The Healing Power of Gardens

Alan Ray wanted to dig a little deeper into the psychology of gardening, so he tapped wellness expert Seth J. Gillihan for some answers.

Automation Must-Haves for New Growers

With the right automation and knowledge, your plants will think Mother Nature is running the show.

Water Quality Issues and How to Deal with Them

If your water is not right your plants won’t reach their full potential.

Controlling the Curl: Tomato Leaf Roll

When it comes to viruses that cause the leaves of tomato plants (and others) to roll or curl, affecting the productivity of plants, the old saying an ounce of prevention...

6 Ways to Increase Cannabis Shelf Life

Follow Rich Hamilton’s tips on storing cannabis, and you’ll be able to keep more of your favorite strain fresh and flavorful for longer.

When to Harvest Cannabis Plants: The Different Stages of Trichome Development

There are a few different signs that you can look for on the buds themselves to tell if they are ready.

The Science of Sweet: How Fruit Ripens

Plump fruits typically burst with flavor, but they didn’t get that way overnight. The process of fruit ripening is a fascinating journey that involves chemical...

What to Do at the End of the Summer Gardening Season

It’s easy to abandon the garden while you’re busy preserving your harvests, but do not forget to prepare your garden space for the next season.

Moving on Over: Top Four Transplanting Mediums and Methods

It’s said that transplanting is one of the most stressful times of a plant’s life—for many, it can be a matter of life and death. And while a newly rooted clone’s fate...

Is Curing Cannabis Always Necessary?

How you handle your post-harvest cannabis is personal, though there are right ways and wrong ways to each method.

Cannabis and Alcohol: Inevitable Rivals

Taken in combination, they are being enjoyed by an ever-increasing number of pleasure-seekers known as dualists.

Growing 101: Perfect Potting Mixes for Container Gardening

Starting with a good potting mix can make a big difference in how well a container garden performs. Grubbycup shares the basics on what to look for in a potting mix.

Absentee Growing: How to Maximize a Garden's Growth from Out of Town

Feeling like you can never take a vacation now that you’re an indoor gardener? Guess again! Other than the initial installation and occasional check-in to monitor your...

Companion Plants for Cannabis

Planting companion plants for your cannabis can really help with the health of your prized buds by fixing nitrogen, deterring pests, and preventing erosion.

Baking a Fool of Myself: Edible Consent & Cannabis Brownies

Watermelon recounts in her tale of eater beware when it comes to snacking on unlabeled treats.


I want to try cannabis or CBD for chronic pain. Where should I start?

Hello Arthur,Great question! As a medical professional I will always encourage you to work with a qualified healthcare professional. There are times when we can identify...

How do I get my cannabis leaves to stay green 'til they are ready?

Hello,Thank you for your question. Unfortunately, the yellow leaves and rust spots could be caused by numerous issues. If the yellowing is happening in the last couple...

Will flushing improve the taste of my tomatoes?

Hi Antonio,There is some debate among professional growers over this. Some would say to do it as a matter of course, some would say to do it only if there is excess salt...

What symptoms of Cannabinoid Hyperemesis should I be looking for?

Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome (CHS) is a side effect that can occur in heavy, long-term cannabis users. Currently, it is believed to affect less than one per cent of...

How do I use nutrients I see in those jugs that say veg and bloom, or do I even need those to try and do it organically?

Hello Brock,Thank you for your question. Most hydroponic nutrients, whether organic or conventional, are split into “grow” and “bloom” or &ldquo...