Plant Care


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Maintaining a high level of dissolved oxygen in hydroponic nutrient solutions is one of the most important steps an indoor gardener can...

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Mushrooms check a lot of boxes for the future of food. While quintessential decomposers, these organisms assist in plant growth, anare...

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With so many different nutrient lines to choose from, Grubbycup gives us an idea of how.

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While zinc is a common micronutrient for plants, fish find it very toxic even in low doses. Though galvanized steel tanks may seem...

Plant Starts Plant Starts Plant Starts Plant Starts


There are many benefits to using starts, but there are a few things to keep in mind to ensure your garden thrives a few months or years...

Hydro Meal Planning 101 Hydro Meal Planning 101 Hydro Meal Planning 101 Hydro Meal Planning 101


Every garden is unique, so a one-size-fits-all nutrient scheme isn’t always the best for hydroponic setups. In this article, Eric Hopper...

Waste Not a Drop: 9 Ways to Get the Most from Your Water Waste Not a Drop: 9 Ways to Get the Most from Your Water Waste Not a Drop: 9 Ways to Get the Most from Your Water Waste Not a Drop: 9 Ways to Get the Most from Your Water


Water is precious and a finite resource, so it’s up to us as growers to use it wisely. Check out these 9 tips that will help you do your...

Measuring, Analyzing, and Adjusting Hydroponic Nutrient Solutions Measuring, Analyzing, and Adjusting Hydroponic Nutrient Solutions Measuring, Analyzing, and Adjusting Hydroponic Nutrient Solutions Measuring, Analyzing, and Adjusting Hydroponic Nutrient Solutions


If measuring, analyzing, and adjusting nutrient solutions is a tough task for you, we simplify the concepts for hydroponic nutrient...

How to Make Seed Starters from Your Bathroom's Loofah How to Make Seed Starters from Your Bathroom's Loofah How to Make Seed Starters from Your Bathroom's Loofah How to Make Seed Starters from Your Bathroom's Loofah


Luffa sponges, which are the dried fruit of a vining plant, are more than the ultimate body scrubber in your bathroom. You can also use...

Soil Testing: Is It Better To Go Through a Cooperative Extension? Soil Testing: Is It Better To Go Through a Cooperative Extension? Soil Testing: Is It Better To Go Through a Cooperative Extension? Soil Testing: Is It Better To Go Through a Cooperative Extension?


Cooperative Extension or DIY? We take a look at the differences between the two, and the benefits of using them.

The Benefits of Using an Irrigation System in Your Garden The Benefits of Using an Irrigation System in Your Garden The Benefits of Using an Irrigation System in Your Garden The Benefits of Using an Irrigation System in Your Garden


Using an irrigation system is superior to hand watering your garden. Here's Why.

Interveinal Chlorosis: Can It Be Fixed? Interveinal Chlorosis: Can It Be Fixed? Interveinal Chlorosis: Can It Be Fixed? Interveinal Chlorosis: Can It Be Fixed?


Interveinal chlorosis is a disease that can be easily spotted and, with the right information, easily treated.

Volcanic Power: Give Your Veggies a Blast of Flavor and Nutrients Volcanic Power: Give Your Veggies a Blast of Flavor and Nutrients Volcanic Power: Give Your Veggies a Blast of Flavor and Nutrients Volcanic Power: Give Your Veggies a Blast of Flavor and Nutrients


We live in a world where most consumers value pretty vegetables that lack nutrition and flavor. Our meals make for pretty photos on social...

How to Care for Your Holiday Poinsettia Year-Round How to Care for Your Holiday Poinsettia Year-Round How to Care for Your Holiday Poinsettia Year-Round How to Care for Your Holiday Poinsettia Year-Round


With good care, a poinsettia plant can maintain its beauty for much longer than the Christmas season.

Good to Grow: Ballasts, Coco Coir, Odor-Proof Bags, and Fertilizers Good to Grow: Ballasts, Coco Coir, Odor-Proof Bags, and Fertilizers Good to Grow: Ballasts, Coco Coir, Odor-Proof Bags, and Fertilizers Good to Grow: Ballasts, Coco Coir, Odor-Proof Bags, and Fertilizers


Boost the performance of your garden with the latest products available for modern growers, featuring items from Enroot Products, SANlight,...

Methyl Jasmonate: Plant Defender and Communicator Methyl Jasmonate: Plant Defender and Communicator Methyl Jasmonate: Plant Defender and Communicator Methyl Jasmonate: Plant Defender and Communicator


For centuries, methyl jasmonate has been used in perfumes and teas as a component of the fragrance jasmine. It wasn’t until the middle of...

Secondary Micronutrients That Are Crucial to Plant Health Secondary Micronutrients That Are Crucial to Plant Health Secondary Micronutrients That Are Crucial to Plant Health Secondary Micronutrients That Are Crucial to Plant Health


Most growers have a handle on primary nutrients and macronutrients, but how is your understanding of the lesser known secondary and...

What a Plant's Internodal Spacing Reveals About Its Health What a Plant's Internodal Spacing Reveals About Its Health What a Plant's Internodal Spacing Reveals About Its Health What a Plant's Internodal Spacing Reveals About Its Health


The distance between nodes can tell us quite a bit about how a plant is doing. Here’s how to decipher it.

Manipulating Flowering in the Grow Room Using Photoperiods Manipulating Flowering in the Grow Room Using Photoperiods Manipulating Flowering in the Grow Room Using Photoperiods Manipulating Flowering in the Grow Room Using Photoperiods


Plants that use the duration of their dark periods to signal flowering are said to be subject to photoperiodism and are classified as...

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