Plant Nutrition


Fulvic Acid: A Golden Opportunity Fulvic Acid: A Golden Opportunity Fulvic Acid: A Golden Opportunity Fulvic Acid: A Golden Opportunity


Fulvic acid is one of the most well-balanced and vital minerals on Earth. Dubbed the miracle molecule due to the sheer number of functions...

Understanding Microbial Activity in Plant Rooting Media Understanding Microbial Activity in Plant Rooting Media Understanding Microbial Activity in Plant Rooting Media Understanding Microbial Activity in Plant Rooting Media


Microbial activity involving bacteria and fungi in a rooting medium, whether it is soil or a soilless organic mix, has important...

How Nutrient Antagonism Leads to Nutrient Deficiency in Plants How Nutrient Antagonism Leads to Nutrient Deficiency in Plants How Nutrient Antagonism Leads to Nutrient Deficiency in Plants How Nutrient Antagonism Leads to Nutrient Deficiency in Plants


If you're feeding your plants plenty of magnesium, but it still show signs of magnesium deficiency, check this out. Even plants being fed...

Compatibility Agents - What do I need to know? Compatibility Agents - What do I need to know? Compatibility Agents - What do I need to know? Compatibility Agents - What do I need to know?


Compatibility agents have a legitimate place in greenhouse and hydroponic tank mixes, but they are not a fix for bad mixing decisions.

Building an Effective Fertilizer Regimen Building an Effective Fertilizer Regimen Building an Effective Fertilizer Regimen Building an Effective Fertilizer Regimen


What should you be feeding your plants? Figuring out their perfect diet is a matter of trial and error and careful observation.

Bloom Nutrients Bloom Nutrients Bloom Nutrients Bloom Nutrients


Wondering when to use nitrogen and when to use potassium and phosphorus in your plants’ growth cycle? Shannon McKee explains how and when...

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Used by ancient civilizations, guano remains a valuable asset in the garden with its natural fertilizing abilities.

Fertilizer: When Too Much Is Too Much Fertilizer: When Too Much Is Too Much Fertilizer: When Too Much Is Too Much Fertilizer: When Too Much Is Too Much


In hopes of a bountiful harvest, many growers don’t worry about the amount of fertilizer or pesticides they spray onto their crops. It’s...

What Not To Do When Applying Fertilizers What Not To Do When Applying Fertilizers What Not To Do When Applying Fertilizers What Not To Do When Applying Fertilizers


Applying fertilizer is not as easy as it seems. Here are the top 10 errors Don Lester has seen people make over the years... Read, learn...

Bloom Booster Bloom Booster Bloom Booster Bloom Booster


Advanced horticulturists have the knowledge and experience to achieve results without the use of bloom boosters. Kent Gruetzmacher tells us...

Nutrients Nutrients Nutrients Nutrients


When it comes to feeding, indoor and outdoor plants generally need the same nutrients. There are, however, some significant differences in...

How to Make the Perfect Hydroponic Nutrient Solution How to Make the Perfect Hydroponic Nutrient Solution How to Make the Perfect Hydroponic Nutrient Solution How to Make the Perfect Hydroponic Nutrient Solution


Sure, you could just buy a premixed nutrient solution, but where’s the fun in that? If you have some time for preparation, mixing your own...

Calcium Carbonate Calcium Carbonate Calcium Carbonate Calcium Carbonate


Calcium carbonate is just as useful to your plants as it is for you. Here are a few of the ways you can integrate this natural product into...

You are What you Eat: the Correlation of Plant Nutrition and Disease You are What you Eat: the Correlation of Plant Nutrition and Disease You are What you Eat: the Correlation of Plant Nutrition and Disease You are What you Eat: the Correlation of Plant Nutrition and Disease


Is plant nutrition correlated with disease and insect infestations? You bet it is! J. Benton Jones Jr. tells us all about it.

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...

Nutrient Element Mixing to Formulate a Nutrient Solution Nutrient Element Mixing to Formulate a Nutrient Solution Nutrient Element Mixing to Formulate a Nutrient Solution Nutrient Element Mixing to Formulate a Nutrient Solution


The following article instructs on how to make your own nutrient solution and address all your garden’s requirements—perfect for the DIY...

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Maintaining a high level of dissolved oxygen in hydroponic nutrient solutions is one of the most important steps an indoor gardener can...

Grow Room Grow Room Grow Room Grow Room


Hydroponics is not a one-size-fits-all endeavor. There are many different systems, add-ons, and tools you can choose from to customize your...

Growing for Health: Fertilizer Recommendations Growing for Health: Fertilizer Recommendations Growing for Health: Fertilizer Recommendations Growing for Health: Fertilizer Recommendations


So, the results of your soil test are in and it’s time to tweak the routine. It’s likely you’ve received a few suggestions on how to amend...

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