Plant Growth


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Your plants don’t know the difference between organic and chemical nutrients, but you should.

Fungal disease powdery mildew on zucchini foliage Fungal disease powdery mildew on zucchini foliage Fungal disease powdery mildew on zucchini foliage Fungal disease powdery mildew on zucchini foliage


The key to beating a powdery mildew outbreak in your growroom is staying two steps ahead of the problem.

Cucumber plants growing up trellis netting. Cucumber plants growing up trellis netting. Cucumber plants growing up trellis netting. Cucumber plants growing up trellis netting.


Are your outdoor plants out of control yet? Adding a trellis to your landscape will offer plants enhanced access to sunlight and better air...

Garden shovel sprinkling silica micronutrient into soil. Garden shovel sprinkling silica micronutrient into soil. Garden shovel sprinkling silica micronutrient into soil. Garden shovel sprinkling silica micronutrient into soil.


Silica is abundant in many soils and is a major component of plant tissue, sometimes in even higher concentrations than nitrogen and...

Cucumber seedlings germinating in compostable seedling pots. Cucumber seedlings germinating in compostable seedling pots. Cucumber seedlings germinating in compostable seedling pots. Cucumber seedlings germinating in compostable seedling pots.


To begin its life as a growing plant, a little seedling requires some help to germinate.

Building up the Brix for Healthier, Nutrient-Dense Crops Building up the Brix for Healthier, Nutrient-Dense Crops Building up the Brix for Healthier, Nutrient-Dense Crops Building up the Brix for Healthier, Nutrient-Dense Crops


The best organic farmers often boast about growing nutrient-dense, high-brix plants. Brix is a measurement of the sugar content in the sap,...

Hands holding harvested saffron flowers. Hands holding harvested saffron flowers. Hands holding harvested saffron flowers. Hands holding harvested saffron flowers.


It turns out Saffron, the world's highest-priced spice, can thrive in a hydroponic system.

Grower taking a pH reading in a hydro system. Grower taking a pH reading in a hydro system. Grower taking a pH reading in a hydro system. Grower taking a pH reading in a hydro system.


Check out how to keep a good pH balance and maximize nutrient uptake in your hydro system.

What Is Eco Coco Coir Good For? What Is Eco Coco Coir Good For? What Is Eco Coco Coir Good For? What Is Eco Coco Coir Good For?


While we all know coir is a by-product of the coconut processing industry, understanding its properties and potential as a horticultural...

Treat 'Em Bad and They'll Taste Better: Improving Flavor in Crops Treat 'Em Bad and They'll Taste Better: Improving Flavor in Crops Treat 'Em Bad and They'll Taste Better: Improving Flavor in Crops Treat 'Em Bad and They'll Taste Better: Improving Flavor in Crops


When it comes to good food, we are all looking for taste, aroma and texture. Sometimes these all come together to create a sensory delight,...

The How-To of Organic Hydroponics The How-To of Organic Hydroponics The How-To of Organic Hydroponics The How-To of Organic Hydroponics


Growing organically means different things to different growers, but there are some basic principles at play when it comes to applying the...

Cannabis grow supported by stakes and netting Cannabis grow supported by stakes and netting Cannabis grow supported by stakes and netting Cannabis grow supported by stakes and netting


Managing your canopy will help keep plants upright while reaping even more massive buds.

The Best Light for the Job The Best Light for the Job The Best Light for the Job The Best Light for the Job


Casey Jones Fraser shares some tips on how to find the right grow lights for the right uses.

How Surfactant Solutions Work How Surfactant Solutions Work How Surfactant Solutions Work How Surfactant Solutions Work


There are additives lurking in most gardening sprays, but not to worry, that's a good thing!

Choosing the Right Growing Medium for Larger Results Choosing the Right Growing Medium for Larger Results Choosing the Right Growing Medium for Larger Results Choosing the Right Growing Medium for Larger Results


Everyone at one point in their life potted up a plant and for most, it was a straightforward operation: put soil in pot, plant in soil,...

Attack of the Giant Tomatoes - The Ultimate Guide Attack of the Giant Tomatoes - The Ultimate Guide Attack of the Giant Tomatoes - The Ultimate Guide Attack of the Giant Tomatoes - The Ultimate Guide


Want to learn how to grow big tomatoes? There are some important tips and tricks you need to know.

Perfecting the Hydroponics System with Automation Perfecting the Hydroponics System with Automation Perfecting the Hydroponics System with Automation Perfecting the Hydroponics System with Automation


Lee McCall walks us through the set-up for a comprehensive new growing system that he thinks just might be the start of something big in...

Boost Friendly Flora with Companion Planting Boost Friendly Flora with Companion Planting Boost Friendly Flora with Companion Planting Boost Friendly Flora with Companion Planting


Companion planting is a form of polyculture where certain types of crops are planted in close proximity to one another to boost crop yields...

Combining Organic & Synthetic Nutrients Combining Organic & Synthetic Nutrients Combining Organic & Synthetic Nutrients Combining Organic & Synthetic Nutrients


There is an increasing focus on organic farming methods, but does that mean synthetic nutrients are off the table?

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