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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...

Two succulents under a small grow light. Two succulents under a small grow light. Two succulents under a small grow light. Two succulents under a small grow light.


True or False: Unless you’re a poinsettia, increased light levels can’t hurt. Read on to find out.

Hands cupping dirt and a seedling surrounded by chemical elements representing macro and micro nutrients. Hands cupping dirt and a seedling surrounded by chemical elements representing macro and micro nutrients. Hands cupping dirt and a seedling surrounded by chemical elements representing macro and micro nutrients. Hands cupping dirt and a seedling surrounded by chemical elements representing macro and micro nutrients.


Boron… it's some chemical from the periodic table that plants need, but we don't really need to know much about it, right? Wrong. Author...

The Chelation Effect The Chelation Effect The Chelation Effect The Chelation Effect


What is a chelate and how can this compound maximize the growth and productivity of your plants? Molly Sweitzer introduces us to the...

Why Your Garden Needs Phosphorus Why Your Garden Needs Phosphorus Why Your Garden Needs Phosphorus Why Your Garden Needs Phosphorus


Plants must have a steady supply of phosphorus from seed to harvest. It’s called the energy element for a reason! As one of the...

Sex and the Single Plant Sex and the Single Plant Sex and the Single Plant Sex and the Single Plant


The late Bob Ireland shares some tips with us for controlling the sex of your plants with growth hormones.

The Missing Ingredient: CO2 The Missing Ingredient: CO2 The Missing Ingredient: CO2 The Missing Ingredient: CO2


Carbon dioxide is an often overlooked aspect of indoor gardening. While plants can survive without it, even slight elevations of CO2 can...

The Facts on Phosphorus The Facts on Phosphorus The Facts on Phosphorus The Facts on Phosphorus


Phosphorus is a nutrient that all living creatures require for life. But what exactly does it do for your plants, and how should you use it...

What Do You Know About Mildew? What Do You Know About Mildew? What Do You Know About Mildew? What Do You Know About Mildew?


In the garden, mildew is often confused with mold. However, they are very different problems and it is important not to mix the two up when...

Watering Your Soil Garden Successfully Watering Your Soil Garden Successfully Watering Your Soil Garden Successfully Watering Your Soil Garden Successfully


Unlike a young child who is acting out, plants in need often have a time tough communicating exactly what it is that they want. You can bet...

Bond_Life-Cycle Bond_Life-Cycle Bond_Life-Cycle Bond_Life-Cycle


For those wondering about the stages a marijuana plant undergoes as it grows from seed to potent bud, Chris Bond breaks it down by...

Mycorrhizae: The Mycorrhizosphere Phenomenon Mycorrhizae: The Mycorrhizosphere Phenomenon Mycorrhizae: The Mycorrhizosphere Phenomenon Mycorrhizae: The Mycorrhizosphere Phenomenon


Dr. Robert G. Linderman continues his discussion of mycorrhizal fungi in the garden. This time he touches on the mycorrhizosphere...

Mycorrhizae: Evaluating The Products Mycorrhizae: Evaluating The Products Mycorrhizae: Evaluating The Products Mycorrhizae: Evaluating The Products


In this article, Dr. Bob Linderman talks about evaluating mycorrhizal products, inoculating plants and cultural practices that enhance the...

Magnesium in Soil Magnesium in Soil Magnesium in Soil Magnesium in Soil


Magnesium deficiency, like any deficiency, leads to a reduction in yields. Read on to discover why this element is so important to have...

Mycorrhizae: The Straight Story Mycorrhizae: The Straight Story Mycorrhizae: The Straight Story Mycorrhizae: The Straight Story


The term mycorrhizae describes the symbiotic relationship between specialized soil fungi and the roots of most plants on Earth. In this...

The Basics of Plant Diseases The Basics of Plant Diseases The Basics of Plant Diseases The Basics of Plant Diseases


Almost everyone who grows plants, whether for their own enjoyment or professionally, will encounter plant disease problems at some point.

Beneficial Elements For Your Nutrient Regimen: Chromium, Strontium and More Beneficial Elements For Your Nutrient Regimen: Chromium, Strontium and More Beneficial Elements For Your Nutrient Regimen: Chromium, Strontium and More Beneficial Elements For Your Nutrient Regimen: Chromium, Strontium and More


More here on potentially beneficial plant nutritional elements, Philip McIntosh highlights bromine, chromium, strontium, selenium, sodium,...

Beneficial Elements For Your Nutrient Regimen: Cobalt, Silicon, Nickel, and Vandium Beneficial Elements For Your Nutrient Regimen: Cobalt, Silicon, Nickel, and Vandium Beneficial Elements For Your Nutrient Regimen: Cobalt, Silicon, Nickel, and Vandium Beneficial Elements For Your Nutrient Regimen: Cobalt, Silicon, Nickel, and Vandium


Elements that may not be essential but could be beneficial to include in your nutrient regimen? Today, Philip McIntosh discusses cobalt,...

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,...

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