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Fertiliser and Pets: yay or nay?

Fertiliser and Pets: yay or nay?

If you have a dog or cat as a pet, you need to be cautious with fertilisers. Read about which plants are dangerous for dogs and cats and what general precautions to take when using fertilisers.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Hesi Grow Schedule for Healthy Plants

A Comprehensive Guide to Hesi Grow Schedule for Healthy...

Who doesn't dream of lush blooms and robust plants? To make this dream a reality, plants need more than just adequate light and water; they also require nutrients. This is where Hesi products come into play! Read here all the details about our products and the growschedules. 

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How to grow tomatoes on a balcony

How to grow tomatoes on a balcony

If you have a balcony and a minimum of sunshine, you can do it without any problems. Follow our tips, take the chance with an urban micro-garden and grow your own tomatoes on your balcony. The first step is to find out whether your balcony has the minimum conditions necessary to grow tomatoes successfully. The main thing is that the plant receives enough direct sunlight (a...

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Vertical Gardening in your own home

Vertical Gardening in your own home

Vertical Gardening literally translates to "upright gardening". Such a garden can fulfill numerous functions. Read more in this blog and get inspired to start your own vertical garden.

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Spring Into Action: Prepping your Plants for a Season of Growth

Spring Into Action: Prepping your Plants for a Season o...

Spring is just around the corner, and it's the perfect time to get your green friends ready for a season of vibrant growth and blooming beauty. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or just starting to dip your toes into the soil, these tips will help you and your plants spring into action. So, grab your gardening gloves, and let's get started!

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Darwin's Legacy: Auxins & Modern Horticulture

Darwin's Legacy: Auxins & Modern Horticulture

In the 1880s, Darwin and his son Francis embarked on a series of experiments that unveiled the existence of plant hormones. We will discuss the importance of these findings because modern horticulture practices that are being used today are using the techniques discovered by Darwin almost 150 years ago!

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The Power of Companion Planting

The Power of Companion Planting

Discover Companion Planting: an age-old secret to boost plant health! Learn how pairing plant species can control pests and create a thriving garden. Read all about it in our blog!

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How to create a wildlife winterproof garden

How to create a wildlife winterproof garden

There is a lot you can do in the winter like planting frost-resistant plants and giving wildlife an opportunity to survive the winter. In this blog we highlight some of the options you have to make your garden a winter wonderland that is alive and kicking!

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How to get rid of Mealybugs

How to get rid of Mealybugs

Those fuzzy cottony clusters on the leaves and stems of your plants - Mealybugs. Discover proven strategies to combat mealybugs, one of the most common pests affecting houseplants.

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Hesi at Mary Jane 2023

Hesi at Mary Jane 2023

Trade shows are always a highlight on the Hesi calendar: the direct exchange with retailers, business partners, and end customers provides us with honest feedback and a great opportunity to maintain new and long-standing contacts...

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Choosing the Right Pot Size for Your Plant

Choosing the Right Pot Size for Your Plant

Have you ever considered a plastic bottle as a plant pot? Or what about a brick, an old car tyre, or even a shoe? In this blog we will talk about the different options of plant pots and what to consider for your green friends. 

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Growing strawberries from seeds to plant

Growing strawberries from seeds to plant

Discover the comprehensive beginner's guide to growing strawberries from seeds. Learn about ideal conditions, seed selection, soil prep, planting techniques, and maintenance tips for successful homegrown strawberries. Start your journey today!

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Best Houseplants for Experienced Growers

Best Houseplants for Experienced Growers

Are you an experienced indoor gardener looking for a new challenge? Have you been growing houseplants for a while now? Read this blog to learn about how to take care of these plants and how to use Hesi Fertilisers.

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What are boosters, and how are they different from fertilisers?

What are boosters, and how are they different from fert...

Hesi Boosters have two main benefits: saving time and saving energy. By using Hesi Boosters, the time it takes for plants to develop their root system, improve their overall health and condition, maintain their growth medium, and produce fruits and flowers is significantly reduced. Boosters differ from fertilisers in that they do not provide primary NPK nutrients but instead...

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Amino acids & enzymes in plants

Amino acids & enzymes in plants

By pampering our plants and adding the right vitamins and amino acids to them, we are able to support the plants in the difficult task imposed on them: to grow as much as possible. We are creating not just strong plants, but you can see them as body builders. As already described in our article on vitamins, we are not talking about pills and drinks for humans as plants canno...

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Tips for successful hydroponic growing

Tips for successful hydroponic growing

Hydroponic systems can be complex and consist of many working parts, which can make growing and maintenance seem like a difficult task. We have therefore put together some tips to make your hydroponic growing into a success! 

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Houseplants for beginners

Houseplants for beginners

We have all been there. You go to the store, pick a beautiful houseplant that you think is going to be perfect for your home and then it turns brown and dies within days. Getting started with houseplants can be intimidating–especially if you're new to gardening or don't have much experience caring for plants. Have no fear! We've collected some of our favourite low-maintenan...

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Why do leaves turn yellow in autumn?

Why do leaves turn yellow in autumn?

As the scent of pumpkin spiced lates flourishes through the cafes and the warm cosy scarfs are taken out of the closet, the northern hemisphere begins to enter the autumn equinox. The fall-coloured season has arrived! An official farewell to the summer, with colder temperatures and shorter days. That’s when we put on our sweaters and boots, and get ready for a nice stroll th...

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Different Types of Horticultural Lighting

Different Types of Horticultural Lighting

We get a lot of questions about which lamps are the best. Then the question arises, should you use grow-lamps at all? Or is natural sun-light sufficient? This is a difficult question and really depends on many factors. In this article we want to share different typs of lamps in one overview so you can make a better decision on which ones to use for your grow.

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The Wood Wide Underground Web

The Wood Wide Underground Web

Ever wondered what happens UNDER the ground? In this article, we take you underground the forest's crazy connected web. 

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Vitamins in Plants

Vitamins in Plants

What are vitamins actually? What do they do? And why do plants need Vitamins? How can you recognize a vitamin deficiency in your plants?

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Indoor kitchen garden guide | grow your own edible herbs, veggies & fruits

Indoor kitchen garden guide | grow your own edible herb...

Kitchen gardens are fun and allow you to experience the process of seeds growing into food. You can grow a lot of the same plants or you can grow a variety of different plants. Besides the countless health benefits of growing your own herbs, fruits and vegetables, a kitchen garden makes sure that you will always have a few things to harvest and use inside the kitchen to perf...

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The Secret of Variegated Plants

The Secret of Variegated Plants

Plants with albinism, also known as variegated plants - a new trend that you see all over social media. But how does this phenomenon happen? 

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5 things you need to know about soil

5 things you need to know about soil

What is soil? And what types of soil are there? This article will give you all the know how! 

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