Crop Harvest


Hands holding harvested saffron flowers. Hands holding harvested saffron flowers. Hands holding harvested saffron flowers. Hands holding harvested saffron flowers.


It turns out Saffron, the world's highest-priced spice, can thrive in a hydroponic system.

Treat 'Em Bad and They'll Taste Better: Improving Flavor in Crops Treat 'Em Bad and They'll Taste Better: Improving Flavor in Crops Treat 'Em Bad and They'll Taste Better: Improving Flavor in Crops Treat 'Em Bad and They'll Taste Better: Improving Flavor in Crops


When it comes to good food, we are all looking for taste, aroma and texture. Sometimes these all come together to create a sensory delight,...

Attack of the Giant Tomatoes - The Ultimate Guide Attack of the Giant Tomatoes - The Ultimate Guide Attack of the Giant Tomatoes - The Ultimate Guide Attack of the Giant Tomatoes - The Ultimate Guide


Want to learn how to grow big tomatoes? There are some important tips and tricks you need to know.

Spear a Thought for Asparagus Spear a Thought for Asparagus Spear a Thought for Asparagus Spear a Thought for Asparagus


While asparagus is often shipped long distances to provide a year-round supply of this delicacy, nothing beats locally harvested spears -...

The best time to harvest your buds The best time to harvest your buds The best time to harvest your buds The best time to harvest your buds


Knowing exactly when to harvest those buds can make a big difference in the effect one gets from using cannabis.

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

When to Harvest Cannabis Plants: The Different Stages of Trichome Development When to Harvest Cannabis Plants: The Different Stages of Trichome Development When to Harvest Cannabis Plants: The Different Stages of Trichome Development When to Harvest Cannabis Plants: The Different Stages of Trichome Development


There are a few different signs that you can look for on the buds themselves to tell if they are ready.

The Science of Sweet: How Fruit Ripens The Science of Sweet: How Fruit Ripens The Science of Sweet: How Fruit Ripens The Science of Sweet: How Fruit Ripens


Plump fruits typically burst with flavor, but they didn’t get that way overnight. The process of fruit ripening is a fascinating journey...

What to Do at the End of the Summer Gardening Season What to Do at the End of the Summer Gardening Season What to Do at the End of the Summer Gardening Season What to Do at the End of the Summer Gardening Season


It’s easy to abandon the garden while you’re busy preserving your harvests, but do not forget to prepare your garden space for the next...

A Brief History of Strawberries A Brief History of Strawberries A Brief History of Strawberries A Brief History of Strawberries


Relatively new to the scene, the delicious strawberry has become a key ingredient for many tasty dishes.

Cultivating Hydroponic Cucumbers Cultivating Hydroponic Cucumbers Cultivating Hydroponic Cucumbers Cultivating Hydroponic Cucumbers


Here is a guide to growing the best cucumbers you have ever tasted using the hydroponic method.

5 Reasons to Grow Autos This Year 5 Reasons to Grow Autos This Year 5 Reasons to Grow Autos This Year 5 Reasons to Grow Autos This Year


If you’re a cannabis grower seeking fast growth, big buds, and several crops per year, autos are for you.

The 3 Stages of a Perpetual Garden The 3 Stages of a Perpetual Garden The 3 Stages of a Perpetual Garden The 3 Stages of a Perpetual Garden


The most successful indoor growers take full advantage of the elevated degree of control over the growing environment by maintaining a...

Try Growing Your Own Wasabi Try Growing Your Own Wasabi Try Growing Your Own Wasabi Try Growing Your Own Wasabi


Wasabi, an Asian plant with a strong flavor has gained popularity in recent years. Turns out, the semi-aquatic plant is well suited to...

The Micro Revolution: Growing Hydroponic Microgreens The Micro Revolution: Growing Hydroponic Microgreens The Micro Revolution: Growing Hydroponic Microgreens The Micro Revolution: Growing Hydroponic Microgreens


With just days between seed germination and harvest for many varieties and ideal for small spaces, microgreens are increasing in popularity...

Vegetable Growing Hacks for Your Best Haul Ever Vegetable Growing Hacks for Your Best Haul Ever Vegetable Growing Hacks for Your Best Haul Ever Vegetable Growing Hacks for Your Best Haul Ever


From plastic forks, coffee filters, diapers, and eggshells, there are many common household items that can help you out in the garden,...

Worms: The Ancient Secret to the Rise of Human Civilization? Worms: The Ancient Secret to the Rise of Human Civilization? Worms: The Ancient Secret to the Rise of Human Civilization? Worms: The Ancient Secret to the Rise of Human Civilization?


There is a single organism responsible for the rise of the earliest urban communities. Without their hard work in Ancient Egypt, India and...

Photoperiod Effects on Hydroponic Crops Photoperiod Effects on Hydroponic Crops Photoperiod Effects on Hydroponic Crops Photoperiod Effects on Hydroponic Crops


Lynette Morgan examines how continuous light methods compare to light/dark stages.

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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.

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