Propagation


SEED TYPES SEED TYPES SEED TYPES SEED TYPES


With so many seed types out there, it’s sometimes hard to distinguish which type of seed you’re actually buying. Our grow expert, Grubbycup...

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...

Plant Breeding for Beginners Plant Breeding for Beginners Plant Breeding for Beginners Plant Breeding for Beginners


Home growers benefit richly from the race to breed the perfect vegetable. As well as boosted productivity and disease resistance, modern...

Starting Plants from Cuttings Starting Plants from Cuttings Starting Plants from Cuttings Starting Plants from Cuttings


Want some new cultivars for your garden, but also want a way to guarantee their quality? Well, this is a perfect opportunity for some DIY...

A Root Primer A Root Primer A Root Primer A Root Primer


Beneath every great plant there’s a healthy root system. Matt LeBannister takes you through the basic information you’ll need to know to...

Cloning 101: A Back to Basics Guide to Propagating Plants Cloning 101: A Back to Basics Guide to Propagating Plants Cloning 101: A Back to Basics Guide to Propagating Plants Cloning 101: A Back to Basics Guide to Propagating Plants


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

Let’s Talk About Plant Sex Let’s Talk About Plant Sex Let’s Talk About Plant Sex Let’s Talk About Plant Sex


At a certain stage in every plant’s life cycle, all the plant wants to do is get busy and make lots of babies so its genes carry on. But...

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.

How to Grow Mustard Seeds How to Grow Mustard Seeds How to Grow Mustard Seeds How to Grow Mustard Seeds


Mustard seed plants are normally grown from seed, but can be grown from seedlings as well. Any mustard plant grown for greens can also be...

A Plant's Life - From Seed to Seed Producer A Plant's Life - From Seed to Seed Producer A Plant's Life - From Seed to Seed Producer A Plant's Life - From Seed to Seed Producer


Matt LeBannister takes us through the various phases of a plant’s life and wonders who’s using who in the survival game.

Vegetable Growing Hacks for Your Best Haul Ever Vegetable Growing Hacks for Your Best Haul Ever Vegetable Growing Hacks for Your Best Haul Ever Vegetable Growing Hacks for Your Best Haul Ever


From plastic forks, coffee filters, diapers, and eggshells, there are many common household items that can help you out in the garden,...

hydroponic hydroponic hydroponic hydroponic


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

What You Need to Know About Transplanting Your Young Plants What You Need to Know About Transplanting Your Young Plants What You Need to Know About Transplanting Your Young Plants What You Need to Know About Transplanting Your Young Plants


Transplanting can extend a plant’s growing season and protect young and delicate plants while avoiding the cooler weather outside.

How to Clone Your Cannabis Plants the Right Way How to Clone Your Cannabis Plants the Right Way How to Clone Your Cannabis Plants the Right Way How to Clone Your Cannabis Plants the Right Way


Cloning cannabis plants is a surefire way to know what you're going to end up with at the end of the growth cycle.

A Seed Saved: How to Harvest & Store Plant Seeds A Seed Saved: How to Harvest & Store Plant Seeds A Seed Saved: How to Harvest & Store Plant Seeds A Seed Saved: How to Harvest & Store Plant Seeds


Saving seeds at home used to be a much more common activity than it is today. During the first half of the 20th century, it wasn’t unusual...

Flying the Nest: How to Harden-off Seedlings Flying the Nest: How to Harden-off Seedlings Flying the Nest: How to Harden-off Seedlings Flying the Nest: How to Harden-off Seedlings


Plants suffer from shock, just like humans do. Take them out of the warm, cozy environment of a greenhouse and plonk them into chilly soil...

Cloning for the Commons Cloning for the Commons Cloning for the Commons Cloning for the Commons


Cloning is a satisfying, rapid and economic way to multiply favorite plants, producing exact copies of the parent with the same desirable...

When And How to Transplant Seedlings into the Garden When And How to Transplant Seedlings into the Garden When And How to Transplant Seedlings into the Garden When And How to Transplant Seedlings into the Garden


Transplanting tender, young seedlings into your outdoor garden too early or too late can have dire consequences for those plants you so...

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