Leaving your indoor garden unattended for a while? We cover the basic checklist before going away for absence times of a few days to a few weeks. We also explain a low-tech budget technique to double nutrient reservoir capacity with a DIY siphon and more advanced solutions such as automatic pH dosing equipment.
Should you bother lining the walls of your indoor garden with reflective, metalized sheeting or does simple matt white paint do a sufficient job of reflecting stray photons from your grow lights back at your plants? Hmmmm?
Use a PAR meter to determine the effective coverage of your grow lights for your chosen plant species.
Some useful checkpoints to consider when planning a new indoor garden / grow room.