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Purple Weed


Purple: the most powerful wavelength of the rainbow and historically the most significant and interesting color. It’s rarity in nature has given it a supernatural aura....

What CO2 Can Do For You


Carbon dioxide plays an important role in the theater of your growroom. Read on to learn what adding more of it to your garden can do for you.

Cannabis Cloning


Cloning cannabis is no easy feat. You need to select a good mother plant and make sure atmospheric conditions are consistent, among other concerns.

How Greenhouses Change the Way We Grow


Growing in a greenhouse is a markedly different experience from traditional outdoor gardening. Erik Biksa explains.

dry vacuum pump


Cannabis Extraction and Distillation can be a complicated and time consuming process. A Vacuum pump can take a lot of that pain away, reducing both dangers from extreme...

Building an In-Ground Hydro System


Simple in-ground hydroponic systems can be an extremely cost-efficient solution for hydroponic growing. Read on to find out what you’ll need to get started.

Craft Cannabis


With mega weed corporations emerging, will there still be a place in the industry for craft cannabis producers? Kent Gruetzmacher tells us more.

Fertilizer: When Too Much Is Too Much


In hopes of a bountiful harvest, many growers don’t worry about the amount of fertilizer or pesticides they spray onto their crops. It’s about time they paused to think...

Cannabis Trimming: Wet or Dry?


Once you've grown your bud, you have to harvest and trim. Trimming can be done either wet or dry. What does it mean, and why does it matter? We take a look at both sides.

Spider Mite


If you want to keep your grow room free of mites and other nasty plant-killing pests, the key is early detection to vanquish them before they start reproducing and...

Sand Culture


Growing plants and vegetables in sand culture is not a new idea, but it appears to be both practical and economical now that plastics and commercial water-soluble...

Small Garden


When it comes to gardening, go big or go home, right? Kyle Ladenburger thinks small gardens are the answer. Here's why.

MY_Hopper_Light-Spectrum


Combining chemicals in the garden is tricky business. Mix the right ones together, and you’ll be rewarded with a synergistic result. Mix incompatible chemicals together,...

MY_Hopper_Light-Spectrum


Breakthroughs in understanding how the light spectrum affects plant growth are occurring more rapidly with advanced technology. Eric Hopper keeps us current with the...

Surna-Keen_Vapor-Pressure-Deficit


Growers know that vapor pressure deficit is important for healthy plants but requires strict attention to detail and equipment that can ensure consistent humidity levels...

Experts


Growroom Netting


Nicholas,Thank you for your question. Using trellis netting as you described is also referred to as the screen of green (ScrOG) method and is a great way to maximize the...

single seed


John,Thank you for your question. When a single seed shows up in a bud it is usually the result of a stressed female plant that, in a last-ditch effort, created a pollen...

Ask-a-Grower-Bumper-Crop-Store-Buds


Hi Rick,Thank you for a great question. Regardless of what you plan to do with the stored crop, you want to preserve all the characteristics the buds had before they...

Hydro mediums


Hello Ryan,Sunshine Advanced #4 contains some added fertilizers (as well as naturally occurring salts in peat and coir) to give early plant growth a boost. In the case...

Air Conditioning


Hello Hewie,Evaporative cooling can be highly effective, however, the amount of cooling that can be achieved with evaporative methods is not unlimited. It’s also...

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