Diseases and Conditions


How to Prevent Your Plants from Getting Nutrient Burn How to Prevent Your Plants from Getting Nutrient Burn How to Prevent Your Plants from Getting Nutrient Burn How to Prevent Your Plants from Getting Nutrient Burn


If you give your plants too much love, it’s possible you’ll both feel the burn.

The Effects of Cobalt, Copper, and Chromium in the Garden The Effects of Cobalt, Copper, and Chromium in the Garden The Effects of Cobalt, Copper, and Chromium in the Garden The Effects of Cobalt, Copper, and Chromium in the Garden


Cobalt, copper, and chromium don’t get much attention when it comes to nutrient discussions, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t important.

The Fungus Among Us The Fungus Among Us The Fungus Among Us The Fungus Among Us


What do molds, mildews, mushrooms, yeasts and mycorrhizae all have in common? Well, they are all forms of fungus, of course!

Pass the Pruners: How to Control Plant Growth Pass the Pruners: How to Control Plant Growth Pass the Pruners: How to Control Plant Growth Pass the Pruners: How to Control Plant Growth


Ever since plants were first cultivated for food or ornamental value, growers have been snipping, shaping, trimming and tying to achieve...

Fungus Gnats: the Cause, the Problem and the Answer Fungus Gnats: the Cause, the Problem and the Answer Fungus Gnats: the Cause, the Problem and the Answer Fungus Gnats: the Cause, the Problem and the Answer


Nothing is worse than finding pests in your garden or your growroom, and it’s no different when those pests are tiny fungus gnats.

Managing Molds & Mildews Managing Molds & Mildews Managing Molds & Mildews Managing Molds & Mildews


Noticing some furry, fuzzy materials growing on your plants or the soil below your plants?

The Presence and Transmission of Heavy Metals in Plant Fertilizers The Presence and Transmission of Heavy Metals in Plant Fertilizers The Presence and Transmission of Heavy Metals in Plant Fertilizers The Presence and Transmission of Heavy Metals in Plant Fertilizers


The consumption of heavy metals through food can lead to some serious heath issues. In this article, Lacey Macri discusses how these toxins...

Lessons In Hydroponics Lessons In Hydroponics Lessons In Hydroponics Lessons In Hydroponics


From ways to stretch a dollar when it comes to your lighting system, to effectively monitoring your pH levels, to scaling up your hydro...

What’s Infecting Your Vegetable Garden? What’s Infecting Your Vegetable Garden? What’s Infecting Your Vegetable Garden? What’s Infecting Your Vegetable Garden?


The rolling or curling of leaves on tomato and other plants can be a symptom of environmental stress—like too much fertilizer and over or...

Flowing with the Phloem Flowing with the Phloem Flowing with the Phloem Flowing with the Phloem


A grower must think a lot about what to give their plants to help them grow, and what kinds of media to grow them in, but there is a lot...

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...

Beneficial Elements For Your Nutrient Regimen Beneficial Elements For Your Nutrient Regimen Beneficial Elements For Your Nutrient Regimen Beneficial Elements For Your Nutrient Regimen


There are several essential macro- and micronutrients plants need to grow and reproduce. Here we look at aluminum, iodine, lithium,...

Troubleshooting Your Plants: Symptoms to Look Out For Troubleshooting Your Plants: Symptoms to Look Out For Troubleshooting Your Plants: Symptoms to Look Out For Troubleshooting Your Plants: Symptoms to Look Out For


Your plants give you signs when they’re not well. All you have to do is pay attention!

Good Greenhouse Hygiene Good Greenhouse Hygiene Good Greenhouse Hygiene Good Greenhouse Hygiene


Plants are more likely to thrive in a clean environment. Make it your goal this spring to carry out these simple sanitary measures in your...

Symptoms of Sick Plants: Warning Signs All New Growers Need to Look Out For Symptoms of Sick Plants: Warning Signs All New Growers Need to Look Out For Symptoms of Sick Plants: Warning Signs All New Growers Need to Look Out For Symptoms of Sick Plants: Warning Signs All New Growers Need to Look Out For


Plants often give off warning signs when they’re not doing well. For new growers, it may be difficult to translate what these signs mean.

5 Reasons to Add Calcium Carbonate to Your Garden 5 Reasons to Add Calcium Carbonate to Your Garden 5 Reasons to Add Calcium Carbonate to Your Garden 5 Reasons to Add Calcium Carbonate to Your Garden


Here are five reasons to add calcium carbonate to the garden to improve the performance of your crops.

How a Fungal Outbreak Can Destroy an Entire Plant Cycle How a Fungal Outbreak Can Destroy an Entire Plant Cycle How a Fungal Outbreak Can Destroy an Entire Plant Cycle How a Fungal Outbreak Can Destroy an Entire Plant Cycle


Fungus spores are ubiquitous. For the average person, this is meaningless, unless it is allergy season or black mold is found in a dwelling...

Pumping Iron: Why Plants Need Iron in Their Diet Pumping Iron: Why Plants Need Iron in Their Diet Pumping Iron: Why Plants Need Iron in Their Diet Pumping Iron: Why Plants Need Iron in Their Diet


Iron is one of the essential nutrients required for plant health and development. It is needed by plants in relatively low amounts,...

How to Use Beneficial Bacteria for Pest and Disease Control in the Grow Room How to Use Beneficial Bacteria for Pest and Disease Control in the Grow Room How to Use Beneficial Bacteria for Pest and Disease Control in the Grow Room How to Use Beneficial Bacteria for Pest and Disease Control in the Grow Room


A growing number of modern horticulturists are learning about and embracing the power of microorganisms.

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