Lacey Macri

Lacey Macri works as head of sales at CleanGrow, focusing her time on business development within the company. She received a bachelor’s degree in communications and psychology from the University of California, Davis, in 2011, where she worked at the California Aggie student newspaper on campus.

Articles by Lacey Macri


Measuring, Analyzing, and Adjusting Hydroponic Nutrient Solutions Measuring, Analyzing, and Adjusting Hydroponic Nutrient Solutions Measuring, Analyzing, and Adjusting Hydroponic Nutrient Solutions Measuring, Analyzing, and Adjusting Hydroponic Nutrient Solutions


If measuring, analyzing, and adjusting nutrient solutions is a tough task for you, we simplify the concepts for hydroponic nutrient...

What Exactly Makes a Fertilizer Sustainable? What Exactly Makes a Fertilizer Sustainable? What Exactly Makes a Fertilizer Sustainable? What Exactly Makes a Fertilizer Sustainable?


While the ingredient list seems like the obvious factor in determining whether a fertilizer is sustainable, it isn’t the only thing...

Getting Rid of Algae in the Grow Room Getting Rid of Algae in the Grow Room Getting Rid of Algae in the Grow Room Getting Rid of Algae in the Grow Room


Although they aren’t classified as plants, algae are comparable photosynthetic organisms that grow in the same environment as plants.

3 Ways to Take Your Grow to the Next Level 3 Ways to Take Your Grow to the Next Level 3 Ways to Take Your Grow to the Next Level 3 Ways to Take Your Grow to the Next Level


So, you think you’ve mastered the art of small-scale growing and you’re ready to take it to the next level? Here are the top three...

Biocontrol: A New Age of Pest Management Biocontrol: A New Age of Pest Management Biocontrol: A New Age of Pest Management Biocontrol: A New Age of Pest Management


As the practice of controlling pests with their own natural predators becomes more common in commercial agriculture, the push for...

Introducing: Slucket Introducing: Slucket Introducing: Slucket Introducing: Slucket


Have you heard about the Slucket, yet? More than just a fun thing to say, a Slucket is a simple hydroponic grow bucket invented and made...

The Presence and Transmission of Heavy Metals in Plant Fertilizers The Presence and Transmission of Heavy Metals in Plant Fertilizers The Presence and Transmission of Heavy Metals in Plant Fertilizers The Presence and Transmission of Heavy Metals in Plant Fertilizers


The consumption of heavy metals through food can lead to some serious heath issues. In this article, Lacey Macri discusses how these toxins...

Defining Malnutrition in DWC Hydroponic Systems Defining Malnutrition in DWC Hydroponic Systems Defining Malnutrition in DWC Hydroponic Systems Defining Malnutrition in DWC Hydroponic Systems


From ‘more is more’ to ‘less is more’, deep water culture growers are now settling in the middle when it comes to plant nutrition.

6 Must-Have Gadgets for Growers 6 Must-Have Gadgets for Growers 6 Must-Have Gadgets for Growers 6 Must-Have Gadgets for Growers


There are tools and instruments that can make your life as a grower a little easier once you have the basic equipment up and running.

Get in the HydrOZONE Get in the HydrOZONE Get in the HydrOZONE Get in the HydrOZONE


Ozone is increasingly becoming a go-to resource in hydroponics to battle waterborne and airborne pathogens. While effective, ozone demands...

The Waterborne Ultimatum The Waterborne Ultimatum The Waterborne Ultimatum The Waterborne Ultimatum


For hydroponic growers, a waterborne pathogen can signal the death of an entire crop. How do you deal with these ruthless killers? Begin...

Choosing Your First Hydroponic System Choosing Your First Hydroponic System Choosing Your First Hydroponic System Choosing Your First Hydroponic System


For growers trying out hydroponics for the first time, choosing the best system can be a daunting task. Are you up for the challenge?

A Play-by-Play on Plant Nutrition A Play-by-Play on Plant Nutrition A Play-by-Play on Plant Nutrition A Play-by-Play on Plant Nutrition


Your plants constantly require just the right balance of nutrients, which are supplied through a basic fertilizer program. Supplements are...

Powering Your Growroom with Solar Technology Powering Your Growroom with Solar Technology Powering Your Growroom with Solar Technology Powering Your Growroom with Solar Technology


A growroom that’s not a huge draw on the electricity bill every month is on every avid indoor gardener’s wish list. While many believe this...

The Difference Between Organic and Synthetic Plant Fertilizers: Breaking Down the Bottle The Difference Between Organic and Synthetic Plant Fertilizers: Breaking Down the Bottle The Difference Between Organic and Synthetic Plant Fertilizers: Breaking Down the Bottle The Difference Between Organic and Synthetic Plant Fertilizers: Breaking Down the Bottle


It’s high time to debunk some of the myths circulating about both organic and inorganic nutrients.

Hydroponic Croponomics Hydroponic Croponomics Hydroponic Croponomics Hydroponic Croponomics


Nutrient management is one of the vital components of a successful hydroponic garden.

Deep Impact: Dive Into Deep Water Culture Deep Impact: Dive Into Deep Water Culture Deep Impact: Dive Into Deep Water Culture Deep Impact: Dive Into Deep Water Culture


As the outdoor growing season nears its end, many growers will be considering their options for moving indoors. Might we suggest deep water...

As Temperatures Rise...Don’t Forget About Humidity As Temperatures Rise...Don’t Forget About Humidity As Temperatures Rise...Don’t Forget About Humidity As Temperatures Rise...Don’t Forget About Humidity


Humidity levels can sometimes get overlooked in the summer months, especially when the heat starts soaring, but after a few mishaps, most...

Plants on Lockdown Plants on Lockdown Plants on Lockdown Plants on Lockdown


Nutrient lockout occurs when plants are unable to absorb the basic nutrients needed to remain healthy. This typically happens as a result...

When Plants Blight Back: Plant-eating Pests and their Predators When Plants Blight Back: Plant-eating Pests and their Predators When Plants Blight Back: Plant-eating Pests and their Predators When Plants Blight Back: Plant-eating Pests and their Predators


Proper identification of insect colonies can be tough for hobby gardeners. Fortunately, a magnifying glass paired with this simple guide to...

The Power of ORP: Getting the Most Out of Oxidation Reduction Potential The Power of ORP: Getting the Most Out of Oxidation Reduction Potential The Power of ORP: Getting the Most Out of Oxidation Reduction Potential The Power of ORP: Getting the Most Out of Oxidation Reduction Potential


Have you heard of oxidation reduction potential? Well, turns out it can have a huge impact in the indoor garden. Read on to learn all about...

Let It Flow: An In-Depth Look at the Cycle of Water Usage and its Treatment Options Let It Flow: An In-Depth Look at the Cycle of Water Usage and its Treatment Options Let It Flow: An In-Depth Look at the Cycle of Water Usage and its Treatment Options Let It Flow: An In-Depth Look at the Cycle of Water Usage and its Treatment Options


As the world’s population expands, fresh water is becoming an increasingly precious commodity. At the same time, finding the cleanest...

InPESTations! InPESTations! InPESTations! InPESTations!


Learn how you can safely and effectively combat your pest problems using low-risk pest management programs that involve a combination of...

Hydroponic Growing in Drought Conditions Hydroponic Growing in Drought Conditions Hydroponic Growing in Drought Conditions Hydroponic Growing in Drought Conditions


Want to conserve more water? Recirculating water in your growing system for longer periods of time carries a few risks, but by following...

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