Tools and Equipment


Vertically Inclined: An Introduction to Vertical Farming Vertically Inclined: An Introduction to Vertical Farming Vertically Inclined: An Introduction to Vertical Farming Vertically Inclined: An Introduction to Vertical Farming


With agricultural lands becoming scarcer and scarcer, commercial farmers are looking up for ways to maximize production in a limited...

Photo of a mint plant covered in water droplets from humidity. Photo of a mint plant covered in water droplets from humidity. Photo of a mint plant covered in water droplets from humidity. Photo of a mint plant covered in water droplets from humidity.


Whether in a greenhouse, glasshouse, or indoors, cultivating in a protected environment is all about controlling the surrounding conditions...

The Importance of Industry Born Equipment The Importance of Industry Born Equipment The Importance of Industry Born Equipment The Importance of Industry Born Equipment


As the cannabis industry continues to mature, the technology to process and package it is evolving as well. It's best to avoid for...

Getting off the Grid: Alternative Energies for Hydro Systems Getting off the Grid: Alternative Energies for Hydro Systems Getting off the Grid: Alternative Energies for Hydro Systems Getting off the Grid: Alternative Energies for Hydro Systems


With solar cells dropping in price and battery systems improving all the time, there are considerable benefits to looking at alternative...

Sorting Machine Sorting Machine Sorting Machine Sorting Machine


Long gone the days of sorting cannabis flowers by hand! By using a trimming machine, you can gain even more each month by maximizing...

A Breath of Fresh Air: The Importance of Air Purification in an Indoor Garden A Breath of Fresh Air: The Importance of Air Purification in an Indoor Garden A Breath of Fresh Air: The Importance of Air Purification in an Indoor Garden A Breath of Fresh Air: The Importance of Air Purification in an Indoor Garden


Air purification is one of the most overlooked variables of an indoor garden because most airborne pathogens are invisible, but ignoring...

Growing 101: Choosing a Hydroponic System Growing 101: Choosing a Hydroponic System Growing 101: Choosing a Hydroponic System Growing 101: Choosing a Hydroponic System


So, you’ve decided to give hydroponic gardening a try. Now what? First of all, you need to decide which hydroponic system to use.

The War on Whiteflies The War on Whiteflies The War on Whiteflies The War on Whiteflies


Whiteflies are one of the most persistent and damaging pests to infiltrate indoor gardens and greenhouses. Luckily, Dr. Lynette Morgan has...

10 Ways to Save $$$ at the Grow Shop 10 Ways to Save $$$ at the Grow Shop 10 Ways to Save $$$ at the Grow Shop 10 Ways to Save $$$ at the Grow Shop


Visiting your favorite grow store doesn't have to be expensive. Although gardening can end up costing a pretty penny, you can lower you...

The Daily Light Integral Chart: Understanding Your Plants' PPFD & Photoperiod Requirements The Daily Light Integral Chart: Understanding Your Plants' PPFD & Photoperiod Requirements The Daily Light Integral Chart: Understanding Your Plants' PPFD & Photoperiod Requirements The Daily Light Integral Chart: Understanding Your Plants' PPFD & Photoperiod Requirements


Understanding the effect of intense light (PPFD) is essential for successful growth. Whether you have a full grow tent with LED lights or a...

Grower observing a leaf through a round magnifier loupe. Grower observing a leaf through a round magnifier loupe. Grower observing a leaf through a round magnifier loupe. Grower observing a leaf through a round magnifier loupe.


There are tools and instruments that can make your life as a grower a little easier once you have the basic equipment up and running.

Low-Cost Hydroponic Technology: Drawing the Line Between Cost and Function Low-Cost Hydroponic Technology: Drawing the Line Between Cost and Function Low-Cost Hydroponic Technology: Drawing the Line Between Cost and Function Low-Cost Hydroponic Technology: Drawing the Line Between Cost and Function


For growers who would like to get into hydroponics, cost or complexity need not be an issue.

Perlite Revisited for Hydroponics Gardens Perlite Revisited for Hydroponics Gardens Perlite Revisited for Hydroponics Gardens Perlite Revisited for Hydroponics Gardens


Anyone looking for a hydroponics system addition that is reliable, easy to use, and is budget friendly, should try growing their next crop...

Finding a Happy Medium: Soilless Grow Media Tips & Tricks Finding a Happy Medium: Soilless Grow Media Tips & Tricks Finding a Happy Medium: Soilless Grow Media Tips & Tricks Finding a Happy Medium: Soilless Grow Media Tips & Tricks


Finding a good balance among different products and processes is the key to a successful indoor garden, and plant media is a prime example....

Growroom tech tools Growroom tech tools Growroom tech tools Growroom tech tools


Technology in the grow industry continues to evolve, making life easier for indoor cultivators. Kent Gruetzmacher takes a look at some of...

Why More Growers are Switching to Fabric Pots Why More Growers are Switching to Fabric Pots Why More Growers are Switching to Fabric Pots Why More Growers are Switching to Fabric Pots


Container gardening is not a new concept, but the types of containers that offer the ability to produce unprecedented amounts of food are...

green light horticulture green light horticulture green light horticulture green light horticulture


New research now reveals that previously dismissed green light can also drive plant growth. Fluence Bioengineering’s chief innovation...

Far-Red Lighting and the Phytochromes Far-Red Lighting and the Phytochromes Far-Red Lighting and the Phytochromes Far-Red Lighting and the Phytochromes


While it’s not fully understood exactly how far-red lighting impacts plants, Ian Ashdown examines a few interesting things we know about...

Irrigation: You Want Wet Plants, Not Soaked Plants Irrigation: You Want Wet Plants, Not Soaked Plants Irrigation: You Want Wet Plants, Not Soaked Plants Irrigation: You Want Wet Plants, Not Soaked Plants


Using a jug to measure the volume of nutrient solution from each dripper in hydroponic systems is important for irrigation. Growth...

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