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Nutrients for your Botanium

Nutrients for your Botanium

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 instance) or the stage the plant is in (seedling vs. flowering). Adding too muc...
Maintenance and tips 🌿

Maintenance and tips 🌿

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 elements are organic compounds that over time can build u...
Soil-less gardening 🌱

Soil-less gardening 🌱

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 for the roots.  The benefit of this is no...
How to grow tomatoes

How to grow tomatoes

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.
When and how to use growing lights

When and how to use growing lights

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?

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