Seedling Care


Sprouting seeds on a wet paper towel. Sprouting seeds on a wet paper towel. Sprouting seeds on a wet paper towel. Sprouting seeds on a wet paper towel.


Seed priming lets you get to the fun part of growing faster while increasing success rates and even yields.

Grower planting a cannabis seedling into a garden bed. Grower planting a cannabis seedling into a garden bed. Grower planting a cannabis seedling into a garden bed. Grower planting a cannabis seedling into a garden bed.


Keep all of nature’s elements in mind when hardening off your cannabis plants for transplant outdoors.

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.

8 Things to Consider When Sexing Your Cannabis Plants 8 Things to Consider When Sexing Your Cannabis Plants 8 Things to Consider When Sexing Your Cannabis Plants 8 Things to Consider When Sexing Your Cannabis Plants


Kasey Craig explains how to tell if your plant is male or female, and why it’s essential to know the gender.

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...

Transplanting From Aeroponics Transplanting From Aeroponics Transplanting From Aeroponics Transplanting From Aeroponics


Transplanting plants from an aeroponics system into another growing medium can be risky business.

A Plant's Circle of Life A Plant's Circle of Life A Plant's Circle of Life A Plant's Circle of Life


A basic knowledge of the different stages of growth and development plants go through can help growers know what to expect from their...

From Cloches to Greenhouses: Extend the Growing Season From Cloches to Greenhouses: Extend the Growing Season From Cloches to Greenhouses: Extend the Growing Season From Cloches to Greenhouses: Extend the Growing Season


Cloches, hothouses, cold frames, greenhouses—what’s the difference? Grubbycup explains how all these garden structures can help you to...

Plant Starts Plant Starts Plant Starts Plant Starts


There are many benefits to using starts, but there are a few things to keep in mind to ensure your garden thrives a few months or years...

Seed Germination: How to Give Your Seeds a Strong Start Seed Germination: How to Give Your Seeds a Strong Start Seed Germination: How to Give Your Seeds a Strong Start Seed Germination: How to Give Your Seeds a Strong Start


Planting seeds ends in either the thrill of that first tiny green shoot or the disappointment of a failed germination.

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...

How to Start Your Summer Outdoor Growing Season Earlier How to Start Your Summer Outdoor Growing Season Earlier How to Start Your Summer Outdoor Growing Season Earlier How to Start Your Summer Outdoor Growing Season Earlier


Experienced gardeners know that the sooner plants can be exposed to natural sunlight the better. In northern climates, this can be a tricky...

Garden Cloches: Giving Plants More time Garden Cloches: Giving Plants More time Garden Cloches: Giving Plants More time Garden Cloches: Giving Plants More time


Garden cloches serve the same function as cold frames, movable row covers and greenhouses, but only in a smaller, single-serving size.

Moving On, Moving Out: Taking the Indoor Garden Outdoors Moving On, Moving Out: Taking the Indoor Garden Outdoors Moving On, Moving Out: Taking the Indoor Garden Outdoors Moving On, Moving Out: Taking the Indoor Garden Outdoors


Moving your indoor crops outdoors can be a daunting but worthwhile task. Here are some things to consider before you get started.

Consistency is the Key to Your Plant's Growth Consistency is the Key to Your Plant's Growth Consistency is the Key to Your Plant's Growth Consistency is the Key to Your Plant's Growth


Plants are a diverse bunch with a wide variety of optimal needs. Thankfully, however, they all have one thing in common: a love a...

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