Plant Care


Maintaining Consistency With a Greenhouse Ventilation System Maintaining Consistency With a Greenhouse Ventilation System Maintaining Consistency With a Greenhouse Ventilation System Maintaining Consistency With a Greenhouse Ventilation System


Effectively moving air within a greenhouse can be a challenge. Here, Dr. J. Benton Jones, Jr. discusses some design flaws that cause, and...

10 Common Marijuana Leaf Problems and How to Fix Them 10 Common Marijuana Leaf Problems and How to Fix Them 10 Common Marijuana Leaf Problems and How to Fix Them 10 Common Marijuana Leaf Problems and How to Fix Them


A closer look at how to tackle 10 of the most common problems cannabis growers may face in the grow room.

Growing 101: Skills to Garden By Growing 101: Skills to Garden By Growing 101: Skills to Garden By Growing 101: Skills to Garden By


Here is an extended list of what every grower new and seasoned alike should—but might not—know.

LED Lighting MSU LED Lighting MSU LED Lighting MSU LED Lighting MSU


With urban and vertical growing becoming more of a necessity than a trend, better information is being sought to provide a baseline on how...

Getting the Right Ammonium to Nitrate Ratio Getting the Right Ammonium to Nitrate Ratio Getting the Right Ammonium to Nitrate Ratio Getting the Right Ammonium to Nitrate Ratio


Nitrogen is one of the three most essential plant nutrients, and plants absorb this element in either the ammonium or nitrate forms. Giving...

How to Improve Plant Growth with Micro-organisms How to Improve Plant Growth with Micro-organisms How to Improve Plant Growth with Micro-organisms How to Improve Plant Growth with Micro-organisms


The most common types of beneficial micro-organisms used by indoor growers can be broken down into three categories: beneficial bacteria,...

Water Retention in Soilless Media Water Retention in Soilless Media Water Retention in Soilless Media Water Retention in Soilless Media


While various grow media retain water differently, where and what you are growing also factor in to what medium to select for best results....

10 Tips For Growing High Quality Bud 10 Tips For Growing High Quality Bud 10 Tips For Growing High Quality Bud 10 Tips For Growing High Quality Bud


Planting weed and getting it to grow is generally not a complicated process and can be done by anyone. However, plant growth rate and size...

Hypochlorite in Horticulture Hypochlorite in Horticulture Hypochlorite in Horticulture Hypochlorite in Horticulture


Hypochlorite is a readily available germicide that has many horticultural uses. Bill DeBoer shares a rundown on what to keep in mind when...

Abiotic Diseases Abiotic Diseases Abiotic Diseases Abiotic Diseases


Pests, fungi, viral diseases, bacteria—these are all potentially deadly problems if they get into your growroom. But there’s another danger...

Fulvic Acid: A Golden Opportunity Fulvic Acid: A Golden Opportunity Fulvic Acid: A Golden Opportunity Fulvic Acid: A Golden Opportunity


Fulvic acid is one of the most well-balanced and vital minerals on Earth. Dubbed the miracle molecule due to the sheer number of functions...

Understanding Microbial Activity in Plant Rooting Media Understanding Microbial Activity in Plant Rooting Media Understanding Microbial Activity in Plant Rooting Media Understanding Microbial Activity in Plant Rooting Media


Microbial activity involving bacteria and fungi in a rooting medium, whether it is soil or a soilless organic mix, has important...

The Comfort Zone: Fostering Healthy Bacteria in the Greenhouse The Comfort Zone: Fostering Healthy Bacteria in the Greenhouse The Comfort Zone: Fostering Healthy Bacteria in the Greenhouse The Comfort Zone: Fostering Healthy Bacteria in the Greenhouse


What’s going on beneath the surface of your garden? It’s essential to the health of your plants to ensure a vital root zone, and you can’t...

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...

NFD NFD NFD NFD


Commercial NFT operations have all the bells and whistles, but some of their practices can easily be applied to a hobbyist set-up for more...

How Nutrient Antagonism Leads to Nutrient Deficiency in Plants How Nutrient Antagonism Leads to Nutrient Deficiency in Plants How Nutrient Antagonism Leads to Nutrient Deficiency in Plants How Nutrient Antagonism Leads to Nutrient Deficiency in Plants


If you're feeding your plants plenty of magnesium, but it still show signs of magnesium deficiency, check this out. Even plants being fed...

What to do When Root Aphids Have Taken Over Your Plants What to do When Root Aphids Have Taken Over Your Plants What to do When Root Aphids Have Taken Over Your Plants What to do When Root Aphids Have Taken Over Your Plants


Heat can bring out the worst problems in indoor gardens. Root aphids are a particular setback that can do massive damage to your roots....

Strawberries Strawberries Strawberries Strawberries


While hydroponic crops are robust and quick growing, sometimes the taste quality can leave a lot to be desired. Lynette Morgan looks at how...

Compatibility Agents - What do I need to know? Compatibility Agents - What do I need to know? Compatibility Agents - What do I need to know? Compatibility Agents - What do I need to know?


Compatibility agents have a legitimate place in greenhouse and hydroponic tank mixes, but they are not a fix for bad mixing decisions.

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