Diseases and Conditions


Abiotic Diseases Abiotic Diseases Abiotic Diseases Abiotic Diseases


Pests, fungi, viral diseases, bacteria—these are all potentially deadly problems if they get into your growroom. But there’s another danger...

Root Restriction in Hydroponics Root Restriction in Hydroponics Root Restriction in Hydroponics Root Restriction in Hydroponics


Most hydroponic crops only require a small root zone volume. However, as Lynette Morgan points out, the restriction methods used are just...

Grow Room Tips: Double Up On Some Equipment Grow Room Tips: Double Up On Some Equipment Grow Room Tips: Double Up On Some Equipment Grow Room Tips: Double Up On Some Equipment


If you take your garden seriously, you won't mind paying for insurance in the form of some spare gear. Here are several items that...

How Nutrient Antagonism Leads to Nutrient Deficiency in Plants How Nutrient Antagonism Leads to Nutrient Deficiency in Plants How Nutrient Antagonism Leads to Nutrient Deficiency in Plants How Nutrient Antagonism Leads to Nutrient Deficiency in Plants


If you're feeding your plants plenty of magnesium, but it still show signs of magnesium deficiency, check this out. Even plants being fed...

Compatibility Agents - What do I need to know? Compatibility Agents - What do I need to know? Compatibility Agents - What do I need to know? Compatibility Agents - What do I need to know?


Compatibility agents have a legitimate place in greenhouse and hydroponic tank mixes, but they are not a fix for bad mixing decisions.

Removing Pollutants from Indoor Air Removing Pollutants from Indoor Air Removing Pollutants from Indoor Air Removing Pollutants from Indoor Air


Polluted air lowers our immune systems and allows mold, bacteria and germs to sicken us, our pets, and our plants. What can we do about it?

How to Condition Your Sterilized Soil How to Condition Your Sterilized Soil How to Condition Your Sterilized Soil How to Condition Your Sterilized Soil


While sterilized soils might be convenient and cost effective to use, they can present certain challenges to the grower. Donald Lester...

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Today, we take a look at identifying damage from snails and slugs and look at biological and natural controls to eradicate them.

Ultimate Seed Feminizer: Colloidal Silver Ultimate Seed Feminizer: Colloidal Silver Ultimate Seed Feminizer: Colloidal Silver Ultimate Seed Feminizer: Colloidal Silver


When the time comes to plant seeds, most farmers would prefer to use feminized seeds. To ensure seed feminization, most people resort to...

You are What you Eat: the Correlation of Plant Nutrition and Disease You are What you Eat: the Correlation of Plant Nutrition and Disease You are What you Eat: the Correlation of Plant Nutrition and Disease You are What you Eat: the Correlation of Plant Nutrition and Disease


Is plant nutrition correlated with disease and insect infestations? You bet it is! J. Benton Jones Jr. tells us all about it.

Get Your Grow Space Clean and Fresh For Spring Get Your Grow Space Clean and Fresh For Spring Get Your Grow Space Clean and Fresh For Spring Get Your Grow Space Clean and Fresh For Spring


With spring just around the corner, let Steve Cather give you some tips on what you can do to help your garden stay healthy and pest-free.

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.

Controlling Pests Organically: Aphids, Whiteflies, and Thrips Controlling Pests Organically: Aphids, Whiteflies, and Thrips Controlling Pests Organically: Aphids, Whiteflies, and Thrips Controlling Pests Organically: Aphids, Whiteflies, and Thrips


Aphids, whiteflies and thrips are three of the most common pests of indoor growing areas. Here are some solutions for controlling them.

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...

Think Your Plants Have Interveinal Chlorosis? Here's What to Do Think Your Plants Have Interveinal Chlorosis? Here's What to Do Think Your Plants Have Interveinal Chlorosis? Here's What to Do Think Your Plants Have Interveinal Chlorosis? Here's What to Do


Whether you are a traditional grower in soil or containers, or you grow hydroponically, seeing yellow leaves on plants is inevitable. Being...

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.

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.

The Many Ways to Use Diatomaceous Earth in the Garden The Many Ways to Use Diatomaceous Earth in the Garden The Many Ways to Use Diatomaceous Earth in the Garden The Many Ways to Use Diatomaceous Earth in the Garden


Diatomaceous earth is an incredibly versatile material that helps with prodigious root systems, silica uptake, and pest control.

What To Do About Powdery Mildew What To Do About Powdery Mildew What To Do About Powdery Mildew What To Do About Powdery Mildew


Once a crop is infected with powdery mildew, it is always a battle to knock it down and keep it under control. The best defense is growing...

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