Nutrient formulations

Which nutrient brand is best?

There is much commercial hype surrounding nutrient brands. Despite this hype, it is actually quite simple to make a calculated decision when choosing a brand.
This chapter aims to provide a basic understanding of the key factors concerning plant nutrients:

-  Plant nutrient needs
-  1, 2 or 3-part nutrients?
-  Grow & Bloom nutrients
-  Plant nutrient labelling
-  Nutrient concentration
-  pH buffering capacity
-  Nutrient solubility

When considered together, these factors allow growers to make a meaningful comparison of different brands.