Plant Nutrition


Grower spraying Triacontanol onto leaves of cannabis plant Grower spraying Triacontanol onto leaves of cannabis plant Grower spraying Triacontanol onto leaves of cannabis plant Grower spraying Triacontanol onto leaves of cannabis plant


Triacontanol has shown to really improve yields in all plants, but some are skeptical about its use. it the panacea some make it out to be?

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Super soil first gained recognition when famous cannabis breeder Subcool released his recipe in 2009. Here's how to make your own super...

Organic cannabis garden Organic cannabis garden Organic cannabis garden Organic cannabis garden


As a cannabis cultivator, what are the benefits of going the organic route versus easier, or cheaper, methods?

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Your plants don’t know the difference between organic and chemical nutrients, but you should.

Garden shovel sprinkling silica micronutrient into soil. Garden shovel sprinkling silica micronutrient into soil. Garden shovel sprinkling silica micronutrient into soil. Garden shovel sprinkling silica micronutrient into soil.


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

Building up the Brix for Healthier, Nutrient-Dense Crops Building up the Brix for Healthier, Nutrient-Dense Crops Building up the Brix for Healthier, Nutrient-Dense Crops Building up the Brix for Healthier, Nutrient-Dense Crops


The best organic farmers often boast about growing nutrient-dense, high-brix plants. Brix is a measurement of the sugar content in the sap,...

Grower taking a pH reading in a hydro system. Grower taking a pH reading in a hydro system. Grower taking a pH reading in a hydro system. Grower taking a pH reading in a hydro system.


Check out how to keep a good pH balance and maximize nutrient uptake in your hydro system.

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There are additives lurking in most gardening sprays, but not to worry, that's a good thing!

Combining Organic & Synthetic Nutrients Combining Organic & Synthetic Nutrients Combining Organic & Synthetic Nutrients Combining Organic & Synthetic Nutrients


There is an increasing focus on organic farming methods, but does that mean synthetic nutrients are off the table?

Two sets of roots from a hydroponic system, one healthy and one diseased. Two sets of roots from a hydroponic system, one healthy and one diseased. Two sets of roots from a hydroponic system, one healthy and one diseased. Two sets of roots from a hydroponic system, one healthy and one diseased.


With hydroponic nutrient solutions acting as conduit for pathogens, growers need to safely disinfect their systems.

Electrical Conductivity and Monitoring Plant Nutrition Electrical Conductivity and Monitoring Plant Nutrition Electrical Conductivity and Monitoring Plant Nutrition Electrical Conductivity and Monitoring Plant Nutrition


Electrical conductivity test (EC) is a quick and inexpensive way to determine the salt concentration of a solution. For growers, it...

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If you really want to champion a high-yield garden, provide them with the right nutrients during the right cycles.

Harpin Proteins: Enhancing your Plant’s Natural Defense Systems Harpin Proteins: Enhancing your Plant’s Natural Defense Systems Harpin Proteins: Enhancing your Plant’s Natural Defense Systems Harpin Proteins: Enhancing your Plant’s Natural Defense Systems


What if you were able to naturally boost your plants immune system resulting in increased diseases resistance, photosynthesis and overall...

Knowing When to Start Seedlings on Fertilizer and Nutrients Knowing When to Start Seedlings on Fertilizer and Nutrients Knowing When to Start Seedlings on Fertilizer and Nutrients Knowing When to Start Seedlings on Fertilizer and Nutrients


Follow Kate Van Druff’s advice on growing conditions, nutrients, and fertilizer to get your seedlings to the next level.

Buffering Up: Adjusting the Cation Exchange Capacity in Coco Growing Media Buffering Up: Adjusting the Cation Exchange Capacity in Coco Growing Media Buffering Up: Adjusting the Cation Exchange Capacity in Coco Growing Media Buffering Up: Adjusting the Cation Exchange Capacity in Coco Growing Media


The widespread use of calcium and magnesium supplements in the indoor gardening industry is an indication that many growers have discovered...

Soup Up Your Soil with Kelp Molasses Guano Soup Up Your Soil with Kelp Molasses Guano Soup Up Your Soil with Kelp Molasses Guano Soup Up Your Soil with Kelp Molasses Guano


What do kelp, molasses, and guano have in common? Well, it’s kind of a long story, but simply put, they are all organic ingredients that...

Starting Off Right: Feeding Cannabis in the Vegetative Stage Starting Off Right: Feeding Cannabis in the Vegetative Stage Starting Off Right: Feeding Cannabis in the Vegetative Stage Starting Off Right: Feeding Cannabis in the Vegetative Stage


A key to growing huge, robust cannabis buds is paying careful attention to the plants’ growth during the vegetative phase.

Amino Acid Chelates: Giving Your Plants a Helping Hand Amino Acid Chelates: Giving Your Plants a Helping Hand Amino Acid Chelates: Giving Your Plants a Helping Hand Amino Acid Chelates: Giving Your Plants a Helping Hand


Just because you’re giving your plants nutrients doesn’t always mean they’re getting the full benefit—that’s where chelation comes in.

Flushing Out the Truth in a Controlled Indoor Growing Environment Flushing Out the Truth in a Controlled Indoor Growing Environment Flushing Out the Truth in a Controlled Indoor Growing Environment Flushing Out the Truth in a Controlled Indoor Growing Environment


What’s all the fuss with flushing? Water or nutes? What’s best?

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