Plant Nutrition


Understanding Phosphorous Acid Products Understanding Phosphorous Acid Products Understanding Phosphorous Acid Products Understanding Phosphorous Acid Products


Phosphorous acid products are causing a lot of buzz these days; however, people often get confused as there are so many similar sounding...

Organic Gardening: Now More Convenient Than Ever Organic Gardening: Now More Convenient Than Ever Organic Gardening: Now More Convenient Than Ever Organic Gardening: Now More Convenient Than Ever


Garden centers and hydro shops are all offering up more and more organic options for conscientious growers.

Worm curled up on garden soil. Worm curled up on garden soil. Worm curled up on garden soil. Worm curled up on garden soil.


Many gardeners already know the not-so-secret advantages of using worm tea to fertilize their gardens, but not all are aware of the various...

Interveinal Chlorosis: Can It Be Fixed? Interveinal Chlorosis: Can It Be Fixed? Interveinal Chlorosis: Can It Be Fixed? Interveinal Chlorosis: Can It Be Fixed?


Interveinal chlorosis is a disease that can be easily spotted and, with the right information, easily treated.

A Play-by-Play on Plant Nutrition A Play-by-Play on Plant Nutrition A Play-by-Play on Plant Nutrition A Play-by-Play on Plant Nutrition


Your plants constantly require just the right balance of nutrients, which are supplied through a basic fertilizer program. Supplements are...

The 3 Stages of a Perpetual Garden The 3 Stages of a Perpetual Garden The 3 Stages of a Perpetual Garden The 3 Stages of a Perpetual Garden


The most successful indoor growers take full advantage of the elevated degree of control over the growing environment by maintaining a...

Care for a Cup of Compost Tea? Your Plants Will! Care for a Cup of Compost Tea? Your Plants Will! Care for a Cup of Compost Tea? Your Plants Will! Care for a Cup of Compost Tea? Your Plants Will!


So, you have created a compost pile or bin. Now it’s time to start thinking about what else can be done with your compost. How about...

12 Permaculture Principles 12 Permaculture Principles 12 Permaculture Principles 12 Permaculture Principles


Permaculture is more than just a buzz word. It’s a sustainable approach to designing and growing edible landscapes. There’s a bit more to...

Ebb and Flow Hydroponic Systems Ebb and Flow Hydroponic Systems Ebb and Flow Hydroponic Systems Ebb and Flow Hydroponic Systems


An ebb and flow hydroponic system maximizes nutrient uptake and available oxygen in the root zone. Here's how these systems work and why...

Hands cupping soil around a plant into the shape of a heart. Hands cupping soil around a plant into the shape of a heart. Hands cupping soil around a plant into the shape of a heart. Hands cupping soil around a plant into the shape of a heart.


Alan Ray explores the differences between types of soils and what to do if your dirt isn’t giving your plants the nutrients they need.

The Dirt on Soil & Potting Mixes The Dirt on Soil & Potting Mixes The Dirt on Soil & Potting Mixes The Dirt on Soil & Potting Mixes


Ever question what was really in your soil or potting mixes, and how it affects your growing? Well, here's the dirt on your dirt.

The Science Behind Bone Meal The Science Behind Bone Meal The Science Behind Bone Meal The Science Behind Bone Meal


Using bone meal for plants is not a new technique, but it can improve the outcome of your plantings when introduced properly.

Recipes for Success: Plant Diet Basics & Formulation Fundamentals Recipes for Success: Plant Diet Basics & Formulation Fundamentals Recipes for Success: Plant Diet Basics & Formulation Fundamentals Recipes for Success: Plant Diet Basics & Formulation Fundamentals


Experimenting with various nutrients and boosters is not just for commercial growers—thanks to the wide range of products available today,...

Perfecting the pH of Your Hydroponic Nutrient Solution Perfecting the pH of Your Hydroponic Nutrient Solution Perfecting the pH of Your Hydroponic Nutrient Solution Perfecting the pH of Your Hydroponic Nutrient Solution


The pH levels in small hydroponic systems can often be overlooked if a grower is focusing more on monitoring a solution’s EC or TDS,...

The Possibilities and Realities of Foliar Feeding The Possibilities and Realities of Foliar Feeding The Possibilities and Realities of Foliar Feeding The Possibilities and Realities of Foliar Feeding


Sixty years ago, researchers discovered that it wasn't just roots that could absorb elemental plant nutrients. The findings sparked new...

Getting to Know Your Microbes Getting to Know Your Microbes Getting to Know Your Microbes Getting to Know Your Microbes


Beneficial microbes, including the all-powerful mycorrhizal fungi, are essential to the soil food web, and the most successful indoor...

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,...

5 Flowering Stage Tips for Cannabis 5 Flowering Stage Tips for Cannabis 5 Flowering Stage Tips for Cannabis 5 Flowering Stage Tips for Cannabis


The vegetative stage is complete and your plants are ready to flower. What you do now could result in large, flavorful, and aromatic buds...

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.

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