Plant Nutrition


Three Ways to Grow Organically Three Ways to Grow Organically Three Ways to Grow Organically Three Ways to Grow Organically


The organic growing trend is enticing in so many ways, which is why more and more people are giving it a go.

How Nutrients from the Ocean Help Your Garden How Nutrients from the Ocean Help Your Garden How Nutrients from the Ocean Help Your Garden How Nutrients from the Ocean Help Your Garden


Minerals and nutrients from the sea are beneficial to land-based organisms today. Here's how ocean-based nutrients help your garden grow.

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.

8 Crop Micronutrients Growers Can't Ignore 8 Crop Micronutrients Growers Can't Ignore 8 Crop Micronutrients Growers Can't Ignore 8 Crop Micronutrients Growers Can't Ignore


Understanding the small role each micronutrient plays in the garden will help prevent gardeners from overlooking their importance.

Getting the Right Ammonium to Nitrate Ratio Getting the Right Ammonium to Nitrate Ratio Getting the Right Ammonium to Nitrate Ratio Getting the Right Ammonium to Nitrate Ratio


Nitrogen is one of the three most essential plant nutrients, and plants absorb this element in either the ammonium or nitrate forms. Giving...

How to Prevent Your Plants from Getting Nutrient Burn How to Prevent Your Plants from Getting Nutrient Burn How to Prevent Your Plants from Getting Nutrient Burn How to Prevent Your Plants from Getting Nutrient Burn


If you give your plants too much love, it’s possible you’ll both feel the burn.

Good to Grow: Powdered and Liquid Nutrients, Grow Room Controllers, and Disease Control Solutions Good to Grow: Powdered and Liquid Nutrients, Grow Room Controllers, and Disease Control Solutions Good to Grow: Powdered and Liquid Nutrients, Grow Room Controllers, and Disease Control Solutions Good to Grow: Powdered and Liquid Nutrients, Grow Room Controllers, and Disease Control Solutions


Boost the performance of your modern grow room with the latest products available for modern growers. In this post we are featuring grow...

The Effects of Cobalt, Copper, and Chromium in the Garden The Effects of Cobalt, Copper, and Chromium in the Garden The Effects of Cobalt, Copper, and Chromium in the Garden The Effects of Cobalt, Copper, and Chromium in the Garden


Cobalt, copper, and chromium don’t get much attention when it comes to nutrient discussions, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t important.

The Full Menu: Beneficial Elements for Plant Growth The Full Menu: Beneficial Elements for Plant Growth The Full Menu: Beneficial Elements for Plant Growth The Full Menu: Beneficial Elements for Plant Growth


Some of the beneficial elements for plants that have undergone considerable investigation by scientists are aluminum (Al), cobalt (Co),...

Decoding Nutrient Solutions Decoding Nutrient Solutions Decoding Nutrient Solutions Decoding Nutrient Solutions


Often, plants require nutrient elements in quantities so minute that we need to look at them in parts per hundred and parts per million.

All About Amino Acids All About Amino Acids All About Amino Acids All About Amino Acids


From strengthening plant cells to resisting disease, or breaking down nutrients in the soil to strengthening roots, amino acids are the...

Hydroponic Systems: Know When to Flush ’Em Hydroponic Systems: Know When to Flush ’Em Hydroponic Systems: Know When to Flush ’Em Hydroponic Systems: Know When to Flush ’Em


There are two main reasons to flush a hydro system. You’re either flushing to clean out the system, or to rid your plants of excess...

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...

Plant Pigments: Nature’s Source of Color & Life Energy Plant Pigments: Nature’s Source of Color & Life Energy Plant Pigments: Nature’s Source of Color & Life Energy Plant Pigments: Nature’s Source of Color & Life Energy


Plant pigments can be used by plants to attract pollinators, such as birds or insects, or to attract or deter predators, depending on the...

Understanding the Benefits of Plant-based Nutrients and Healthy Microbes Understanding the Benefits of Plant-based Nutrients and Healthy Microbes Understanding the Benefits of Plant-based Nutrients and Healthy Microbes Understanding the Benefits of Plant-based Nutrients and Healthy Microbes


Before we had synthetic fertilizers, all farmers used plant-based foods to grow their crops. Here's how you can bring a little bit of this...

Low Gear Vegetative Growing: Achieve a Tactical Slowdown in Three Easy Steps Low Gear Vegetative Growing: Achieve a Tactical Slowdown in Three Easy Steps Low Gear Vegetative Growing: Achieve a Tactical Slowdown in Three Easy Steps Low Gear Vegetative Growing: Achieve a Tactical Slowdown in Three Easy Steps


People generally start their plants with the goal of allowing them to grow as fast as possible. But sometimes life gets in the way and the...

Hydroponic Croponomics Hydroponic Croponomics Hydroponic Croponomics Hydroponic Croponomics


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

Amino Acids: The Lego Blocks of Plant Proteins Amino Acids: The Lego Blocks of Plant Proteins Amino Acids: The Lego Blocks of Plant Proteins Amino Acids: The Lego Blocks of Plant Proteins


After water, amino acids are the second most prominent molecules in plants and animals. They act as the building blocks of proteins.

Improving the Flavor of Crops with Photoperiodism Improving the Flavor of Crops with Photoperiodism Improving the Flavor of Crops with Photoperiodism Improving the Flavor of Crops with Photoperiodism


Understanding your plants’ photosynthesis requirements and matching them to proper lighting affects taste and nutrition in your hydroponic...

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