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Clearbanc is the world’s largest e-commerce investor. They provide fast affordable funding for e-commerce brands around the world. They specialise in non-dilutive revenue-share agreements with start-ups and are known for their "20-minute term sheet", offering equity-free investments in companies. Its proprietary...
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Recently we moved a speaker near our UrbiPod to test the age-old theory that music helps plants grow. It’s an idea that dates back to early studies of plants and their connection to us as humans. In comparison, some theories mentioned in the 1973 book by Tomkins & Bird “The Secret Life of Plants” around the emotional and psychic relationship between plants and us are challenging to test. The influence that music can have is a bit simpler to try, rather than attempting to measure the impact of our good vibes, immaculate as they may be.
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Coco coir is an excellent medium for growing indoors because of its incredible water retention and growing properties. These same traits make it ideal for outdoor use as well! Either on its own or used in with another growing medium like potting mix, coir is a great way to take advantage of these winter rains and get ready for spring growing.

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