Plant Care


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...

How to Choose the Right Grow Lights How to Choose the Right Grow Lights How to Choose the Right Grow Lights How to Choose the Right Grow Lights


Not all grow lights are created equal. Factors such as cost, crop, flavor, and heat emissions need to be considered before making the...

Things to Consider Before Growing Hops Hydroponically Things to Consider Before Growing Hops Hydroponically Things to Consider Before Growing Hops Hydroponically Things to Consider Before Growing Hops Hydroponically


Hop crops are in big demand these days, but can they be grown hydroponically? Let's take a look.

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.

How Nutrients from the Ocean Help Your Garden How Nutrients from the Ocean Help Your Garden How Nutrients from the Ocean Help Your Garden How Nutrients from the Ocean Help Your Garden


Minerals and nutrients from the sea are beneficial to land-based organisms today. Here's how ocean-based nutrients help your garden grow.

Electrical conductivity Electrical conductivity Electrical conductivity Electrical conductivity


Electrical conductivity measurements were once one of the only ways growers could check up on the elemental concentrations of their...

The Benefits of Growing Plants with a Double Ended (DE) Lighting System The Benefits of Growing Plants with a Double Ended (DE) Lighting System The Benefits of Growing Plants with a Double Ended (DE) Lighting System The Benefits of Growing Plants with a Double Ended (DE) Lighting System


Interested in knowing more about the double-ended lighting technology now available to hobby growers? Here's why these lights are good to...

Defining Malnutrition in DWC Hydroponic Systems Defining Malnutrition in DWC Hydroponic Systems Defining Malnutrition in DWC Hydroponic Systems Defining Malnutrition in DWC Hydroponic Systems


From ‘more is more’ to ‘less is more’, deep water culture growers are now settling in the middle when it comes to plant nutrition.

8 Crop Micronutrients Growers Can't Ignore 8 Crop Micronutrients Growers Can't Ignore 8 Crop Micronutrients Growers Can't Ignore 8 Crop Micronutrients Growers Can't Ignore


Understanding the small role each micronutrient plays in the garden will help prevent gardeners from overlooking their importance.

Achieving Maximum Yields With the Sea of Green Growing Method Achieving Maximum Yields With the Sea of Green Growing Method Achieving Maximum Yields With the Sea of Green Growing Method Achieving Maximum Yields With the Sea of Green Growing Method


Sea of Green (SOG) is a common indoor growing technique that according to legend was developed in Holland in the 1970s. Now it is a popular...

Grow Media: Top Feeds to Follow on Twitter Grow Media: Top Feeds to Follow on Twitter Grow Media: Top Feeds to Follow on Twitter Grow Media: Top Feeds to Follow on Twitter


Today’s selection of grow mediums for modern gardening techniques has opened up a world of opportunities for growers.

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...

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,...

Fogponics: A New Spin on Aeroponic Gardens Fogponics: A New Spin on Aeroponic Gardens Fogponics: A New Spin on Aeroponic Gardens Fogponics: A New Spin on Aeroponic Gardens


High-pressure aeroponics (fogponics) is the most efficient way to grow, as determined by NASA, and with today’s technological advancements,...

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.

The Best Way to Trellis Outdoor Cannabis Plants The Best Way to Trellis Outdoor Cannabis Plants The Best Way to Trellis Outdoor Cannabis Plants The Best Way to Trellis Outdoor Cannabis Plants


If your growroom’s parameters are on point, indoor cannabis has a pretty cushy life. Its outdoor cousin, on the other hand, has to deal...

What to Do at the End of the Summer Gardening Season What to Do at the End of the Summer Gardening Season What to Do at the End of the Summer Gardening Season What to Do at the End of the Summer Gardening Season


It’s easy to abandon the garden while you’re busy preserving your harvests, but do not forget to prepare your garden space for the next...

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...

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.

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