Crop Harvest


A vine of tomatoes at different stages of ripeness. A vine of tomatoes at different stages of ripeness. A vine of tomatoes at different stages of ripeness. A vine of tomatoes at different stages of ripeness.


Like humans, most plants inevitably grow old and then die, and as plants age, yields are affected negatively. But if this natural decline...

Lettuce plants growing in a hydroponic system Lettuce plants growing in a hydroponic system Lettuce plants growing in a hydroponic system Lettuce plants growing in a hydroponic system


In hydroponic systems, it’s not uncommon to see extremely lush vegetative growth at the expense of fruit yields, or plants that take...

Roots of a hydroponic lettuce plant. Roots of a hydroponic lettuce plant. Roots of a hydroponic lettuce plant. Roots of a hydroponic lettuce plant.


While growers often focus on the visible portion of their plants—the stems, leaves, flowers and fruit—there’s a whole world of things going...

Get Snackin’: Salty and Savory Hydroponic Crops Get Snackin’: Salty and Savory Hydroponic Crops Get Snackin’: Salty and Savory Hydroponic Crops Get Snackin’: Salty and Savory Hydroponic Crops


Whether you’re sitting down with friends to watch a movie or you’ve got holiday guests over, impress everybody with some tasty snack foods...

How To Grow Your Own Hydroponic Lettuce Year-Round How To Grow Your Own Hydroponic Lettuce Year-Round How To Grow Your Own Hydroponic Lettuce Year-Round How To Grow Your Own Hydroponic Lettuce Year-Round


Growing your own hydroponic lettuce is easier than you might think and is bound to save you a lot of money in the long-term. Here's how to...

Faster Seed Germination with Cold Plasma Treatments: Energize Your Seeds Faster Seed Germination with Cold Plasma Treatments: Energize Your Seeds Faster Seed Germination with Cold Plasma Treatments: Energize Your Seeds Faster Seed Germination with Cold Plasma Treatments: Energize Your Seeds


We all want faster germination and better performance from our seeds. What if there was an emerging technology that could do that, plus...

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Maintaining a constant level of CO2 in the air surrounding a plant is as important as maintaining its concentration levels. Here's how air...

Shifting Habits, Shifting Minds: Food Waste in the 21st Century Shifting Habits, Shifting Minds: Food Waste in the 21st Century Shifting Habits, Shifting Minds: Food Waste in the 21st Century Shifting Habits, Shifting Minds: Food Waste in the 21st Century


One of the biggest problems facing America in the 21st century is the vast amount of perfectly good food that finds its way into dumpsters...

Purple cannabis plants in a commercial growroom. Photo courtesy of Broken Coast Cannabis. Purple cannabis plants in a commercial growroom. Photo courtesy of Broken Coast Cannabis. Purple cannabis plants in a commercial growroom. Photo courtesy of Broken Coast Cannabis. Purple cannabis plants in a commercial growroom. Photo courtesy of Broken Coast Cannabis.


You’ve done everything right and have some great-looking cannabis plants ready for harvest. Don’t blow it now.

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One of the ways that new technology has improved the processing time for hemp is with the introduction of high capacity buckers and...

Growing Niche-Market Hydroponic Crops: Ginseng, Bay, and Tarragon Growing Niche-Market Hydroponic Crops: Ginseng, Bay, and Tarragon Growing Niche-Market Hydroponic Crops: Ginseng, Bay, and Tarragon Growing Niche-Market Hydroponic Crops: Ginseng, Bay, and Tarragon


Crops that currently receive the highest returns on local markets include those such as ginseng, bay, tarragon, and saffron, all of which...

10 Helpful Post-Harvest Hints 10 Helpful Post-Harvest Hints 10 Helpful Post-Harvest Hints 10 Helpful Post-Harvest Hints


Harvest time is a great time to start preparing for the next growing season. Here are 10 tips to get you started.

Seed Buying 101: A Seed Gardener's Glossary Seed Buying 101: A Seed Gardener's Glossary Seed Buying 101: A Seed Gardener's Glossary Seed Buying 101: A Seed Gardener's Glossary


There’s a lot more to think about when buying seeds than just the type of plant you want to grow, but what does all the fine print on the...

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You’re already prepping your garden for harvest as soon as you start it in the spring. The goal, after all, is to produce the healthiest...

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If you've always thought that the only useful part of the cannabis plant is the flowers, then you'll be pleased to find out that a lot of...

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How, exactly, do you measure the success of your cannabis garden? There are several ways to track and calculate your cannabis yields and...

Gardening for Geeks: By the Numbers Gardening for Geeks: By the Numbers Gardening for Geeks: By the Numbers Gardening for Geeks: By the Numbers


Some gardeners are very artistic in their approach to gardening, in that they are content to estimate and remember which years had good...

Techniques for Proper Pruning Techniques for Proper Pruning Techniques for Proper Pruning Techniques for Proper Pruning


A look at the selection and care of plant pruning equipment, as well as how to take cuttings.

A Step-by-Step Guide to Cannabis Harvest Processing A Step-by-Step Guide to Cannabis Harvest Processing A Step-by-Step Guide to Cannabis Harvest Processing A Step-by-Step Guide to Cannabis Harvest Processing


Have you ever wondered what you had to do after you harvest your cannabis? This article takes us through with a step by step guide.

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