Tools and Equipment


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...

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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...

Greenhouse Growing 101 Greenhouse Growing 101 Greenhouse Growing 101 Greenhouse Growing 101


A greenhouse is the perfect place to germinate seeds and allows you to extend the natural growing season. So if you want to grow vegetables...

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Kent Gruetzmacher takes a closer look at LED technology and why urban indoor farmers are shelling out the big bucks for it.

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LED grow lights bring definite benefits, but choosing the right product usually proves to be quite challenging. Here are the most important...

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So, you want to expand or update your indoor grow room but don’t have the cash to do it. One way to save up the dough is to make your...

Cloches to Greenhouses Cloches to Greenhouses Cloches to Greenhouses Cloches to Greenhouses


Cloches, hothouses, cold frames, greenhouses—what’s the difference? Grubbycup explains how all these garden structures can help you to...

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Be careful of your eyes when you choose your next grow lights. Some LED grow lights can cause damage if proper precautions aren't taken.

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For many growers, their gardening practices falls under the old adage of “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” However, as Matt LeBannister...

Grow Room Tips: Double Up On Some Equipment Grow Room Tips: Double Up On Some Equipment Grow Room Tips: Double Up On Some Equipment Grow Room Tips: Double Up On Some Equipment


If you take your garden seriously, you won't mind paying for insurance in the form of some spare gear. Here are several items that...

The Complexities of Defining and Measuring Light Energy The Complexities of Defining and Measuring Light Energy The Complexities of Defining and Measuring Light Energy The Complexities of Defining and Measuring Light Energy


Light energy is an extremely complex property to measure. In order to better understand light energy and its relation to our world, we have...

A Beginner’s Guide to Fertilizer Product Labels A Beginner’s Guide to Fertilizer Product Labels A Beginner’s Guide to Fertilizer Product Labels A Beginner’s Guide to Fertilizer Product Labels


Think you know what all those numbers on a product's label are all about? Read on to discover what might have been deliberately left out of...

Techniques for Proper Pruning Techniques for Proper Pruning Techniques for Proper Pruning Techniques for Proper Pruning


A look at the selection and care of plant pruning equipment, as well as how to take cuttings.

Phenotyping Phenotyping Phenotyping Phenotyping


If you don’t understand sensing technologies and data mining for high-throughput (HT) phenotyping, you are definitely not alone. Here’s a...

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Cannabis Extraction and Distillation can be a complicated and time consuming process. A Vacuum pump can take a lot of that pain away,...

Success With LED Grow Lights Success With LED Grow Lights Success With LED Grow Lights Success With LED Grow Lights


Thinking of using LED (light-emitting diode) technology in your grow room? Here’s what you need to know to make the most of this light...

The Myth of Cloroxed Clippers The Myth of Cloroxed Clippers The Myth of Cloroxed Clippers The Myth of Cloroxed Clippers


Here's a gardening urban legend for you: a bleach solution is the best choice for disinfecting pruning wounds and tools. So, is it true?...

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