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Recreating the Sun: Key Elements of Artificial Lighting for Productive Plant Growth


Outdoor plants grow under the perfect light source: the sun. While perfect duplication of solar radiation indoors is not possible, producing the best possible results is...

How Nutrient Antagonism Leads to Nutrient Deficiency in Plants


If you're feeding your plants plenty of magnesium, but it still show signs of magnesium deficiency, check this out. Even plants being fed nutrients can become deficient....

What to do When Root Aphids Have Taken Over Your Plants


Heat can bring out the worst problems in indoor gardens. Root aphids are a particular setback that can do massive damage to your roots. Here are a few tips on how to...

Mud Pies and Hair Hygrometers: DIY Projects for Indoor Gardening


Sprouting seeds is a common part of gardening and, with a little ingenuity, can be an opportunity to explore a gardener's DIY side, both before and after harvest.

How to Grow Cannabis Organically


As a cannabis cultivator, what are the benefits of going the organic route vs easier, or cheaper, methods.

Strawberries


While hydroponic crops are robust and quick growing, sometimes the taste quality can leave a lot to be desired. Lynette Morgan looks at how plant stress, and other...

Compatibility Agents - What do I need to know?


Compatibility agents have a legitimate place in greenhouse and hydroponic tank mixes, but they are not a fix for bad mixing decisions.

Energy and the Growroom


Energy is a loaded word. It allows our lights to turn on, it can result in deadly radiation and, most importantly, it regulates how cells—the most basic form of...

Why Humic Acid is Beneficial for Plant Growth


Just what exactly is that black powdery stuff growers are often asked to put in their soil, and how does it work? Here is master gardener Russell Landry with an...

Hydroponic Leeks: A Not so Dirty Business After All


Growing leeks is traditionally a dirty business, but hydroponics is about to change all that.

Terpenes


There are several terpene-moderated variations of CBG acid molecules that determine the amounts of the various cannabinolic compounds found in the trichomes, and you can...

The Complexities of Defining and Measuring Light Energy


Light energy is an extremely complex property to measure. In order to better understand light energy and its relation to our world, we have developed many ways to...

The Crazy, Colorful World of Cannabis Slang


If you are a world traveler and cannabis connoisseur, the chances are good you will want to familiarize yourself with these common marijuana monikers.

Reversen Osmosis


A reverse osmosis system can help keep unwanted contaminants, pesticides and bacteria out of your grow system. Chris Bond explains how the process works and offers up...

Building an Effective Fertilizer Regimen


What should you be feeding your plants? Figuring out their perfect diet is a matter of trial and error and careful observation.

Experts


Cannabis Edibles


With cannabis edibles, there exist multiple factors that affect the onset of action and the potency of a dose, and these factors can create challenges for patients...

arthritis


Cannabis as a medical treatment for individuals suffering with pain and inflammation is becoming a more accepted treatment, especially in the United States and Canada. A...

Strains


This is a question that goes to the heart of the genetic code of cannabis.Generally speaking, all strains of cannabis require a specific range of temperature and...

lettuce


Bolting in lettuce is the premature formation of a flower head which causes the plant to elongate and creates a looseness of leaf formation on the stem. Bolting can have...

spider mites


Although there is not a lot of information on the subject, some indoor growers claim to have successfully used ozone to treat pest insects. For ozone to be an effective...

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