Cultivation Methods


Hydroponic How-to: Dragon Fruit Hydroponic How-to: Dragon Fruit Hydroponic How-to: Dragon Fruit Hydroponic How-to: Dragon Fruit


Colorful, healthy, delicious, and well-suited to thrive in a hydroponic setup, dragon fruit are quickly becoming popular among indoor...

Benefits, Yields, and Different Ways of Growing Cannabis Benefits, Yields, and Different Ways of Growing Cannabis Benefits, Yields, and Different Ways of Growing Cannabis Benefits, Yields, and Different Ways of Growing Cannabis


Let’s explore the different techniques currently used, their benefits, typical yields, and if they are best for your grow space.

Transition to Bloom Phase: When & How to Switch Transition to Bloom Phase: When & How to Switch Transition to Bloom Phase: When & How to Switch Transition to Bloom Phase: When & How to Switch


Switching your cannabis plants from veg to bloom isn’t as simple as flicking a light switch.

Young girl examining plants in a raised garden bed through a magnifying glass. Young girl examining plants in a raised garden bed through a magnifying glass. Young girl examining plants in a raised garden bed through a magnifying glass. Young girl examining plants in a raised garden bed through a magnifying glass.


Not all traditional companion planting recommendations hold up to modern day science, but some do. Monica Mansfield pored through numerous...

The Ups and Downs of Garden Fads The Ups and Downs of Garden Fads The Ups and Downs of Garden Fads The Ups and Downs of Garden Fads


Gardening has been around a long time, and gardens have seen no shortage of fads and fashions come and go over the years.

Low-Cost Hydroponic Technology: Drawing the Line Between Cost and Function Low-Cost Hydroponic Technology: Drawing the Line Between Cost and Function Low-Cost Hydroponic Technology: Drawing the Line Between Cost and Function Low-Cost Hydroponic Technology: Drawing the Line Between Cost and Function


For growers who would like to get into hydroponics, cost or complexity need not be an issue.

Veganic Weed: Superior Method, Superior Product? Veganic Weed: Superior Method, Superior Product? Veganic Weed: Superior Method, Superior Product? Veganic Weed: Superior Method, Superior Product?


Veganic weed is considered by some to be higher quality than its counterparts, but for growers it’s more about the method than the results.

How to Grow Your Own Cannabis Plants From Seeds How to Grow Your Own Cannabis Plants From Seeds How to Grow Your Own Cannabis Plants From Seeds How to Grow Your Own Cannabis Plants From Seeds


Growing from seed is all about the quality of your seeds. Plants will never be better than the seeds they grew from. but how can you tell?

Grams Per Day: Determining Cannabis Yield Success by Weight Grams Per Day: Determining Cannabis Yield Success by Weight Grams Per Day: Determining Cannabis Yield Success by Weight Grams Per Day: Determining Cannabis Yield Success by Weight


Whether you’re a small-time home grower or large producer, evaluating crop performance affects critical decision making when it comes to...

Send In The Clones: Tips for Taking Cannabis Cuttings Send In The Clones: Tips for Taking Cannabis Cuttings Send In The Clones: Tips for Taking Cannabis Cuttings Send In The Clones: Tips for Taking Cannabis Cuttings


With a bit of work, some patience and a little trial and error, cannabis plants are reasonably simple plants to root cuttings from. Follow...

GreenBox Grown Provides Complete Cannabis Growing Starter Kits for the Home Grower GreenBox Grown Provides Complete Cannabis Growing Starter Kits for the Home Grower GreenBox Grown Provides Complete Cannabis Growing Starter Kits for the Home Grower GreenBox Grown Provides Complete Cannabis Growing Starter Kits for the Home Grower


Hydrolife contributor and GreenBox Grow founder Dylan Osborn shares how his young company came to be.

The Weakest Links: Why Cannabis Growers Should Be Culling Their Weaker Plants The Weakest Links: Why Cannabis Growers Should Be Culling Their Weaker Plants The Weakest Links: Why Cannabis Growers Should Be Culling Their Weaker Plants The Weakest Links: Why Cannabis Growers Should Be Culling Their Weaker Plants


Focus on the best and forget the rest. To build a strong crop of healthy plants, don’t be afraid to cull the weakest plants at each stage.

How to Use a Climate Battery to Heat and Cool Your Grow How to Use a Climate Battery to Heat and Cool Your Grow How to Use a Climate Battery to Heat and Cool Your Grow How to Use a Climate Battery to Heat and Cool Your Grow


Like traditional geothermal systems, climate batteries use of the stable temperatures of the soil underground. Here's how to make them work...

Food and the Final Frontier: How Researchers Intend to Grow Plants in Space Food and the Final Frontier: How Researchers Intend to Grow Plants in Space Food and the Final Frontier: How Researchers Intend to Grow Plants in Space Food and the Final Frontier: How Researchers Intend to Grow Plants in Space


Here is a closer look at one program in Arizona experimenting with controlled-environment growing for space travel.

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