It might seem logical that the more nutrients the plant get, the faster it will grow. In reality, a plant can only absorb a certain amount of nutrients. This amount depends on the type of plant (herbs vs. tomatoes for...Continue reading
Maintain your Botanium and keep it clean to grow healthy plants. Here are seven tips that explain how. Change water now and thenA plant not only absorbs water and nutrients through the roots, it also releases elements into the water. These...Continue reading
Hydroponics is simply growing without soil. The roots need water, nutrients and oxygen, all of which can be provided in a more efficient way than in soil. Botanium's porous growing medium absorbs a lot of water, while also providing an aerated environment...Continue reading
Like its relatives chili peppers, potatoes and tobacco, tomatoes originates from South America. The name ”tomato” comes from the word tomatl which means ”the swelling fruit” in the Aztec language. It is a fast growing plant that thrives in hydroponic systems like Botanium.Continue reading
How do you use artificial light when growing plants? Is it really needed, and what light should you use? What about these pink "grow lights" that have become common the last years?