Nutrients


The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Managing Micro-Organisms in the Garden The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Managing Micro-Organisms in the Garden The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Managing Micro-Organisms in the Garden The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Managing Micro-Organisms in the Garden


Plants need to receive a number of nutrients to thrive. An important step is keeping the bad bacteria at bay, along with establishing and...

Photo of a gardener's gloved hand holding nutrients next to a strawberry plant. Photo of a gardener's gloved hand holding nutrients next to a strawberry plant. Photo of a gardener's gloved hand holding nutrients next to a strawberry plant. Photo of a gardener's gloved hand holding nutrients next to a strawberry plant.


Turns out two of the most essential amendments gardeners can have in their growth arsenal are humic and fulvic acids. Read on to see the...

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All plants, including cannabis, require certain essential nutrients to grow healthy, strong, and productive. Grow the most fruitful...

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Seeds or clones? There are two ways of growing and you need to pick a side before you begin. Each comes with its own set of advantages of...

Hands cupping dirt and a seedling surrounded by chemical elements representing macro and micro nutrients. Hands cupping dirt and a seedling surrounded by chemical elements representing macro and micro nutrients. Hands cupping dirt and a seedling surrounded by chemical elements representing macro and micro nutrients. Hands cupping dirt and a seedling surrounded by chemical elements representing macro and micro nutrients.


Boron… it's some chemical from the periodic table that plants need, but we don't really need to know much about it, right? Wrong. Author...

Aphids crawling around a thorn on the stem of a plant. Aphids crawling around a thorn on the stem of a plant. Aphids crawling around a thorn on the stem of a plant. Aphids crawling around a thorn on the stem of a plant.


Plants have evolved their own natural defense systems to fight pests and disease.

Bone Meal Basics: What You Need to Know Before Applying It to Your Plants Bone Meal Basics: What You Need to Know Before Applying It to Your Plants Bone Meal Basics: What You Need to Know Before Applying It to Your Plants Bone Meal Basics: What You Need to Know Before Applying It to Your Plants


Bone meal, made from ground-up animal bones, is an organic source of phosphorus and calcium, and it also contains trace amounts of nitrogen...

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Growing great cannabis requires good lighting, proper ventilation, proper diet and more. This article gives us the means to identify...

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.

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Enzymes play a major role in plant health as they can increase nutrient uptake and help protect roots from pathogens. Eric Hopper explains...

How to Grow Cannabis Organically How to Grow Cannabis Organically How to Grow Cannabis Organically How to Grow Cannabis Organically


As a cannabis cultivator, what are the benefits of going the organic route vs easier, or cheaper, methods.

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Used for hundreds of years by other cultures to sweeten food and drinks, stevia has still yet to catch on in the modern North American diet...

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Used by ancient civilizations, guano remains a valuable asset in the garden with its natural fertilizing abilities.

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Cannabis can be grown successfully in soil, soilless media or hydroponically. Consider some of the pros, cons and tips to each method...

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Like every crop, marijuana has its own sweet spot when it comes to the optimal levels of nutrients, electrical conductivity (EC), and...

Strengthening the Roots of Your Cannabis Plants Strengthening the Roots of Your Cannabis Plants Strengthening the Roots of Your Cannabis Plants Strengthening the Roots of Your Cannabis Plants


The root system of a plant is where essential nutrients are absorbed and distributed to the rest of the plant. As a plant grows and...

Make Room for Mycorrhizae in Your Marijuana Grow Room Make Room for Mycorrhizae in Your Marijuana Grow Room Make Room for Mycorrhizae in Your Marijuana Grow Room Make Room for Mycorrhizae in Your Marijuana Grow Room


There’s an easy way to keep cannabis plants from getting stressed out, without even having to lift your green thumb. All you’ve got to do...

Tips For the Home Grown Beginner: What Do I Need To Do To Start Growing My Own Weed? Tips For the Home Grown Beginner: What Do I Need To Do To Start Growing My Own Weed? Tips For the Home Grown Beginner: What Do I Need To Do To Start Growing My Own Weed? Tips For the Home Grown Beginner: What Do I Need To Do To Start Growing My Own Weed?


Growing your own weed for the first time can be an exciting and overwhelming process. We take a look at what you should consider before you...

Minerals: An Essential Part of Cannabinoid Production Minerals: An Essential Part of Cannabinoid Production Minerals: An Essential Part of Cannabinoid Production Minerals: An Essential Part of Cannabinoid Production


It’s official. Research has proven that the quality and potency of cannabinoids depends on the minerals in the soil where the cannabis is...

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