Plant Care


How to Prepare the Best Soil for Your Flower Beds How to Prepare the Best Soil for Your Flower Beds How to Prepare the Best Soil for Your Flower Beds How to Prepare the Best Soil for Your Flower Beds


Proper soil preparation not only helps maintain and create a beautiful garden, but it also saves a great amount of water

17 Tips for Growing Your Own Tomatoes 17 Tips for Growing Your Own Tomatoes 17 Tips for Growing Your Own Tomatoes 17 Tips for Growing Your Own Tomatoes


Here are the top 17 tips to consider when growing your own organic tomatoes at home

Good to Grow: Mite Killer, CMH Lighting, Sprayers, and Worm Castings Good to Grow: Mite Killer, CMH Lighting, Sprayers, and Worm Castings Good to Grow: Mite Killer, CMH Lighting, Sprayers, and Worm Castings Good to Grow: Mite Killer, CMH Lighting, Sprayers, and Worm Castings


In this post we are featuring pest control, sprayers, lighting options, and worm castings from companies like PreGro, Reiziger, Hydroworxx,...

Good to Grow: Fans, Coco Pith, Insecticidal Soaps, and Bloom Boosters Good to Grow: Fans, Coco Pith, Insecticidal Soaps, and Bloom Boosters Good to Grow: Fans, Coco Pith, Insecticidal Soaps, and Bloom Boosters Good to Grow: Fans, Coco Pith, Insecticidal Soaps, and Bloom Boosters


In this article we are featuring fans, ballasts, fertilizers, grow media, and more from companies like Hurricane, Hydroworxx, Dr. Earth,...

How to Prevent Your Plants from Getting Nutrient Burn How to Prevent Your Plants from Getting Nutrient Burn How to Prevent Your Plants from Getting Nutrient Burn How to Prevent Your Plants from Getting Nutrient Burn


If you give your plants too much love, it’s possible you’ll both feel the burn

Tips for Growing Spinach, Endive, and Chard Using Hydroponics Tips for Growing Spinach, Endive, and Chard Using Hydroponics Tips for Growing Spinach, Endive, and Chard Using Hydroponics Tips for Growing Spinach, Endive, and Chard Using Hydroponics


Spinach, endive, and chard all have good levels of some well-researched health promoting compounds and are well worth the investment in...

Planning the Best Layout for Your Grow Lights Planning the Best Layout for Your Grow Lights Planning the Best Layout for Your Grow Lights Planning the Best Layout for Your Grow Lights


Successful grow lighting begins with a carefully considered light plan

The Effects of Cobalt, Copper, and Chromium in the Garden The Effects of Cobalt, Copper, and Chromium in the Garden The Effects of Cobalt, Copper, and Chromium in the Garden The Effects of Cobalt, Copper, and Chromium in the Garden


Cobalt, copper, and chromium don’t get much attention when it comes to nutrient discussions, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t important

Powdered Plant Nutrients: Why Some Growers are Switching Over Powdered Plant Nutrients: Why Some Growers are Switching Over Powdered Plant Nutrients: Why Some Growers are Switching Over Powdered Plant Nutrients: Why Some Growers are Switching Over


The benefits of mixing your own plant fertilizers from powdered concentrates should not be overlooked

11 Medicinal Plants You Can Grow at Home 11 Medicinal Plants You Can Grow at Home 11 Medicinal Plants You Can Grow at Home 11 Medicinal Plants You Can Grow at Home


You don't need to have a garden in order to grow plants, you just need to choose the right plant to grow

What Needs to be Done in Between Crop Rotations What Needs to be Done in Between Crop Rotations What Needs to be Done in Between Crop Rotations What Needs to be Done in Between Crop Rotations


When growing in soil, crop rotation has historically been one of the best ways to reduce insect pressure, reduce incidences of disease, and...

Do You Need to Add More Humus to Your Garden Beds? Do You Need to Add More Humus to Your Garden Beds? Do You Need to Add More Humus to Your Garden Beds? Do You Need to Add More Humus to Your Garden Beds?


In this article, we walk you through what exactly makes a good garden humus, and how to make sure your plants are getting enough of the...

What Exactly Makes a Fertilizer Sustainable? What Exactly Makes a Fertilizer Sustainable? What Exactly Makes a Fertilizer Sustainable? What Exactly Makes a Fertilizer Sustainable?


While the ingredient list seems like the obvious factor in determining whether a fertilizer is sustainable, it isn’t the only thing...

The Write Way: What to Keep Track of in a Gardening Journal The Write Way: What to Keep Track of in a Gardening Journal The Write Way: What to Keep Track of in a Gardening Journal The Write Way: What to Keep Track of in a Gardening Journal


Keeping a garden journal allows you the freedom of not having to remember everything about a past growing season when you are planning the...

How Spectral Light Influences Plant Growth How Spectral Light Influences Plant Growth How Spectral Light Influences Plant Growth How Spectral Light Influences Plant Growth


Whether growing indoors or outdoors, color temperature can have a major impact on your plants’ height, leaf size, and harvest

The Do's and Don'ts of Foliar Feeding The Do's and Don'ts of Foliar Feeding The Do's and Don'ts of Foliar Feeding The Do's and Don'ts of Foliar Feeding


A commonly overlooked method used in vegetative and flowering stages, foliar feeding allows for nutrients to pass into the vascular system...

Do Your Plants Need Pinching or Pruning? Do Your Plants Need Pinching or Pruning? Do Your Plants Need Pinching or Pruning? Do Your Plants Need Pinching or Pruning?


While trimming, pruning, and pinching sound like painful procedures, they are exactly what your plants need to grow big and strong

Summertime Gardening Tips to Help Your Plants Survive the Heat Summertime Gardening Tips to Help Your Plants Survive the Heat Summertime Gardening Tips to Help Your Plants Survive the Heat Summertime Gardening Tips to Help Your Plants Survive the Heat


Gardening during any season has its challenges, but summer can be one of the most brutal. Heat dries up the soil and burns a plant’s...

How to Identify the 5 Most Common Plant Diseases How to Identify the 5 Most Common Plant Diseases How to Identify the 5 Most Common Plant Diseases How to Identify the 5 Most Common Plant Diseases


While there are many more plant diseases out there than the ones outlined here, here are the top five plant diseases you should be familiar...

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