Propagation


Growing Gardens from Kitchen Scraps Growing Gardens from Kitchen Scraps Growing Gardens from Kitchen Scraps Growing Gardens from Kitchen Scraps


Before you throw your produce scraps into the compost, consider using them as starts for a garden by following a few simple steps. Barb...

Root Restriction in Hydroponics Root Restriction in Hydroponics Root Restriction in Hydroponics Root Restriction in Hydroponics


Most hydroponic crops only require a small root zone volume. However, as Lynette Morgan points out, the restriction methods used are just...

Mud Pies and Hair Hygrometers: DIY Projects for Indoor Gardening Mud Pies and Hair Hygrometers: DIY Projects for Indoor Gardening Mud Pies and Hair Hygrometers: DIY Projects for Indoor Gardening 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...

A Smarter Way to Select, Store and Process Stem Cuttings A Smarter Way to Select, Store and Process Stem Cuttings A Smarter Way to Select, Store and Process Stem Cuttings A Smarter Way to Select, Store and Process Stem Cuttings


Unlike cloning herbaceous plants, woody cuttings require slightly different consideration. Here’s how to properly select, store and process...

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Cannabis can be grown successfully in soil, soilless media or hydroponically. Consider some of the pros, cons and tips to each method...

Breeding with Autoflowering Cannabis Breeding with Autoflowering Cannabis Breeding with Autoflowering Cannabis Breeding with Autoflowering Cannabis


When it comes to breeding cannabis, autoflowering is one of the most basic types of genetic traits of the plant, as it follows the laws of...

How to grow your own cannabis plants from seeds How to grow your own cannabis plants from seeds How to grow your own cannabis plants from seeds How to grow your own cannabis plants from seeds


Growing from seed is all about the quality of your seeds. Plants will never be better than the seeds they grew from. but how can you tell?

Ultimate Seed Feminizer: Colloidal Silver Ultimate Seed Feminizer: Colloidal Silver Ultimate Seed Feminizer: Colloidal Silver Ultimate Seed Feminizer: Colloidal Silver


When the time comes to plant seeds, most farmers would prefer to use feminized seeds. To ensure seed feminization, most people resort to...

Roots, Shoots and the Party of Six Roots, Shoots and the Party of Six Roots, Shoots and the Party of Six Roots, Shoots and the Party of Six


In this article, William DeBoer dispels some of the misgivings people have about hydroponics and breaks down a few complex ideas into...

Seeds and Germination Seeds and Germination Seeds and Germination Seeds and Germination


Thinking about your spring/summer garden already? Well, germination is a great place to start trials that will maximize yields and optimize...

Cannabis Cloning 101: A Back-to-basics Guide Cannabis Cloning 101: A Back-to-basics Guide Cannabis Cloning 101: A Back-to-basics Guide Cannabis Cloning 101: A Back-to-basics Guide


Are you ready to take the plunge and try cloning? These days, the technologies, tools and techniques are making this process easier, but...

How to Make Seed Starters from Your Bathroom's Loofah How to Make Seed Starters from Your Bathroom's Loofah How to Make Seed Starters from Your Bathroom's Loofah How to Make Seed Starters from Your Bathroom's Loofah


Luffa sponges, which are the dried fruit of a vining plant, are more than the ultimate body scrubber in your bathroom. You can also use...

Send In The Clones: Tips for Taking Cannabis Cuttings Send In The Clones: Tips for Taking Cannabis Cuttings Send In The Clones: Tips for Taking Cannabis Cuttings Send In The Clones: Tips for Taking Cannabis Cuttings


With a bit of work, some patience and a little trial and error, cannabis plants are reasonably simple plants to root cuttings from. Follow...

Plant Sex: Dioeceous and Monoeceous Reproduction Plant Sex: Dioeceous and Monoeceous Reproduction Plant Sex: Dioeceous and Monoeceous Reproduction Plant Sex: Dioeceous and Monoeceous Reproduction


Genetic exchanges have been going on since bacteria ruled the earth. In time, special structures developed to get genes from one individual...

Seed Germination: How to Give Your Seeds a Strong Start Seed Germination: How to Give Your Seeds a Strong Start Seed Germination: How to Give Your Seeds a Strong Start Seed Germination: How to Give Your Seeds a Strong Start


Planting seeds ends in either the thrill of that first tiny green shoot or the disappointment of a failed germination.

The Easiest Way to Clone a Cannabis Plant and Grow Mother Plants The Easiest Way to Clone a Cannabis Plant and Grow Mother Plants The Easiest Way to Clone a Cannabis Plant and Grow Mother Plants The Easiest Way to Clone a Cannabis Plant and Grow Mother Plants


Learn how to take healthy clones from your cannabis plants and use them to grow a mother plant.

Maintaining a Mother Plant: A Guide to Best Practices & Common Issues Maintaining a Mother Plant: A Guide to Best Practices & Common Issues Maintaining a Mother Plant: A Guide to Best Practices & Common Issues Maintaining a Mother Plant: A Guide to Best Practices & Common Issues


To ensure your mother plant provides vigorous cuttings, you must customize the fertilization schedule. Many growers feed mother plants a...

The Science Behind Natural and Synthetic Root Growth Promoters The Science Behind Natural and Synthetic Root Growth Promoters The Science Behind Natural and Synthetic Root Growth Promoters The Science Behind Natural and Synthetic Root Growth Promoters


Though plants naturally produce their own root promoters, there are a variety of ways a motivated grower can stimulate root propagation...

Hydroponic Seed Starting 101: A Primer for Beginners Hydroponic Seed Starting 101: A Primer for Beginners Hydroponic Seed Starting 101: A Primer for Beginners Hydroponic Seed Starting 101: A Primer for Beginners


Starting your seeds hydroponically has many benefits, but many people are unsure how to go about it.

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