Growth


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...

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...

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.

Phosphorus: An Essential Element for Plants Phosphorus: An Essential Element for Plants Phosphorus: An Essential Element for Plants Phosphorus: An Essential Element for Plants


Among the crucial nutrients for plant growth and health, phosphorus is vital in all stages of plant cultivation.

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.

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...

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