<![CDATA[GroWell]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 01:05:56 +0000 hourly 1 <![CDATA[Product Testers Wanted!]]> Tue, 03 Feb 2015 11:51:41 +0000 Just take a few seconds to fill out this form and soon afterwards we'll be in touch to collect a suitable delivery address from you for receiving samples (details are stored safely and NEVER sold to third parties, and goods always go out using plain packaging). Before long you could be testing an exciting, yet-to-be-released nutrient or booster for FREE!

Testing for GroWell

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<![CDATA[New OptiClimate Closed Loop Room - Now Open At GroWell Bristol!]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:05:48 +0000 We've designed and built an incredible closed loop growing room at our Bristol store, featuring the futuristic OptiClimate Air Conditioning Unit, Dimlux Expert Series Complete Lighting Systems and Dimlux Maxi Controller! If you haven't had a chance to check these exciting products out yet, make sure you take the opportunity to visit GroWell Bristol or one of the three other locations that include a similar display (GroWell Sheffield, GroWell Coleshill and GroWell Wembley). Right now though, give the OptiClimate and Dimlux articles a read and flick through the pictures below!

Outside of Opti room

Maxi Controller

Dimlux Lights

Lights and Carbon Filter

Dimlux and Ducting

Dimlux Lights

Maxi and Opti Controls

Side view of Dimlux

Closed Loop Overview

OptiClimate System

Plant Temperature Camera

Lights on!


OptiClimate System

From the outside

Closed Loop Room

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<![CDATA[GroWell’s World Cup Plant Predictor]]> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 14:06:35 +0000 A few weeks ago we started off thirty-two seeds, assigning one to each country taking part in the Brazil World Cup (you could say this gives a whole new meaning to the phrase “being seeded!”). These were then grouped together based on the official draw, with the idea being that the plants showing the most leaves and best overall development at the cut off point (Monday 9th of June) indicate the qualifiers from the group stages of the tournament.


The choice was made to use Neapli Orange chilli seeds. After all, it’s about time the great nation of Nepal had some input into the World Cup! Also, seed-for-seed they have a very good germination rate.

Chilli SeedsTo further guarantee consistency and fairness, each and every plant received exactly the same treatment by using identical propagating media, growing media, size and type of pot, potting on times, etc.

Potted up plants The moment has now come to compare the growth and development of the plants to establish our first round predictions!


The Results


Group A

Group A

Winner: Brazil

Runner up: Cameroon



Brazil are the clear winners of this group, being both taller and more developed than the others. Cameroon claimed the runners up spot, having just that little bit more than Croatia in terms of overall development. Sadly Mexico took too long to get going and makes for an early exit, heading home in shame!


Group B   

Group B Winner: Spain

Runner up: Chile



Spain streaked away as clear group winners, with Chile out-performing the Netherlands to clinch the runner up position. The Dutch head home, unable to reach the peaks of the last tournament along with Australia who never got started at all.


Group C

Group C

Winner: Columbia

Runner up: Cote d’Ivoire



Columbia, coping with the environment better than the other countries in the group, stormed to a convincing group win. It was close for the runner up spot - Japan put in a big effort but ultimately struggled due to the humidity, thereby failing to match the high level of performance of Cote d’Ivoire. As for Greece, their problems continue, finishing bottom of the group with a whimper.


Group D

Group D

Winner: Uruguay

Runner up: England



The Group of Death, and lets face it, the one everyone is interested in. True to form this was the most closely contested of all the groups, where realistically any of the four teams may have qualified if in one of the other groups. Uruguay simply had too much power for the competition and ended up finishing top. The question is, who gets that runner up spot? Costa Rica exceeded expectations, but it was not enough to surpass Italy. So then, could we do anything to stop the boys in blue? Well… actually, yes! With more leaves and overall development the Three Lions roar on!


Group E

Group E

Winner: France

Runner up: Switzerland



France make amends for recent tournament failures by easily winning the group. On the other hand, Honduras suffered from indiscipline and failed to progress, leaving Ecuador and Switzerland to battle it out for the remaining place. Ecuador seemed to be performing well, but had real issues with the humidity, leading to thick leathery deformed leaves. While it still looked like they might have done enough, Switzerland pipped them to the post with better overall plant development.


Group F

Group F

Winner: Argentina

Runner up: Nigeria



As you would expect, Argentina make it through winning the group without any difficulty. Bosnia failed to get started, and both Nigeria and Iran suffered problems with gnarly leaves. Nigeria though had the benefit of new shoots, taking them through to the next round at Iran’s expense. This was a tough call as they seemed to be suffering a similar amount, but Nigeria appeared to be pulling through it more.


Group G

Group G

Winner: Portugal

Runner up: USA



Similar to Group F, we had one performance that stood out as Portugal romped to the group win. Again all the other teams struggled with deformed leaves and underperformance. Again it was the new growth that decided it, and at expense of the highly tipped, ever reliable Germany, the USA sneaks through to the next round.


Group H

Group G

Winners: Korea Republic

Runner up: Russia



Another group where almost everyone found conditions difficult, but the Republic of Korea dominated taking the group at a relative canter. Belgium who were a lot of peoples dark horses for the tournament, didn’t perform to expectations, and with Algeria failing to get started at all it was Russia who took the runner up spot, by virtue of their superior overall development.


So there you have it! Those are the results! What do you think? Why not guess and see how many predictions you reckon our psychic plants will get correct?


All plants will continue to be grown for predictions in the next round. Stay tuned!

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<![CDATA[GroWell vs World's Hottest Chilli!]]> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 15:10:14 +0000 Weighing in with a wicked Scoville rating of 1,569,300 SHU (a standard Jalapeno falls somewhere between 2,500 and 10,000 SHU), the Carolina Reaper first came to our attention as a customer-sent Christmas present. Being a regular on the chilli show circuit, Keith had always wanted to try a superhot species and decided that this gift afforded him an opportunity too good to pass up. What then followed was an exercise in pain, a demonstration of determination and, well, a tremendously amusing spectacle for the small crowd of excited onlookers!


Check out the pictures and watch the video, all whilst trying to keep a straight face – we bet you can’t do it!

Smiling would quickly become a forgotten expression, for Keith at least!

The Carolina Reaper is so hot that you are advised not to swallow the chilli pepper.

Keith chewed on the Carolina Reaper for about 40 seconds, then disposed of the remains.

Keith had to man the phones after this 'experience'. That is dedication.

Safe to say it's hurting now.

Milk will make everything better...

Apparently not.

Finally Keith can see light at the end of the tunnel.

Turns out it's FIRE.

When you've got to close your eyes and concentrate to block out the pain, you know you're in trouble.

If we could put background music with these pictures, it'd have to be something by the The Flaming Lips.

Credit where credit's due, Keith was the only person at GroWell brave enough to try a Carolina Reaper... and he survived!

The video of Keith's terrible ordeal can be seen below.

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<![CDATA[Fiery Foods Chilli Festival 2013]]> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 14:19:30 +0000 This fantastic event has continued to grow through the years and now includes an incredibly diverse range of things to do and see.

For starters there are a huge number of stalls on site offering up all kinds of weird and wonderful chilli-based concoctions, such as sauces, sweets, chutneys, colas, coffees, cookery kits, decorations and more!

Also don’t forget that we’ll be there too, promoting everything you need to grow the most potent of fruits… lights, tents, growing systems, nutrients, media, plant supports, gardening tools… you name it!

Then you have the competitions, awards and challenges – involving top chefs, amateur cooks and crazy volunteers! This is where the Fiery Foods UK Chilli Festival really does stand head and shoulders over other similar events. Here’s what you can expect:



- Jalapeno Eating World Record Attempt – for most jalapenos consumed in 1 minute.

- Killer Curry Challenge – whoever eats the most curry wins!



- The National Chilli Awards – small companies compete to win the chance to make their product professionally in the Chillipepperpete kitchen and then put it on the shelves of Chillipepperpete’s Chilli Shop.

- FFUK’s Chilli-eating Contest – the big one! All the big players that are serious about putting themselves through the pain barrier in a bid for eternal glory enter this competition.

- Brighton Chilli Cook-Off (the heats) – 15 teams compete from 11am to 3pm and the champion then qualifies for Sunday’s UK final


- Amateur Sauce Contest – gives people that create homemade chilli sauces the chance to have their efforts judged by professionals.

- FFUK’s Chilli-eating Contest – the big one! All the big players that are serious about putting themselves through the pain barrier in a bid for eternal glory enter this competition.

- UK Chilli Cook-Off – teams compete to produce a gallon of their best tasting chilli in 4 hours and are then judged by a panel of experts. The winners earn themselves a trip to Las Vegas to represent the UK in the chilli section of the World Food Championships


Opening and Closing Times

Friday – 5pm to 10pm

Saturday – 11am to 9pm

Sunday – 11am to 6pm

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<![CDATA[A hot and spicy weekend at Great Dorset Chilli Festival 2013]]> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 17:01:24 +0000 The sun was out, the chillies were hot, the music was loud and the drinks were flowing! Our first appearance at the Great Dorset Chilli Festival proved to be thoroughly entertaining and enjoyable - we'd like to say a big thank you to everyone who stopped by the GroWell stand for a chat!


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<![CDATA[GroWell attends biggest and best North East Chilli Festival yet! ]]> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 22:35:10 +0000 The second annual North East Chilli Festival took place just over a week ago and once again played host to massive crowds of people who were all eager to enjoy the sunshine, live entertainment and vast array of fiery foods!

As expected the weekend turned out to be a huge success and pleasingly many of the visitors that came along went on to spend some time with us at the GroWell stand.

Like last year the Rhizo-Pots managed to generate a huge amount of interest among growers, but by far and away the star of the show was a chilli plant in an IWS Oxy-Pot that also featured an Oxy Frame. What is an Oxy Frame? Stay tuned over the coming months and we will reveal all!

Anyway while hydroponically grown plants do not tend to travel particularly well, this one survived the journey and astounded many people with its size and vibrancy, and clearly demonstrated the benefits of a soilless system.

We also had our usual display of BudBox Grow Tents, with one of them containing the massive aforementioned IWS Oxy-Pot plant, another containing fruiting chilli plants in Rhizo-Pots and the last of the three operating as a propagation tent.

The event was much bigger and better than before, helped of course by the weather, and we definitely look forward to making a return in our efforts to spread the gospel of hydroponics across the North East.

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<![CDATA[We've now arrived in the steel city - GroWell Sheffield]]> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 17:02:51 +0000 In our quest to remain the UK’s biggest and best retailer of hydroponics products and equipment we’re pleased to announce the acquisition of key competitor Aquaculture and its fantastic Sheffield store!


We’ve already given the shop a good old-fashioned GroWell makeover to help freshen things up and also introduce a few new improvements. However the truth is that this was already a top destination for growers located around the north of England!


With customer service at the forefront of everything we do, here’s our promise to you if you’re planning on visiting GroWell Sheffield:


-       Helpful, friendly and expert staff members

-       A bigger, better, brighter store

-       An improved choice of growing products

-       Huge stocks of everything you need

…and much, much more!


GroWell Sheffield store details


Opening Times:

Monday – Saturday 10am – 5pm

Sundays 11am - 4pm



Unit 3 Parkway One,

Parkway Drive,


South Yorkshire


SatNav Reference:

S9 4WU



0845 644 5544

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<![CDATA[Not long to go until the 2013 North East Chilli Festival!]]> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 16:04:16 +0000 Little over a week remains until the start of the second ever North East Chilli Festival and our very first outdoor event of 2013. Here’s hoping for some hot weather… and even hotter chillies!

Considering how successful the show was last year, we simply had to sign up again and would definitely recommend coming along if you can spare the time. Just like before it takes place on the grounds of Seaton Delaval Hall, which sits about 4 miles away from Whitley Bay and 10 miles from Newcastle.

As an indication of the expected popularity of the event, a convenient park-and-ride system has been established to help accommodate the large crowds. The previous opening day saw a staggering seven thousand people or so show up at the festival and this same impressive level of attendance was then repeated 24 hours later. Obviously the organizers must have been doing something right!

So what can you expect to find at the North East Chilli Festival?

In addition to our stand – which aims to remind growers of the equipment available for producing chillies – there are stalls everywhere you look selling all kinds of weird and wonderful products containing the much loved, super spicy fruits. Why not enjoy a casual wander round and get stuck into the free samples of jam, chutney, mayonnaise, beer, coffee and chocolate! We’ll probably join you!

When you’re done burning the inside of your mouth, chill out while watching others suffer during the notorious North East Chilli Eating Competition and also be sure to listen to the live music performed by several top local bands and DJ’s.

Taking place on Saturday the 6th of July and Sunday the 7th of July, the North East Chilli Festival promises to be a lot of fun. Doors open at 10am and close at 6pm on Saturday and 5pm on Sunday. Drop by and see us if you make a visit!

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<![CDATA[Bank Holiday Monday at GroWell]]> Wed, 01 May 2013 15:07:54 +0000 This is just a little reminder that all of our stores will be open Bank Holiday Monday (the 26th of May), welcoming customers between 11:00am and 4:00pm.

Bank Holiday Monday

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<![CDATA[GroWell Bristol to Open on Monday the 22nd of April!]]> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 16:36:38 +0000 It's always nice to be ahead of schedule, especially when that allows us to let you see what our Bristol shop has to offer way before the initial estimated opening date. From 10am on Monday the 22nd of April the doors will open for the very first time and we honestly can't wait to bring the GroWell shopping experience to customers new and old that are based in and around the South West of England!

The new store shall operate 7 days a week and the relevant times are as follows:


Day Time
Monday 10am - 5pm
Tuesday 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 10am - 5pm
Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 11am - 4pm


Other important details can be found below:


Address: Unit 1
Day's Road Commercial Centre
George Jones Road


Call: 0845 223 5088
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<![CDATA[We're Bound For Bristol - New GroWell Store Opening Soon In The South West]]> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 08:06:45 +0000 GroWell Bristol represents our first venture outside of London and the Midlands, but you can still expect to find each and every one of the great features from the stores in those areas!

First off we’ve picked a superb and easy-to-reach location served by numerous efficient motorway and road networks, which conveniently includes plenty of free on-site parking for you at the end of your journey.


Then once in store, our aim is to present you with the most in-demand and effective growing products around – only ever made available after rigorous and thorough testing. These will be used in working displays to demonstrate capabilities where and when possible, and always kept fully stocked up so that if you want something, you can get it! For a second opinion, a cheeky tip or general growing advice, there’s also going to be our friendly, trained experts to consult and question. Big orders are no trouble either – in fact we have a handy loading bay to help you!


As the UK’s number one retailer of hydroponics systems, grow tents, lights, environmental equipment, nutrients, boosters and more, GroWell is able to offer you unbeatable value and fantastic prices – and this will be clearly evident at the new store. Keep your eyes peeled for further news and information, and when we’re up and running drop by to check things out for yourself.


GroWell Bristol opens its doors on Monday the 29th of April


We are currently on the look out for people to join our team at Bristol. Click here if you would like more details.

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<![CDATA[Snow Updates: see how the weather is affecting GroWell stores]]> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 10:25:50 +0000 It couldn't get here in time for Christmas but the snow has well and truly arrived now! All of our stores are open at the moment - we'll let you know if there are any closures. Click here and like us on Facebook for instant updates.

Please note that mail order deliveries may be affected by the disruption depending upon how long it lasts and how quickly the couriers can get back up to speed.


-------------------------------------------------------------- Live Update --------------------------------------------------------------


21/01 - 10:00am - All GroWell stores are open


19/01 - 10:00am - All GroWell stores are open


18/01 - 10:35am - We're afraid to say that Dudley has had to shut up shop because of the weather.


18/01 - 12:27pm - GroWell Hockley Heath and GroWell Coleshill are both now closed too.


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<![CDATA[GroWell South London Now Open!]]> Fri, 11 Jan 2013 16:00:42 +0000  

We're excited to announce that GroWell South London has now officially opened to the general public, taking our number of specialist indoor gardening stores up to six! It is a direct replacement for the old Fulham branch and resides in nearby Merton, serving customers from both of these regions as well Croydon, Merton, Mitcham, Wimbledon and Wandsworth. In fact you'll easily be able to get to the store by car if you're living anywhere around the south of the capital. Good news!


As with all our stores, we aim to provide the following features and benefits:

- Incredible choice of products including lights, growing systems, tents, fans, filters, nutrients, boosters and more

- Huge stocks of everything you see on the shop floor

- Impressive working displays and helpful information boards

- Friendly, expert members of staff who are keen to assist and advise you

- Free parking and great transport links


GroWell South London is located just off Western Road, at Chelsea Fields Industrial Estate.



The full address is: Unit 8 Chelsea Fields Industrial Estate, 278 Western Road, Merton, London.


The SatNav reference is: SW19 2QD (please be aware that some SatNav devices do not send you directly to the store. This postcode will get you onto Western Road, it's then just a case of looking out for our signs)


The phone number is: 0845 345 5174


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<![CDATA[GroWell South London to replace our old Fulham store]]> Wed, 19 Dec 2012 15:28:27 +0000 GroWell Fulham was fun while it lasted but never really fit in with our more advanced, customer-friendly line of stores. Pleasingly we’re already busily working away on a far superior replacement!

Located in close proximity to the former site, GroWell South London has been specifically designed to improve upon every aspect of the shopping experience that you encountered at the old store.


Remember how it was a nightmare to drive to GroWell Fulham and then try and find somewhere to leave your car?


This will no longer be the case! GroWell South London really is easy to get to by car and features plenty of free parking spaces – plus a loading drive-in bay for extra convenience when you need assistance with large orders and big equipment. It has excellent transport links from all directions and proves ideal for topping up your growing supplies if you are based in the regions of Fulham, Croydon, Merton, Mitcham, Wimbledon and Wandsworth... in fact, anywhere around South London!


Remember how small, cramped and awkward GroWell Fulham was to visit? With limited displays and low stock compared to other modern GroWell stores?


We did the best that could be done with the available area! But yes, the Fulham shop had issues regarding space and layout. In contrast, GroWell South London boasts enough room for us to put out 100s of additional products and carry the same high stock levels found at all other shops bearing the GroWell name!


GroWell Fulham wasn’t bad though! Far from it…


Remember how the store had growing experts on hand to answer all your questions and to help you identify the best products for your particular needs?


We’re taking all of our best staff with us, nothing else in London will compare! Yet whether you’re dropping into GroWell South London, GroWell Wembley, GroWell Birmingham, GroWell Coleshill, GroWell Dudley or GroWell Hockley Heath, you can always expect to get great expert advice! We are proud to provide an enthusiastic team of knowledgeable, well-trained staff members for the benefit of our customers and consider them to be the hardest working around!


GroWell South London is set to open on Monday the 14th of January. Keep your eyes peeled for more news by following us on facebook and by signing up to the email newsletter - see the panel on the right.

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<![CDATA[Ho Ho Ho! See christmas opening and closing dates at GroWell - plus the all-important delivery deadlines!]]> Fri, 23 Nov 2012 11:41:11 +0000 It’s fast approaching that wonderful time of the year when everyone enjoys a few days off – eating too much, drinking too much and quite often arguing too much! Yes siree, Christmas will soon be around once again!

As the festive holiday period draws nearer and nearer to us, we strongly recommend taking a moment to work out what you’re plants are going to need to keep alive and kicking over the break. Without a doubt you should definitely hold stock of nutrients, additives and pH solution, plus a back-up timer and spare lamp just in case of an emergency.

Code Price Qty
24 hour Grasslin Mechanical Timer 0114 24 hour Grasslin Mechanical Timer
Heavy Duty Lighting Timer and Contactor 1925 Heavy Duty Lighting Timer and Contactor
250 Watt Sodium Grolux 0574 250 Watt Sodium Grolux
400 Watt Sodium Grolux 0152 400 Watt Sodium Grolux
600 Watt Sodium Grolux 0155 600 Watt Sodium Grolux

GroWell shops, online and mail order division do shut down for a short duration during Christmas, temporarily putting the delivery of goods on hold. Likewise, the couriers we use also have busy schedules and can only guarantee pre-Christmas Standard Delivery when orders are placed before midday of Friday the 19th of December and pre-Christmas Guaranteed Delivery when orders are placed before midday of Monday the 22nd of December. For a complete view of the days GroWell intends to open and close in the next two months, see the following details.

Christmas opening times

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<![CDATA[Bank Holiday Opening Times for Monday the 27th of August]]> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 16:05:13 +0000 The bank holiday opening times for GroWell stores on Monday 27th of August are as follows:


Coleshill: OPEN 11:00am – 4:00pm

Dudley: OPEN 11:00am – 4:00pm

Hockley Heath: OPEN 11:00am – 4:00pm

Birmingham: CLOSED (reopens Tuesday 28th of August at 10:00am)

Fulham: CLOSED (reopens Tuesday 28th of August at 10:00am)

Wembley: CLOSED (reopens Tuesday 28th of August at 10:00am)

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<![CDATA[We'll see you at the Brighton Chilli Festival!]]> Thu, 09 Aug 2012 14:34:39 +0000  


We’re not sure whether it’s down to the intriguing spectacle of a “world famous” chilli eating competition, the fantastic opportunity to catch live entertainment from morning through to night, or the mind blowing (and mouth burning!) variety of spicy delights on offer, but either way the thoroughly enjoyable Fiery Foods Festival returns for 2012… starting very soon! As one of the more established dates in the chilli festival calendar, you can expect to find plenty of things to see and do, not to mention an upbeat atmosphere that encourages your participation – all adding to the fun! The enthusiasm of chilli fanatics proves remarkably infectious; you’ll inevitably end up sampling a plethora of weird and wonderful products whilst also learning about how chillies are grown. There’s even an opportunity to add a few plants to your collection too!


After the success of the 2011 show, GroWell has registered to attend for the second consecutive year.


Yet again the wide selection of stalls, stands and marquees will be scattered around Victoria Gardens, which sits at the heart of Brighton close by to several key shopping districts. Unlike last year though, the event kicks off on a Friday (14th of September) running between the hours of 5pm and 6pm, opens from 11am to 9pm on the Saturday (15th of September) and then finishes on Sunday (16th of September) 11am to 6pm.

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<![CDATA[Our Time At The North East Chilli Festival]]> Mon, 16 Jul 2012 14:20:51 +0000  

Seeing how the weather forecast showed a continuous band of rain across Whitley Bay and Newcastle for the duration of the first full weekend in July, it was with some trepidation that we headed up the M1 to attend the North East Chilli Festival. Thankfully though, upon our arrival the rain stopped!


Despite the previous warnings the weather in fact held out and almost seven thousand people passed through the gates of Seaton Delaval Hall on the first day alone – much more than the event organsiers anticipated. It actually proved to be so popular that the road was blocked for over half a mile either side of the venue!

Chilli fans from across the northeast and beyond flocked to the festival to take in the wide range of chilli related delights. Our stall once again drew in the growing enthusiasts, with the grow tents seemingly opening up a world of possibility for intrigued visitors.

Rhizo-Pots were of particular interest to the chilli-growing contingent, both young and old (the benefits of which are discussed in this accompanying article). Why, you may ask? Well, the plant roots do not get bound in these pots – unlike with solid plastic alternatives – and instead facilitate air pruning to increase the lateral root mass, creating and maintaining a healthy root mass. Growers seemed excited to try them out, helping Rhizo-Pots make their way into homes across the North East!

There was also a surprising number of questions about the over-wintered Dorset Naga, which looked pretty impressive in a BudBox Grow Tent. Some of the visitors had heard of overwintering and not seen it in action before, though in truth the concept was new to most of them.

We chatted to visitors about their grows, the problems they have encountered and how the world of indoor gardening can help matters. Again we experienced genuine interest in our products, and the benefits that indoor gardening can offer… we’ve never shifted catalogues so quickly!

At the end of the first day we were quite happy, until the weather report indicated what Sunday would probably have in store for us. Only we got away with it for the second time!

Almost as many visitors showed up as on the Saturday and our stand proved a real success. The catalogues and Rhizo-Pots actually came close to running out!


As we packed up our stall, we reflected on the incredible levels of interest the people in the North East had in our products, and looked forward to returning next year to see how they got on with their Rhizo-Pots.

Code Price Qty
Intermediate BudBox Tent (75cm x 75cm x 160cm) 6999 Intermediate BudBox Tent (75cm x 75cm x 160cm)

Out of stock

125 Watt Blue Eco-Light 1587 125 Watt Blue Eco-Light
125 Watt Red Eco-Light 1588 125 Watt Red Eco-Light
CFL Hobby Reflector only (mains connection) 8865 CFL Hobby Reflector only (mains connection)
T5 Propagation Grow Light 2-Tube 1785 T5 Propagation Grow Light 2-Tube
Sun Mate Grow CFL Reflector Only (mains connection) 5876 Sun Mate Grow CFL Reflector Only (mains connection)
Root-It T5 Single Tube Propagation Light - 2ft 5065 Root-It T5 Single Tube Propagation Light - 2ft
Hi-Top Medium Unheated 38cm x 22cm 0961 Hi-Top Medium Unheated 38cm x 22cm
Hi-Top Large Unheated 52cm x 37cm 0962 Hi-Top Large Unheated 52cm x 37cm
Hi-Top Medium Heated 35cm x 21cm 0963 Hi-Top Medium Heated 35cm x 21cm
Hi-Top Large Heated 50cm x 37cm 0964 Hi-Top Large Heated 50cm x 37cm
8 Litre RhizoPot - 21cm x 21cm x 21cm (Height) 8199 8 Litre RhizoPot - 21cm x 21cm x 21cm (Height)
12 Litre RhizoPot - 26cm x 26cm x 22cm (Height) 8190 12 Litre RhizoPot - 26cm x 26cm x 22cm (Height)
16 Litre RhizoPot - 28cm x 28cm x 26cm (Height) 8191 16 Litre RhizoPot - 28cm x 28cm x 26cm (Height)
30 Litre RhizoPot - 35cm x 35cm x 30cm (Height) 8192 30 Litre RhizoPot - 35cm x 35cm x 30cm (Height)
39 Litre RhizoPot - 40cm x 40cm x 30cm (Height) 8193 39 Litre RhizoPot - 40cm x 40cm x 30cm (Height)
56 Litre RhizoPot - 43cm x 43cm x 38cm (Height) 8194 56 Litre RhizoPot - 43cm x 43cm x 38cm (Height)

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<![CDATA[GroWell at the North East Chilli Festival]]> Mon, 02 Jul 2012 14:30:57 +0000 Next weekend we’re heading to Northumberland for the hottest show in town –the all-new North East Chilli Festival! Taking place just outside the city of Newcastle at the National Trust-owned Seaton Delaval Hall, this exciting event ambitiously seeks to become the biggest and best around exclusively tailored towards UK chilli lovers. Obviously we loved the sound of that!

Organisers actually invited GroWell along after visiting our stand during the Eastnor Castle Chilli Festival back in May, where inspection of the displays opened up their eyes to the potential of hydroponics and indoor gardening. As we have so often found when dealing with growers from this hardcore set of enthusiasts, there was an overwhelming amount of interest in grow tents, fluorescent lights and boosters like HALO and Vita Link Buddy. The plan is to again focus the spotlight on these items at the North East Chilli Festival, clearly demonstrating how you can establish an extremely effective, relatively low cost chilli-orientated grow room for year round results by combining an Intermediate BudBox Tent, Rhizo-Pots and any one of our Eco-Lights or T5 Propagation Lights. Even those growers that are only looking to take tentative steps down the hydroponics route will be able to see the benefits of starting off plants indoors using a simple set up of a propagator and T5HO Sunblaster Propagation Lights.

In addition to GroWell’s stand, expect to find all the usual fantastic food stalls selling super hot dips, spreads, sauces and more. There’s also live music scheduled and a dreaded chilli eating competition!


The North East Chilli Festival runs over Saturday the 7th of July (9am to 5pm) and Sunday the 8th of July (10am to 4pm). With over 10,000 people due to attend, it should be a good weekend!


Tickets prices start at £7 and are available from here


Satnav reference for Seaton Delaval Hall: NE26 4QR

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<![CDATA[Jubilee Opening Times and Delivery Deadlines]]> Wed, 30 May 2012 15:01:24 +0000  

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<![CDATA[GroWell Grow Lights feature at Chelsea Flower Show ]]> Tue, 29 May 2012 16:58:31 +0000 If you saw any coverage from the Chelsea Flower Show last week you’re bound to have noticed the quite magnificent looking Westland Magical Tower – an award-winning display put together by garden designer and television personality Diarmuid Gavin.

Overshadowing all of the other entrants both in terms of size and ambition, this enormous 80ft garden brought some much-needed excitement to the prestigious event thanks to its unashamed outlandishness and creative use of vertical space. Those of us at GroWell were delighted to be associated with the project, after organisers called upon our expertise relating to hydroponics and horticultural lighting to help ensure exhibited plants remained strong and healthy.


Consisting of seven tiers in total, the Westland Magical Tower somehow managed to include a fully operational lift, a café, a helter skelter (yes, a helter skelter!) and greenhouses alongside 5000 plants and trees. It took three weeks of 15-hour days to build and fill the unique pyramid structure, with many obstacles coming and going along the way.

One such issue concerned getting sufficient light to plants located near the centre of each floor. Upon hearing about this, we took great delight in providing a workable and effective solution! By setting up a number of grow light systems – featuring Exolux Dimmable Digital Ballasts, Adjust-a-Wing Avenger Reflectors and Metal Halide Lamps, the more shaded plants actually received greater amounts of light than those exposed to sunlight on the perimeter! As a result of installing the grow lights the affected plants really flourished and no doubt played a small part in enabling the display to win the Most Creative Show Garden Prize!

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<![CDATA[Our Time At The Eastnor Castle Chilli Festival]]> Mon, 28 May 2012 15:14:51 +0000 As far as impressive settings go, the one we found ourselves working in during the bank holiday weekend at the Eastnor Castle Chilli Festival takes some beating! Sure it’s more of an eccentric person’s stately home than a genuine medieval fortress, but even still, the thing looked and felt very cool.

On the 6th and 7th of May stalls selling everything from sauces to sausages were set out in the castle courtyard, circling around a performance area that various different entertainers used… well, entertainingly over both of the days. Educational cooking demonstrations and continuous live music also added a little bit extra to the event.

Understandably a lot of the people who attended the festival came with the intention of sampling edible goods – and we couldn’t really blame them! The overpowering smells and aromas emanating from nearby chilli-based food makers had us hungry from the off!

Yet little time could be spent drooling over the exciting, unusual and undeniably tempting products on show or gawping at the fantastic parts of the building that towered over us. We had a job to do!

The presence of a hydroponics equipment retailer at the event generated a pleasing amount of interest, with visitors commenting that the GroWell stand offered an intriguing insight into the future of gardening and the “grow your own revolution”. When it hit home just how affordable, flexible and fun the hobby of raising plants often proves to be, we saw peoples faces change to reflect the realisation that they could get involved too!

Having reviewed the findings of past festivals and exhibitions, we again altered our display to better demonstrate the advantages of hydroponics and indoor gardening. With a renewed focus on showing products in action, the GroWell stall featured no less than four grow set ups! Each one was housed in a smart intermediate BudBox tent and included a T5HO Sunblaster Propagation Light, T5 Propagation Grow Light or Sun Mate Grow CFL Reflector and Eco-Light. These lights are already quite popular amongst chilli growers and definitely helped us get the attention of numerous passers by.

To promote the latest breakthrough product in indoor gardening, we had several plants growing from the phenomenal new Rhizo-Pots. Some onlookers refused to believe that these low priced, lightweight, fibrous items delivered results… until they noticed the evidence right in front of their eyes!

Despite the soaking everyone endured on the Monday morning, the very first Eastnor Castle Chilli Festival went down as a success in our book. There’s certainly room for improvement but it nevertheless attracted a good crowd and had some decent exhibitors. We are enjoying introducing the concept of hydroponics and indoor gardening to a section of dedicated growers who never knew it existed before and plan on doing so for the foreseeable!

Code Price Qty
Intermediate BudBox Tent (75cm x 75cm x 160cm) 6999 Intermediate BudBox Tent (75cm x 75cm x 160cm)

Out of stock

125 Watt Blue Eco-Light 1587 125 Watt Blue Eco-Light
125 Watt Red Eco-Light 1588 125 Watt Red Eco-Light
CFL Hobby Reflector only (mains connection) 8865 CFL Hobby Reflector only (mains connection)
T5 Propagation Grow Light 2-Tube 1785 T5 Propagation Grow Light 2-Tube
Sun Mate Grow CFL Reflector Only (mains connection) 5876 Sun Mate Grow CFL Reflector Only (mains connection)
Root-It T5 Single Tube Propagation Light - 2ft 5065 Root-It T5 Single Tube Propagation Light - 2ft
Hi-Top Medium Unheated 38cm x 22cm 0961 Hi-Top Medium Unheated 38cm x 22cm
Hi-Top Large Unheated 52cm x 37cm 0962 Hi-Top Large Unheated 52cm x 37cm
Hi-Top Medium Heated 35cm x 21cm 0963 Hi-Top Medium Heated 35cm x 21cm
Hi-Top Large Heated 50cm x 37cm 0964 Hi-Top Large Heated 50cm x 37cm
8 Litre RhizoPot - 21cm x 21cm x 21cm (Height) 8199 8 Litre RhizoPot - 21cm x 21cm x 21cm (Height)
12 Litre RhizoPot - 26cm x 26cm x 22cm (Height) 8190 12 Litre RhizoPot - 26cm x 26cm x 22cm (Height)
16 Litre RhizoPot - 28cm x 28cm x 26cm (Height) 8191 16 Litre RhizoPot - 28cm x 28cm x 26cm (Height)
30 Litre RhizoPot - 35cm x 35cm x 30cm (Height) 8192 30 Litre RhizoPot - 35cm x 35cm x 30cm (Height)
39 Litre RhizoPot - 40cm x 40cm x 30cm (Height) 8193 39 Litre RhizoPot - 40cm x 40cm x 30cm (Height)
56 Litre RhizoPot - 43cm x 43cm x 38cm (Height) 8194 56 Litre RhizoPot - 43cm x 43cm x 38cm (Height)

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<![CDATA[GroWell at the Eastnor Castle Chilli Festival ]]> Mon, 28 May 2012 14:41:43 +0000 Following several very successful recent public outings, GroWell have gone and signed up for another exciting event – the Eastnor Castle Chilli Festival!

What immediately sets this one apart from the others previously attended is simply the fact that it takes place in the grounds of a massive 19th century castle… quite a sight to behold let us promise you!

Impressive scenery aside, the brand new Midland’s based festival promises to offer up a fine range of hot and spicy dips, sauces, spreads and more, made available through the 30+ stalls set up and run by self confessed chilli fanatics. There will also be plenty of food demonstrations, live music, entertainers and fun activities to keep the kids busy.

The main reason for our planned appearance during the two days in May is to continue promoting hydroponics and indoor gardening as a modern and effective means of growing incredible chilli plants. To do this even better than before, we will be showcasing a number of complete grow rooms specifically put together with producing chillies in mind. Expect to see working displays of quality tents, lights, growing systems and extraction kits. If that’s not enough, you can collect a free copy of the only-just-released GroWell 2012 catalogue and ask onsite Tech Team members any questions you may have about your plants or gardening in general. Don’t be shy!


The Eastnor Chilli Festival runs over Sunday the 6th of May and Monday the 7th of May 2012.

Getting to Eastnor Castle is relatively simple, but we have been told to advise you not to follow Sat Nav directions (Sat Nav reference: HR8 1RL) beyond Eastnor and Clenchers Mill Lane – instead stick to following the brown tourist signs.


Traveling by car from London, take the M4 West and exit at junction 15 (Swindon). Then follow the A419 to Cirencester and the A417 to Gloucester. Just before Gloucester, exit the A417 onto the M5 North (towards Birmingham) at junction 11A. Exit the M5 at junction 8 onto the M50, then exit the M50 at junction 2. Turn onto the A417 to Ledbury and from here follow the Brown Tourist signs for Eastnor Castle, going via the bypass and through Ledbury Town Centre onto the A449 (signed Worcester and Malvern). After 1 mile take a right onto the A438 (signed Tewkesbury and Eastnor) – the castle entrance will appear after another mile on the right hand side.


Traveling by car from the North or South, exit the M5 at junction 8 onto the M50, then exit the M50 at junction 2. Turn onto the A417 to Ledbury and from here follow the Brown Tourist signs for Eastnor Castle, going via the bypass and through Ledbury Town Centre onto the A449 (signed Worcester and Malvern). After 1 mile take a right onto the A438 (signed Tewkesbury and Eastnor) – the castle entrance will appear after another mile on the right hand side.

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<![CDATA[New GroWell Store Coming Soon To Central Birmingham!]]> Tue, 10 Apr 2012 17:03:26 +0000  



A lot has been going on behind the scenes here in recent weeks and this is as good as time any to reveal that we are currently working on bringing the GroWell experience to central Birmingham in the shape of a brand new shop!


Citizens of the UK’s second city and its many surrounding areas can look forward to discovering a unique, specialist hydroponics and indoor gardening retail outlet, conveniently located within a few minutes drive of all the major road links. There are plenty of parking spaces accessible out the front and a loading bay for larger orders – meaning you won’t need to desperately search for somewhere to leave the car!


To help you pick out the products that best suit your requirements, we’ve made the informative displays at GroWell Birmingham one of our biggest priorities, alongside the usual consistently high stock levels and outstanding customer service. Upon opening to the general public, the store will feature numerous fully assembled growing systems, tents and lights, thereby allowing you to get a good idea of the size and workings of more complicated pieces of equipment before making a purchase.


We are proud to offer expert advice and guidance on growing plants at each and every one of our stores and GroWell Birmingham is destined to be no different. So if you have any burning questions about hydroponics feel free to pop by for a chat – we enjoy helping fellow gardeners!


GroWell Birmingham will begin welcoming visitors in May. Please keep checking our website for further updates including the launch date and opening times.

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<![CDATA[Easter Opening Times and Delivery Deadlines]]> Fri, 30 Mar 2012 12:16:46 +0000 Easter is not too far away now and that obviously has an impact on our stores and mail order division. Rather than bore you with words, us kind folk at GroWell have drawn you a pretty picture indicating closure dates and amended opening times!


When is GroWell closed for Easter?

All the shops and mail order division will open 10am - 5pm on Friday the 3rd of April, 10am - 5pm on Saturday the 4th of April and 11am - 4pm on Monday the 6th of April, only closing once over Easter on Sunday the 5th of April. If you want to use our guaranteed delivery service for getting your growing goods before Easter, order no later than midday on Tuesday the 31st of March. Purchases made through the website and mail order after this point will be dispatched from Tuesday the 7th of April.

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<![CDATA[Our Time At The Edible Garden Show]]> Mon, 26 Mar 2012 12:22:03 +0000 Grow your own enthusiasts from all over the UK descended on Stoneleigh Park on the 16th, 17th and 18th of March for the Edible Garden Show. The huge event promoting self sufficiency was well attended by both visitors and exhibitors, with a wide range of stands ranging from main stream brands to independent stallholders.

GroWell’s debut couldn't have gone much better thanks to the knowledgeable crowds' appreciation of our lights and other equipment. We were successfully able to introduce the principles of hydroponics and indoor lighting to a great number of curious visitors.

Our stand certainly captured the imagination of many people passing by, mainly due to the eye catching display tent on show. We enjoyed talking to gardeners from all over the country about various different topics, one of the most popular being fluorescent lighting. With the world of hydroponics becoming ever more popular, and regarded more and more as having a crucial role in the future of food production, members of the GroWell team were also on hand to discuss the possibilities of becoming self sufficient.

James Wong, ethnobotanist and award presenter of award winning herbal remedy television shows gave talks on growing plants that would not normally be found in the UK, such as wasabi and the Stevia plant - whose leaves are 200 times sweeter than sugar. The main guest speaker helped demonstrated the untapped potential of what can be grown for those in attendance, and those visiting out stand either before of after were able to see how hydroponics and indoor gardening could help them achieve these goals.

Another celebrity guest, John Burton-Race, a Michelin star chef and television personality, gave cookery lessons and extolled the virtues of fresh produce. This was a popular source of conversation among visitors to our stand, interested in having fresh herbs or salad goods available to them all year round.

Despite the wide range of stands available, from solar power to bee keeping, seeds to organic meat producers, we all felt connected in doing our bit for the grow your own revolution. Throughout the weekend the amount of genuine interest in GroWell and Hydroponics proved quite staggering. We look forward to welcoming many new customers as a result of the show!

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<![CDATA[GroWell at the Edible Garden Show]]> Wed, 14 Mar 2012 12:01:15 +0000



This weekend sees the return of the Edible Garden Show at Stoneleigh, the UK’s most prestigious horticultural venue. It has repeatedly been voted the top British gardening event and also represents the only one dedicated to the ‘grow your own’ revolution – which explains why GroWell plans on making a first time appearance!


With our extensive indoor gardening knowledge we are hoping to help those attending the show get the most from plants by demonstrating how to extend their season using specialist propagation equipment. We will also be promoting the ability to set up a garden in all too easily dismissed areas and grow species not suited to the British climate.


Running from the 16th to the 18th of March, you can expect to find experts from all fields of horticulture present including botanist and TV presenter James Wong, Michelin star chef John Burton-Race and growing guru and broadcaster Pippa Greenwood. Plenty of live demonstrations and workshops are scheduled to take place over the three days, focusing on diverse subjects like collecting honey, hen and pig rearing, cooking, potting plants and many others. There really is something for everyone that has an interest in being self-sufficient!


Our main aim, aside from introducing the concept of indoor gardening to the masses, will be to educate visitors about the following processes...


Propagation and starting plants

Many plants can be grown in the UK but some varieties require a longer amount of time during the fruiting stage. Starting the plants indoors is hugely beneficial because when the time comes to go outside they are already established and more likely to finish in the UK climate. By looking to gain a head start and raising the seeds in February/March, you increase the chances of achieving bigger yields and an improved supply of fruit and veg.


Overwintering plants

Certain plants can successfully be overwintered – a unique concept that indoor growing lights help to make possible. This allows you to maintain the genetics of top performing plants and, since they are already established, should provide predictably good results. The same advantages of starting plants off early indoors relate to over wintered plants.



We will be on hand to offer tips on cloning plants. The future performance of a seed is hard to predict but by learning how to clone the best plants you can take chance out of the equation and be safe in the knowledge that all plants then develop the same. We intend to showcase cloning equipment alongside a selection of our extensive range.


So if you are visiting the show, drop by and pay us a visit at Stand 415 in Hall One. We look forward to seeing you there!

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<![CDATA[Christmas Opening Times and Delivery Deadlines]]> Wed, 30 Nov 2011 16:18:01 +0000  


What products should I keep stock of over Christmas?

With less than a month to go now until Christmas, you’ll no doubt be planning a top up order of essential plant related products… alongside maybe one or two richly deserved self-sent growing gifts! We advise making sure that you have enough nutrients, additives and pH checking and adjusting materials to survive the short break as well as emergency spare parts in the shape of lamps, pumps and timers!



Getting your goods delivered before Christmas

It’s important to remember GroWell shuts down for a few days during the holiday season, temporarily putting the delivery of goods on hold. Couriers also have busy schedules at this time of the year and can only guarantee pre-Christmas Standard Delivery when orders are placed before midday of Sunday the 18th of December and pre-Christmas Priority Delivery when orders are placed before midday of Wednesday the 21st of December 2011.


When are the GroWell shops closing for Christmas?

All shops will be closed Saturday the 24th of December, Sunday the 25th of December, Monday the 26th of December and Tuesday the 27th of December with the exception of Fulham, which will be closed the following 3 days as well. They are then again set to shut on Saturday the 31st of December and Sunday the 1st of January, reopening for Monday the 2nd of January at 11am. Normal shop opening times resume from Tuesday the 3rd of January.

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<![CDATA[Putting The “New” In Newsletter]]> Tue, 04 Oct 2011 15:49:46 +0000 In this day and age where time seems precious and inboxes are more cluttered than ever before, what can be done to generate and sustain your interest in emails from GroWell? That’s the big question we repeatedly asked ourselves during the recent redevelopment of our Home Sweet Grown email newsletter.


If you’re signed up to GroWell emails, you will have hopefully noticed big changes in regards to their design and content over the last few months. Now we’d really like to know what you think of the new format and whether there’s anything that can be done to improve it. Voice your opinion and leave a message below!


For those of you who have not yet signed up to Home Sweet Grown, here’s what you’re missing out on!


We now broadcast two emails a month – a first with all of our special offers (including newsletter only offers), and a second that features articles from members of the GroWell Technical Team.


Since the start of this year our exclusive email offers have seen subscribers enjoy:

- 10% discounts,

- Free 300mls of Bloom CALMAG worth £13.95,

- Free 1 litre of Vita Link Flush worth £12.99,

- Free 100mls of Plagron Green Sensation worth £21.00,

- Free 300mls of Bloom PRE worth £20.95,

- Free Digital Min-Max Temperature and Humidity Meter worth £11.95,

- Free 750mls Canna Cure Bug Spray worth £11.95,

- Free 250mls Canna Rhizotonic worth £10.99, and

- Free 1 litre of Vita Link Buddy worth £10.95

The next info email newsletter will bring you details of the brand new GroWell Grow Diary, advice on how to take the perfect cuttings and a closer look at Neem as a form of pest control. Make sure you stay in the loop and sign up on the home page if you haven’t done so already!

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