Growth


Cucumber plants growing up trellis netting. Cucumber plants growing up trellis netting. Cucumber plants growing up trellis netting. Cucumber plants growing up trellis netting.


Are your outdoor plants out of control yet? Adding a trellis to your landscape will offer plants enhanced access to sunlight and better air...

Cannabis grow supported by stakes and netting Cannabis grow supported by stakes and netting Cannabis grow supported by stakes and netting Cannabis grow supported by stakes and netting


Managing your canopy will help keep plants upright while reaping even more massive buds.

Perfecting the Hydroponics System with Automation Perfecting the Hydroponics System with Automation Perfecting the Hydroponics System with Automation Perfecting the Hydroponics System with Automation


Lee McCall walks us through the set-up for a comprehensive new growing system that he thinks just might be the start of something big in...

Combining Organic & Synthetic Nutrients Combining Organic & Synthetic Nutrients Combining Organic & Synthetic Nutrients Combining Organic & Synthetic Nutrients


There is an increasing focus on organic farming methods, but does that mean synthetic nutrients are off the table?

Photo of hot peppers growing on a pepper plant. Photo of hot peppers growing on a pepper plant. Photo of hot peppers growing on a pepper plant. Photo of hot peppers growing on a pepper plant.


Many growers regard pepper plants as being annuals, but, with a little pepper winter care indoors, you can keep your pepper plants for the...

The Rules of Growing The Rules of Growing The Rules of Growing The Rules of Growing


No matter your schedule or living situation, there is a type of garden that will fit your lifestyle, and the rules on how to run it are the...

Controlling the Curl: Tomato Leaf Roll Controlling the Curl: Tomato Leaf Roll Controlling the Curl: Tomato Leaf Roll Controlling the Curl: Tomato Leaf Roll


When it comes to viruses that cause the leaves of tomato plants (and others) to roll or curl, affecting the productivity of plants, the old...

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...

A Plant's Life - From Seed to Seed Producer A Plant's Life - From Seed to Seed Producer A Plant's Life - From Seed to Seed Producer A Plant's Life - From Seed to Seed Producer


Matt LeBannister takes us through the various phases of a plant’s life and wonders who’s using who in the survival game.

Silver Secrets: Another Way to Kill Pathogens Silver Secrets: Another Way to Kill Pathogens Silver Secrets: Another Way to Kill Pathogens Silver Secrets: Another Way to Kill Pathogens


Colloidal silver can provide preventative, therapeutic and restorative properties to our plants and our gardens.

Understanding Phosphorous Acid Products Understanding Phosphorous Acid Products Understanding Phosphorous Acid Products Understanding Phosphorous Acid Products


Phosphorous acid products are causing a lot of buzz these days; however, people often get confused as there are so many similar sounding...

Organic Gardening: Now More Convenient Than Ever Organic Gardening: Now More Convenient Than Ever Organic Gardening: Now More Convenient Than Ever Organic Gardening: Now More Convenient Than Ever


Garden centers and hydro shops are all offering up more and more organic options for conscientious growers.

Transition to Bloom Phase: When & How to Switch Transition to Bloom Phase: When & How to Switch Transition to Bloom Phase: When & How to Switch Transition to Bloom Phase: When & How to Switch


Switching your cannabis plants from veg to bloom isn’t as simple as flicking a light switch.

The Future of Hydroponic Crop Production: The Membrane Meniscus Method The Future of Hydroponic Crop Production: The Membrane Meniscus Method The Future of Hydroponic Crop Production: The Membrane Meniscus Method The Future of Hydroponic Crop Production: The Membrane Meniscus Method


The membrane meniscus method is an innovative hydroponic growing method that proponents say has the potential to drastically change the way...

A Play-by-Play on Plant Nutrition A Play-by-Play on Plant Nutrition A Play-by-Play on Plant Nutrition A Play-by-Play on Plant Nutrition


Your plants constantly require just the right balance of nutrients, which are supplied through a basic fertilizer program. Supplements are...

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...

Enhance Your Plant's Root System Enhance Your Plant's Root System Enhance Your Plant's Root System Enhance Your Plant's Root System


What you see in a plant’s foliage is almost always the result of what is going on in the soil. When there are issues with soil quality,...

The Possibilities and Realities of Foliar Feeding The Possibilities and Realities of Foliar Feeding The Possibilities and Realities of Foliar Feeding The Possibilities and Realities of Foliar Feeding


Sixty years ago, researchers discovered that it wasn't just roots that could absorb elemental plant nutrients. The findings sparked new...

Amendments to Improve Soil Health Amendments to Improve Soil Health Amendments to Improve Soil Health Amendments to Improve Soil Health


By improving the health of your soil, you can optimize the growth of your crops and increase the efficiency of your fertilizers.

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