Plant Care


Mycorrhizae: Evaluating The Products Mycorrhizae: Evaluating The Products Mycorrhizae: Evaluating The Products Mycorrhizae: Evaluating The Products


In this article, Dr. Bob Linderman talks about evaluating mycorrhizal products, inoculating plants and cultural practices that enhance the...

Magnesium in Soil Magnesium in Soil Magnesium in Soil Magnesium in Soil


Magnesium deficiency, like any deficiency, leads to a reduction in yields. Read on to discover why this element is so important to have...

Mycorrhizae: The Straight Story Mycorrhizae: The Straight Story Mycorrhizae: The Straight Story Mycorrhizae: The Straight Story


The term mycorrhizae describes the symbiotic relationship between specialized soil fungi and the roots of most plants on Earth. In this...

The Basics of Plant Diseases The Basics of Plant Diseases The Basics of Plant Diseases The Basics of Plant Diseases


Almost everyone who grows plants, whether for their own enjoyment or professionally, will encounter plant disease problems at some point.

Fertilizer: Cracking the Code Fertilizer: Cracking the Code Fertilizer: Cracking the Code Fertilizer: Cracking the Code


In the United States, every fertilizer label on store shelves must contain five key components: the brand, the grade, a guaranteed analysis...

Beneficial Elements For Your Nutrient Regimen: Chromium, Strontium and More Beneficial Elements For Your Nutrient Regimen: Chromium, Strontium and More Beneficial Elements For Your Nutrient Regimen: Chromium, Strontium and More Beneficial Elements For Your Nutrient Regimen: Chromium, Strontium and More


More here on potentially beneficial plant nutritional elements, Philip McIntosh highlights bromine, chromium, strontium, selenium, sodium,...

Beneficial Elements For Your Nutrient Regimen: Cobalt, Silicon, Nickel, and Vandium Beneficial Elements For Your Nutrient Regimen: Cobalt, Silicon, Nickel, and Vandium Beneficial Elements For Your Nutrient Regimen: Cobalt, Silicon, Nickel, and Vandium Beneficial Elements For Your Nutrient Regimen: Cobalt, Silicon, Nickel, and Vandium


Elements that may not be essential but could be beneficial to include in your nutrient regimen? Today, Philip McIntosh discusses cobalt,...

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Manure is known to be an effective fertilizer in the garden, but there is considerable science behind effective application.

Beneficial Elements For Your Nutrient Regimen Beneficial Elements For Your Nutrient Regimen Beneficial Elements For Your Nutrient Regimen Beneficial Elements For Your Nutrient Regimen


There are several essential macro- and micronutrients plants need to grow and reproduce. Here we look at aluminum, iodine, lithium,...

An Element Too Good to Pass Up: The Benefits of Silicon An Element Too Good to Pass Up: The Benefits of Silicon An Element Too Good to Pass Up: The Benefits of Silicon An Element Too Good to Pass Up: The Benefits of Silicon


All-miracle cures for the garden are snake oils, right? Well, what if we were to tell you that one of those marvels is real, as well as the...

A Root Primer A Root Primer A Root Primer A Root Primer


Beneath every great plant there’s a healthy root system. Matt LeBannister takes you through the basic information you’ll need to know to...

Evaluating the Electrical Conductivity of Water Evaluating the Electrical Conductivity of Water Evaluating the Electrical Conductivity of Water Evaluating the Electrical Conductivity of Water


The electrical conductivity of water is actually a measure of salinity. It’s important to monitor its levels in your water supply because...

Organic Rooting Medium: Composting Woods Organic Rooting Medium: Composting Woods Organic Rooting Medium: Composting Woods Organic Rooting Medium: Composting Woods


Although fresh wood by-products like sawdust and pine bark are suitable for use in soilless organic rooting media mixes, most types contain...

Compost Tea Considerations Compost Tea Considerations Compost Tea Considerations Compost Tea Considerations


Compost tea, or the stewing of aged compost in water, provides many benefits for the garden, the most significant of which are the...

Hydroponic Mexican Cuisine Hydroponic Mexican Cuisine Hydroponic Mexican Cuisine Hydroponic Mexican Cuisine


Mexican cuisine crops are well-suited to grow successfully in hydroponics. Lynette Morgan explains how to successfully grow these flavorful...

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Gardeners can influence the flow of auxins from the growing tips to the rest of the plant through pruning or training to promote bushier...

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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...

The Chemistry of Coco Coir The Chemistry of Coco Coir The Chemistry of Coco Coir The Chemistry of Coco Coir


As the ground-up seed husk tissue from the coconut palm tree, coco coir has become a popular and effective growing medium for indoor and...

Three Ways to Grow Organically Three Ways to Grow Organically Three Ways to Grow Organically Three Ways to Grow Organically


The organic growing trend is enticing in so many ways, which is why more and more people are giving it a go.

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