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GETTING READY FOR WINTER

GETTING READY FOR WINTER

So you dirty lot, when it comes to getting ready for winter it means prepping for longer nights, less sunlight and potential for overwatering dormant plants. So here are some tips and tricks to help us all through the winter months;Firstly, the best thing to do is stop most (if not all) of your expectations for growth, rooting and activity. A lot of our beloved houseplants will naturally go dormant in colder, darker conditions and it's important to work alongside them as they do! This means, pulling back on watering, being a lot more patient with our eager watering cans...

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Understanding Horticultural Sand - The Soil Ninja Component Guide

Understanding Horticultural Sand - The Soil Ninja Component Guide

A micro aggregate which makes an ideal component for plants with complex and small root systems. Sand is an age old soil amendment that provides a superb composition when mixed in well!

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Understanding Clay Pebbles - The Soil Ninja Component Guide

Understanding Clay Pebbles - The Soil Ninja Component Guide

A favourite amongst the passive hydroponics lovers! This is a brilliant and versatile growing medium that has been used for many years for everything from aquarium biological filtration to drainage layers in tropical terrariums.

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Understanding Grit - The Soil Ninja Component Guide

Understanding Grit - The Soil Ninja Component Guide

What's the best way to appease rock lovers in the home? Grit! An inert and brilliant potting medium that adds some seriously dense flare.

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Understanding Coarse Pumice - The Soil Ninja Component Guide

Understanding Coarse Pumice - The Soil Ninja Component Guide

Coarse Pumice maybe familiar for it's dry skin shaving capabilities - but it's also a fantastic aggregate amendment for potting substrates! Pumice is a volcanic rock biproduct which has expanded in extremely high heat, then ground down into beautiful chunky rocks.

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