Tools and Equipment


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....

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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...

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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...

LED Grow Lights LED Grow Lights LED Grow Lights LED Grow Lights


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.

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