Helene Isbell

Helene Isbell has a passion for plants. She has also been a dynamic player in the hydroponics industry for the past decade. She has incorporated her love of horticulture with hands-on experience, arts and culture, integrated marketing and education. She is the Southern California rep for High Caliper Growing/Smart Pots.

Articles by Helene Isbell


The Evolution of a Growing Industry The Evolution of a Growing Industry The Evolution of a Growing Industry The Evolution of a Growing Industry


The indoor gardening industry is constantly growing and evolving as new technologies emerge. Over the past couple of decades there has been...

Permaculture Principles Permaculture Principles Permaculture Principles Permaculture Principles


Permaculture is more than just a buzz word. It’s a sustainable approach to designing and growing edible landscapes. There’s a bit more to...

Solutions for a Sustainable Future Solutions for a Sustainable Future Solutions for a Sustainable Future Solutions for a Sustainable Future


The future of agriculture is making a gradual, and hopefully a positive, shift. People are embracing the possibility that they can take...

Why More Growers are Switching to Fabric Pots Why More Growers are Switching to Fabric Pots Why More Growers are Switching to Fabric Pots Why More Growers are Switching to Fabric Pots


Container gardening is not a new concept, but the types of containers that offer the ability to produce unprecedented amounts of food are...

Why Your Plants Need More Silica Why Your Plants Need More Silica Why Your Plants Need More Silica Why Your Plants Need More Silica


Silica is abundant in many soils and is a major component of plant tissue, sometimes in even higher concentrations than nitrogen and...

What the pH@#?!: Deciphering the Ups and Downs of pH What the pH@#?!: Deciphering the Ups and Downs of pH What the pH@#?!: Deciphering the Ups and Downs of pH What the pH@#?!: Deciphering the Ups and Downs of pH


To the most novice gardener, pH might be a completely foreign vocabulary word. To the moderately experienced grower, pH should be...

Bloom Boosters Bloom Boosters Bloom Boosters Bloom Boosters


The blooming stage is one of the most amazing parts of a plant’s life cycle, and we’ve figured out how to make it even more incredible.

Proper Propagation: Perfecting the Practice of Plant Reproduction Proper Propagation: Perfecting the Practice of Plant Reproduction Proper Propagation: Perfecting the Practice of Plant Reproduction Proper Propagation: Perfecting the Practice of Plant Reproduction


Propagation is the process of plant reproduction. Here’s a rundown of the most popular methods used in the hydroponics industry.

Fulvic Acid: A Golden Opportunity Fulvic Acid: A Golden Opportunity Fulvic Acid: A Golden Opportunity Fulvic Acid: A Golden Opportunity


Fulvic acid is one of the most well-balanced and vital minerals on Earth. Dubbed the miracle molecule due to the sheer number of functions...

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