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New Courier Shipping

We’ve added a new shipping plugin (built in-house) that calculates the actual courier charge before paying. Please read How To Order for our modified checkout process. If you experience any issues, please Contact Us.

We are growing!

We are proud to announce that hydroponic.co.za has merged with Hortishop, for whom we’ve been a re-seller for the last 3 years. We will now be handling online orders for Hortishop. Hortishop has recently been through a restructuring process and due to the success of hydroponic.co.za they have incorporated us as their e-commerce provider. What […]

Postal Strike Update

While the strike is over, SAPO still has a huge backlog of parcels that need to be processed and they expect to have that completed by January. Once we have confirmation that they are operating at normal capacity we will turn on the Post Office and Speed Courier shipping methods.

July 2014 Special

For one day only –  all orders over R 1000.00 we’ll give you a 15% discount if you use the following coupon code on checkout… hydroponicjuly This offer is only valid until the end of July 2014. Get you all your hydroponics supplies now!

Debit card and Bitcoin now accepted

We are happy to announce that we now accept both Debit Cards and Bitcoin payments via Payfast. It is even easier now to purchase you hydroponic supplies online. Bitcoin is a software-based payment system described by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008, and introduced as open-source software in 2009. Payments are recorded in a public ledger using […]

Payfast removes registration requirement

Great news from our payment gateway provider. They are no longer forcing our users to register on their site, so the payment process is much easier now! Account creation on Payfast is now optional. Please read this post on their site for more info if you are an existing customer.

Our new DWC system

After 6 months of testing and tweaking this system, we’re finally ready to put it up for sale. This system is not imported from China (although some of the components are) and is made locally. There are a couple of features that makes our version of a Deep Water Culture different from the the others […]

Site Update – July 2014

We’ve been up and running for just under 2 years now and we’ve spruced up things around here. – We’ve added a Thwate SSL certificate (wiki link) to site to improve security. – The design of our logo has changed as well as the site look and feel. – The site speed has been improved […]