydroponics newsletter!

Springtime is upon us and soon to be early summer so now may be the time for you to revise your ventilation equipment needs if last summer left your beloved plants panting for a higher airflow to help in keeping the temperatures down. It is also worth considering Humidifiers in the grow room if the temperature rises so high that a healthy humidity level falls below acceptable, but as we are living in good ol' blighty, it may be that a temperature increase and heavy rainfall creates the need to consider a Dehumidifier and for that we have the amazing low wattage (purpose made for the grow room) Pure Factory Dehumidifier. Don’t forget that we are here to help you achieve your growing goals so pick up the phone, drop us an email, poke our Facebook or even Tweet our Twitter (gently!) if you need any advice! 


Following on from our last newsletter regarding the awesome RUSH RDWC (recirculating deep water culture) growing system from Nutriculture  we have now removed our highly successful (the Chili crop was amazing!) live demo RUSH growing system from our Secret Jardin DR300W grow tent  to run a new live demo utilising Autopot XL gravity fed growing system. As you can see from the photos below our Aubergine and Twilight Chili seedlings are just about ready to be introduced into a 60/40 mix of Dutch Pro coco and Gold Label clay pebbles. As with previous demos in the DR300W grow tent, the plants will be illuminated by 2x Sunmaster Hobby 600w Variable Digital Air-Cooled Goldstar digital grow light's set at 400watt output to start with until we hit them with the full 660watt boost output. We may throw a curve-ball into the lighting set-up by adding one of the now world famous Budmaster LED grow lights into the equation!!

New Products

Buddhas Tree - Advanced Meta Boost:

Buddhas Tree Advanced Meta-BOOST Stimulates and fuels a metabolic increase in the plant by providing the correct type of energy sources to the plants cells to energise their activity. As we know plants grow and develop by splitting and reproducing their cells. Stimulates essential oil production. Bigger harvests. Better flavour!

Buddhas Tree - Flower Burst:

Buddhas Tree Flower Burst has been formulated to give plants the nutrients they need for a smooth transition between the vegetative growth stage and the flowering stage. Used alongside your base nutrient, Flower Burst encourages the development of flower clusters and stronger roots, which paves the way for improved yields later on.

Buddhas Tree - PK 9-18:

Buddhas Tree PK 9-18 is a very highly concentrated PK booster that is designed to supplement any base nutrient and generate up 40% extra yield! Because Buddhas Tree PK 9-18 is so concentrated it represents excellent value-for-money. Buddhas Tree PK 9-18 increases the size and quality of your crop, no matter what main nutrient you use. For even better results, use with Buddhas Tree - Advanced Meta-Boost.

Buddhas Tree - Solar Green Power Silica:

Solar Green Power uses silicic acid – the most available form of silica/silicon - to help build huge stems and strong branches capable of supporting the heaviest fruits and flowers. Silicic acid also improves a plant's immune system - increasing its resistance to pests and diseases, as well as improving nutrient uptake and absorption of CO2.

Hesi Boost:

Hesi Boost is a popular bloom stimulator and flowering promoter designed for use during the productive stage of the plant life cycle. Made from a mixture of concentrated fruit enzymes, Hesi Boost contains the elements potassium (1%), phosphorous (1%), calcium, iron, magnesium, copper, molybdenum, zinc, and selenium.

Orca Premium liquid Mycorrhizae:

Orca is an exciting new product representing the pinnacle of biological inoculants, Orca is a highly concentrate mycorrhizal and beneficial bacteria product. Bringing together 4 highly effective endo mycorrhizal species with 11 super aggressive bacteria strains this all-in-one inoculant is all you need when it comes to beneficial’s. Never before has such a powerful inoculant been so clean, easy to apply and affordable.

SureAir Power Blast:

This is a brand new product launched in January 2016. This is not a standard aerosol air freshener  - it‘s an innovative ‘Blast‘ spray, which really is an impressive product.

Rhino Fan Controllers:

A complete range of silent Speed, Thermostatic and Day/Night fan controllers guaranteed for silent operation.

Amazon Aeroponic Grow Kits:

This Amazon Aeroponic Hydroponic grow kit includes everything needed from seed to harvest. We are here to help you every step of the way with your growing kit, so please contact us for any advice if required!

Guard'n'Aid Spider Mite killer:

Pyrethrum based target contact insecticide for the use against SpiderMite and their eggs. Pyrethrins as an oil based formulation with added Canola oil at the high level of 83% targets the respiratory organ and nervous system of insects. MIXING: This 250ml concentrate will make up 15 x 750ml sprays. Mix Guard'n'Aid SpiderMite concentrate in a suitable sprayer, shake well until thoroughly mixed and apply.

We continuously add new products, so check back on-site often!