Diseases and Conditions


Mystery Cannabis Virus Identified Mystery Cannabis Virus Identified Mystery Cannabis Virus Identified Mystery Cannabis Virus Identified


A new pathogen, HpLVd, was confirmed to have jumped from hops to cannabis in the Pacific Northwest

Controlling the Curl: Tomato Leaf Roll Controlling the Curl: Tomato Leaf Roll Controlling the Curl: Tomato Leaf Roll Controlling the Curl: Tomato Leaf Roll


When it comes to viruses that cause the leaves of tomato plants (and others) to roll or curl, affecting the productivity of plants, the old...

Fighting Fungi the Organic Way Fighting Fungi the Organic Way Fighting Fungi the Organic Way Fighting Fungi the Organic Way


When fungi problems strike in the vegetable garden, the results can be catastrophic. Eric Hopper has the latest on organic solutions that...

How to Get Rid of Aphids, Brown Fungus, and Early Blight How to Get Rid of Aphids, Brown Fungus, and Early Blight How to Get Rid of Aphids, Brown Fungus, and Early Blight How to Get Rid of Aphids, Brown Fungus, and Early Blight


Alan Ray has some ideas on how to combat aphids, brown fungus, early blight and black spot naturally.

Silver Secrets: Another Way to Kill Pathogens Silver Secrets: Another Way to Kill Pathogens Silver Secrets: Another Way to Kill Pathogens Silver Secrets: Another Way to Kill Pathogens


Colloidal silver can provide preventative, therapeutic and restorative properties to our plants and our gardens.

When Plants Blight Back: Plant-Eating Pests and Their Predators When Plants Blight Back: Plant-Eating Pests and Their Predators When Plants Blight Back: Plant-Eating Pests and Their Predators When Plants Blight Back: Plant-Eating Pests and Their Predators


Proper identification of insect colonies can be tough for hobby gardeners. Fortunately, a magnifying glass paired with this simple guide to...

Colony of root aphids sucking on dandelion roots. Colony of root aphids sucking on dandelion roots. Colony of root aphids sucking on dandelion roots. Colony of root aphids sucking on dandelion roots.


Root aphids have become a problem for indoor growers and farmers alike.

Interveinal Chlorosis: Can It Be Fixed? Interveinal Chlorosis: Can It Be Fixed? Interveinal Chlorosis: Can It Be Fixed? Interveinal Chlorosis: Can It Be Fixed?


Interveinal chlorosis is a disease that can be easily spotted and, with the right information, easily treated.

Is it a Mold or Mildew Problem in Your Garden? Is it a Mold or Mildew Problem in Your Garden? Is it a Mold or Mildew Problem in Your Garden? Is it a Mold or Mildew Problem in Your Garden?


Molds and mildews thrive on one thing: moisture. Powdery and downy mildews are the two culprits that most frequently plague gardeners.

How to Respond to Crop Failure How to Respond to Crop Failure How to Respond to Crop Failure How to Respond to Crop Failure


Despite best efforts by beginners and experts alike, crop failure is part of being a grower. From bugs to mold, overwatering and...

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...

Biosecurity Basics: A Bit Beyond Sanitation Biosecurity Basics: A Bit Beyond Sanitation Biosecurity Basics: A Bit Beyond Sanitation Biosecurity Basics: A Bit Beyond Sanitation


A lot has been said about how important it is to sanitize a growroom to keep problems at bay. Here are five ways to implement a mindset of...

Common Nutrient Additives Common Nutrient Additives Common Nutrient Additives Common Nutrient Additives


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

What’s the Problem? Hydroponic Troubleshooting What’s the Problem? Hydroponic Troubleshooting What’s the Problem? Hydroponic Troubleshooting What’s the Problem? Hydroponic Troubleshooting


Many of the problems we encounter in a hydroponic garden are fairly easy to identify. But sometimes the problem plaguing your plants isn’t...

SOS: Why Do My Plants Keep Dying? SOS: Why Do My Plants Keep Dying? SOS: Why Do My Plants Keep Dying? SOS: Why Do My Plants Keep Dying?


Water, nutrients, light, and space. A little bit of care and attention in one particular area can help bring your houseplants back to life.

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...

How to Maintain Growroom Air Quality with Air Purification Devices How to Maintain Growroom Air Quality with Air Purification Devices How to Maintain Growroom Air Quality with Air Purification Devices How to Maintain Growroom Air Quality with Air Purification Devices


Keeping the air fresh and clean in your growroom will not only protect your plants from pathogens and pests, it will help keep your...

Low Gear Vegetative Growing: Achieve a Tactical Slowdown in Three Easy Steps Low Gear Vegetative Growing: Achieve a Tactical Slowdown in Three Easy Steps Low Gear Vegetative Growing: Achieve a Tactical Slowdown in Three Easy Steps Low Gear Vegetative Growing: Achieve a Tactical Slowdown in Three Easy Steps


People generally start their plants with the goal of allowing them to grow as fast as possible. But sometimes life gets in the way and the...

Lettuce growing in a hydroponic system surrounded by ozone. Lettuce growing in a hydroponic system surrounded by ozone. Lettuce growing in a hydroponic system surrounded by ozone. Lettuce growing in a hydroponic system surrounded by ozone.


Ozone is increasingly becoming a go-to resource in hydroponics to battle waterborne and airborne pathogens. While effective, ozone demands...

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