Mark Boutwell

Mark Boutwell II stepped into his first garden when he was about four years old. His father would tell him about how the Native Americans taught the pilgrims how to survive using different farming techniques. When Mark was in a garden, his father would always force him to use their space as effectively as possible. This is the reason why Mark gravitated to indoor gardening as he got older.

Articles by Mark Boutwell


Eliminating Odors in the Growroom Eliminating Odors in the Growroom Eliminating Odors in the Growroom Eliminating Odors in the Growroom


Most growers have experienced a strong smell coming from their growrooms, caused by either their plants or products they are using. Here’s...

Light Intensity vs. Temperature in a Grow Tent Light Intensity vs. Temperature in a Grow Tent Light Intensity vs. Temperature in a Grow Tent Light Intensity vs. Temperature in a Grow Tent


To maximize efficiency in an indoor garden, it’s tempting to hang grow lights as close to plants as physically possible, but this could...

I’m Getting Great Results, Should I Change Something? I’m Getting Great Results, Should I Change Something? I’m Getting Great Results, Should I Change Something? I’m Getting Great Results, Should I Change Something?
What CO2 Can Do For Your Grow Room What CO2 Can Do For Your Grow Room What CO2 Can Do For Your Grow Room What CO2 Can Do For Your Grow Room


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

Induction Lighting: What It Is and How It Works Induction Lighting: What It Is and How It Works Induction Lighting: What It Is and How It Works Induction Lighting: What It Is and How It Works


In the 1890s, Nikola Tesla invented the induction light. After being nearly forgotten for 100 years, this technology (also called the...

How Soilless Agriculture Differs from Soil-based Agriculture How Soilless Agriculture Differs from Soil-based Agriculture How Soilless Agriculture Differs from Soil-based Agriculture How Soilless Agriculture Differs from Soil-based Agriculture


Whether plants are grown using soilless or soil methods, all crops require essential nutrients to grow. But is one method of delivering...

Lighting Choices Illuminated Lighting Choices Illuminated Lighting Choices Illuminated Lighting Choices Illuminated


It’s a no-brainer to know that you’ll need a light if you want to grow plants indoors, but the hard part is understanding the different...

How to Gain Control of Your Garden's pH, ppm, and EC Levels How to Gain Control of Your Garden's pH, ppm, and EC Levels How to Gain Control of Your Garden's pH, ppm, and EC Levels How to Gain Control of Your Garden's pH, ppm, and EC Levels


EC, pH and ppm are caused by tiny molecules, but they have a huge impact on your garden. Here, Mark Boutwell explain what these things are,...

7 Ways to Eliminate Root Aphids from Your Plants 7 Ways to Eliminate Root Aphids from Your Plants 7 Ways to Eliminate Root Aphids from Your Plants 7 Ways to Eliminate Root Aphids from Your Plants


Fighting black bugs was one of the most humbling experiences Mark W. Boutwell II had in his growing career.

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