Plant Health


Brix meter on a table with cannabis leaves. Brix meter on a table with cannabis leaves. Brix meter on a table with cannabis leaves. Brix meter on a table with cannabis leaves.


Using a basic tool like a brix refractometer gives growers a glimpse into the inner workings of cannabis and how well it will perform.

Genetic Modification of Flavor and Aroma in Fruits and Flowers: Is the Future GMO? Genetic Modification of Flavor and Aroma in Fruits and Flowers: Is the Future GMO? Genetic Modification of Flavor and Aroma in Fruits and Flowers: Is the Future GMO? Genetic Modification of Flavor and Aroma in Fruits and Flowers: Is the Future GMO?


Consumers have long complained about the lack of flavor in genetically modified foods. However, scientists are now trying to use those same...

Understanding Pythium Root Rot Understanding Pythium Root Rot Understanding Pythium Root Rot Understanding Pythium Root Rot


Pythiums are plant pathogens that cause damping off of seedlings, or nibble on the roots of older plants. There are pythiums everywhere in...

Below The Surface: Root Growth Stimulation and Microorganisms Below The Surface: Root Growth Stimulation and Microorganisms Below The Surface: Root Growth Stimulation and Microorganisms Below The Surface: Root Growth Stimulation and Microorganisms


A healthy root system depends on beneficial microorganisms that live in the rhizosphere. In learning which products and techniques best...

From A to Z: Common Nutrient Additives Available to Growers From A to Z: Common Nutrient Additives Available to Growers From A to Z: Common Nutrient Additives Available to Growers From A to Z: Common Nutrient Additives Available to Growers


When it comes to nutrient additives, there are a lot of options available for growers. But, as Grubbycup explains, it is important to know...

Beating Botrytis: How to Identify, Prevent & Treat a Common Crop Ailment Beating Botrytis: How to Identify, Prevent & Treat a Common Crop Ailment Beating Botrytis: How to Identify, Prevent & Treat a Common Crop Ailment Beating Botrytis: How to Identify, Prevent & Treat a Common Crop Ailment


There are more than 50 different species of botrytis, also known as gray or brown mold, which can wreak havoc on numerous plants, including...

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Is it possible to auto-balance pH without chemicals? We put Torus Hydro's balancer to the test to find out.

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Managing Microbes in the Garden The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Managing Microbes in the Garden The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Managing Microbes in the Garden The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Managing Microbes 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...

The War on Whiteflies The War on Whiteflies The War on Whiteflies The War on Whiteflies


Whiteflies are one of the most persistent and damaging pests to infiltrate indoor gardens and greenhouses. Luckily, Dr. Lynette Morgan has...

The Right Temperature for Growing Clones The Right Temperature for Growing Clones The Right Temperature for Growing Clones The Right Temperature for Growing Clones


In order to be successful in cloning, temperature is of the utmost importance.

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If you’re going to start growing produce and flower indoors, keep one thing in mind: cleanliness is next to holiness. Alan Ray details some...

Essential Oils Essential Oils Essential Oils Essential Oils


More and more, gardeners are turning to essential oils to help combat fungal disease and nasty pests like spider mites. Monica Mansfield...

How Does a Plant's Immune System Work? How Does a Plant's Immune System Work? How Does a Plant's Immune System Work? How Does a Plant's Immune System Work?


The best way to protect our indoor crops is to understand how they protect themselves from threats like pests and diseases.

Nutrient Solution Nutrient Solution Nutrient Solution Nutrient Solution


With so many different nutrient lines to choose from, Grubbycup gives us an idea of how.

How to Keep Your Plants Healthy How to Keep Your Plants Healthy How to Keep Your Plants Healthy How to Keep Your Plants Healthy


We all want to keep our plants healthy. However, when we see leaves that don’t look quite right, many of us overlook some of the more...

Eating Bugs Eating Bugs Eating Bugs Eating Bugs


Dr. Goggy Davidowitz says we’ll have to get over our aversion to the thought of eating bugs. The benefits simply outweigh the down sides.

What are the Best pH Levels for Growing Cannabis? What are the Best pH Levels for Growing Cannabis? What are the Best pH Levels for Growing Cannabis? What are the Best pH Levels for Growing Cannabis?


Want healthy, productive plants? Dial in your potential hydrogen and you’ll be on your way to a thriving crop.

How to Identify the 5 Most Common Plant Diseases How to Identify the 5 Most Common Plant Diseases How to Identify the 5 Most Common Plant Diseases How to Identify the 5 Most Common Plant Diseases


While there are many more plant diseases out there than the ones outlined here, here are the top five plant diseases you should be familiar...

Could Your Plants Be Suffering from an Abiotic Plant Disease? Could Your Plants Be Suffering from an Abiotic Plant Disease? Could Your Plants Be Suffering from an Abiotic Plant Disease? Could Your Plants Be Suffering from an Abiotic Plant Disease?


When plants aren’t healthy, diagnosing the problem can be a challenge. Gardeners often look for obvious signs, like a biological...

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