Plant Care


Why Growers are Crazy for Coco Coir Why Growers are Crazy for Coco Coir Why Growers are Crazy for Coco Coir Why Growers are Crazy for Coco Coir


Coco coir (made from coconuts) is quickly becoming a popular grow medium offering horticulturalists many advantages in the garden. Coir...

Finding the Sweet Spot for Artificial Lighting Finding the Sweet Spot for Artificial Lighting Finding the Sweet Spot for Artificial Lighting Finding the Sweet Spot for Artificial Lighting


When it comes to indoor horticulture, maximizing the available light energy is the key to success. The more efficiently the light energy is...

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How to grow hydro: 10 rules of thumb on watering plants

Troubleshooting in the Garden: The Next Best Thing Troubleshooting in the Garden: The Next Best Thing Troubleshooting in the Garden: The Next Best Thing Troubleshooting in the Garden: The Next Best Thing


When time is against you or funds are low, there are ways to ensure yields don't suffer so much.

The Healing Power of Gardens The Healing Power of Gardens The Healing Power of Gardens The Healing Power of Gardens


Alan Ray wanted to dig a little deeper into the psychology of gardening, so he tapped wellness expert Seth J. Gillihan for some answers.

Water Quality Issues and How to Deal with Them Water Quality Issues and How to Deal with Them Water Quality Issues and How to Deal with Them Water Quality Issues and How to Deal with Them


If your water is not right your plants won’t reach their full potential.

Controlling the Curl: Tomato Leaf Roll Controlling the Curl: Tomato Leaf Roll Controlling the Curl: Tomato Leaf Roll Controlling the Curl: Tomato Leaf Roll


When it comes to viruses that cause the leaves of tomato plants (and others) to roll or curl, affecting the productivity of plants, the old...

Absentee Growing: How to Maximize a Garden's Growth from Out of Town Absentee Growing: How to Maximize a Garden's Growth from Out of Town Absentee Growing: How to Maximize a Garden's Growth from Out of Town Absentee Growing: How to Maximize a Garden's Growth from Out of Town


Feeling like you can never take a vacation now that you’re an indoor gardener? Guess again! Other than the initial installation and...

Soup Up Your Soil with Kelp Molasses Guano Soup Up Your Soil with Kelp Molasses Guano Soup Up Your Soil with Kelp Molasses Guano Soup Up Your Soil with Kelp Molasses Guano


What do kelp, molasses, and guano have in common? Well, it’s kind of a long story, but simply put, they are all organic ingredients that...

Fighting Fungi the Organic Way Fighting Fungi the Organic Way Fighting Fungi the Organic Way Fighting Fungi the Organic Way


When fungi problems strike in the vegetable garden, the results can be catastrophic. Eric Hopper has the latest on organic solutions that...

How to Get Rid of Aphids, Brown Fungus, and Early Blight How to Get Rid of Aphids, Brown Fungus, and Early Blight How to Get Rid of Aphids, Brown Fungus, and Early Blight How to Get Rid of Aphids, Brown Fungus, and Early Blight


Alan Ray has some ideas on how to combat aphids, brown fungus, early blight and black spot naturally.

Amino Acid Chelates: Giving Your Plants a Helping Hand Amino Acid Chelates: Giving Your Plants a Helping Hand Amino Acid Chelates: Giving Your Plants a Helping Hand Amino Acid Chelates: Giving Your Plants a Helping Hand


Just because you’re giving your plants nutrients doesn’t always mean they’re getting the full benefit—that’s where chelation comes in.

Phosphorus: An Essential Element for Plants Phosphorus: An Essential Element for Plants Phosphorus: An Essential Element for Plants Phosphorus: An Essential Element for Plants


Among the crucial nutrients for plant growth and health, phosphorus is vital in all stages of plant cultivation.

Silver Secrets: Another Way to Kill Pathogens Silver Secrets: Another Way to Kill Pathogens Silver Secrets: Another Way to Kill Pathogens Silver Secrets: Another Way to Kill Pathogens


Colloidal silver can provide preventative, therapeutic and restorative properties to our plants and our gardens.

5 Tips for Better Autodosing 5 Tips for Better Autodosing 5 Tips for Better Autodosing 5 Tips for Better Autodosing


Many of the benefits of autodosing are self-evident while others are more discreet.

When Plants Blight Back: Plant-Eating Pests and Their Predators When Plants Blight Back: Plant-Eating Pests and Their Predators When Plants Blight Back: Plant-Eating Pests and Their Predators When Plants Blight Back: Plant-Eating Pests and Their Predators


Proper identification of insect colonies can be tough for hobby gardeners. Fortunately, a magnifying glass paired with this simple guide to...

Colony of root aphids sucking on dandelion roots. Colony of root aphids sucking on dandelion roots. Colony of root aphids sucking on dandelion roots. Colony of root aphids sucking on dandelion roots.


Root aphids have become a problem for indoor growers and farmers alike.

Understanding Phosphorous Acid Products Understanding Phosphorous Acid Products Understanding Phosphorous Acid Products Understanding Phosphorous Acid Products


Phosphorous acid products are causing a lot of buzz these days; however, people often get confused as there are so many similar sounding...

Organic Gardening: Now More Convenient Than Ever Organic Gardening: Now More Convenient Than Ever Organic Gardening: Now More Convenient Than Ever Organic Gardening: Now More Convenient Than Ever


Garden centers and hydro shops are all offering up more and more organic options for conscientious growers.

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