Plant Biology


A Plant's Circle of Life A Plant's Circle of Life A Plant's Circle of Life A Plant's Circle of Life


A basic knowledge of the different stages of growth and development plants go through can help growers know what to expect from their...

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...

10 Common Marijuana Leaf Problems and How to Fix Them 10 Common Marijuana Leaf Problems and How to Fix Them 10 Common Marijuana Leaf Problems and How to Fix Them 10 Common Marijuana Leaf Problems and How to Fix Them


A closer look at how to tackle 10 of the most common problems cannabis growers may face in the grow room.

Harpin Proteins: Enhancing your Plant’s Natural Defense Systems Harpin Proteins: Enhancing your Plant’s Natural Defense Systems Harpin Proteins: Enhancing your Plant’s Natural Defense Systems Harpin Proteins: Enhancing your Plant’s Natural Defense Systems


What if you were able to naturally boost your plants immune system resulting in increased diseases resistance, photosynthesis and overall...

Trichome Trichome Trichome Trichome


There are several terpene-moderated variations of CBG acid molecules that determine the amounts of the various cannabinolic compounds found...

Hydroponic Leeks: A Not so Dirty Business After All Hydroponic Leeks: A Not so Dirty Business After All Hydroponic Leeks: A Not so Dirty Business After All Hydroponic Leeks: A Not so Dirty Business After All


Growing leeks is traditionally a dirty business, but hydroponics is about to change all that.

The Complexities of Defining and Measuring Light Energy The Complexities of Defining and Measuring Light Energy The Complexities of Defining and Measuring Light Energy The Complexities of Defining and Measuring Light Energy


Light energy is an extremely complex property to measure. In order to better understand light energy and its relation to our world, we have...

Are Cannabis Plants Monecious or Dioecious? Are Cannabis Plants Monecious or Dioecious? Are Cannabis Plants Monecious or Dioecious? Are Cannabis Plants Monecious or Dioecious?


Knowing that there are male and female flowers on marijuana plants is important for the successful cultivation of cannabis.

Pot Plant Anatomy Pot Plant Anatomy Pot Plant Anatomy Pot Plant Anatomy


Alan Ray provides a brief biology lesson on the cannabis plant to keep you in the loop.

Bloom Booster Bloom Booster Bloom Booster Bloom Booster


Advanced horticulturists have the knowledge and experience to achieve results without the use of bloom boosters. Kent Gruetzmacher tells us...

The Driving Force: Transpiration The Driving Force: Transpiration The Driving Force: Transpiration The Driving Force: Transpiration


We all know that water and nutrients move through a plant from roots to shoots, but do you know how that happens? Dr. J. Benton Jones, Jr....

Calcium Carbonate Calcium Carbonate Calcium Carbonate Calcium Carbonate


Calcium carbonate is just as useful to your plants as it is for you. Here are a few of the ways you can integrate this natural product into...

Roots, Shoots and the Party of Six Roots, Shoots and the Party of Six Roots, Shoots and the Party of Six Roots, Shoots and the Party of Six


In this article, William DeBoer dispels some of the misgivings people have about hydroponics and breaks down a few complex ideas into...

Prescribing Cannabinoids: The Terpene Connection Prescribing Cannabinoids: The Terpene Connection Prescribing Cannabinoids: The Terpene Connection Prescribing Cannabinoids: The Terpene Connection


The terpene fragrance compounds that modify the effect of the cannabinoid compounds for different medical applications can be helpful when...

I’ve Got You Covered: Leaf Area Index I’ve Got You Covered: Leaf Area Index I’ve Got You Covered: Leaf Area Index I’ve Got You Covered: Leaf Area Index


Leaf area index can be a little complex to understand, but it can be a useful tool once grasped.

DissolvedOxygen DissolvedOxygen DissolvedOxygen DissolvedOxygen


Maintaining a high level of dissolved oxygen in hydroponic nutrient solutions is one of the most important steps an indoor gardener can...

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.

Medicinal Marijuana & the Endocannabinoid Receptors: What We Know So Far Medicinal Marijuana & the Endocannabinoid Receptors: What We Know So Far Medicinal Marijuana & the Endocannabinoid Receptors: What We Know So Far Medicinal Marijuana & the Endocannabinoid Receptors: What We Know So Far


The human body contains naturally occurring receptor sites for endocannabinoid compounds, which is what causes our minds and bodies to...

Stomata Stomata Stomata Stomata


Evolutionary wonders, stomata are vital to plant health. Knowing how they work and what they do for the plant is important knowledge for...

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