Environmental Control


Photo of a mint plant covered in water droplets from humidity. Photo of a mint plant covered in water droplets from humidity. Photo of a mint plant covered in water droplets from humidity. Photo of a mint plant covered in water droplets from humidity.


Whether in a greenhouse, glasshouse, or indoors, cultivating in a protected environment is all about controlling the surrounding conditions...

Free Water? Dehumidifier Water and Consumable Plants Free Water? Dehumidifier Water and Consumable Plants Free Water? Dehumidifier Water and Consumable Plants Free Water? Dehumidifier Water and Consumable Plants


Using recycled water from a growroom’s dehumidifier is tempting for a lot of growers looking to conserve water and energy. But is...

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Managing Micro-Organisms in the Garden The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Managing Micro-Organisms in the Garden The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Managing Micro-Organisms in the Garden The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Managing Micro-Organisms in the Garden


Plants need to receive a number of nutrients to thrive. An important step is keeping the bad bacteria at bay, along with establishing and...

A Breath of Fresh Air: The Importance of Air Purification in an Indoor Garden A Breath of Fresh Air: The Importance of Air Purification in an Indoor Garden A Breath of Fresh Air: The Importance of Air Purification in an Indoor Garden A Breath of Fresh Air: The Importance of Air Purification in an Indoor Garden


Air purification is one of the most overlooked variables of an indoor garden because most airborne pathogens are invisible, but ignoring...

Growing 101: Choosing a Hydroponic System Growing 101: Choosing a Hydroponic System Growing 101: Choosing a Hydroponic System Growing 101: Choosing a Hydroponic System


So, you’ve decided to give hydroponic gardening a try. Now what? First of all, you need to decide which hydroponic system to use.

Keeping Things Cool In Your Growroom Keeping Things Cool In Your Growroom Keeping Things Cool In Your Growroom Keeping Things Cool In Your Growroom


When plants become overheated, they begin to show signs of stress. Heat stress can result in spindly young plants and mature plants that...

Why Air Circulation Is Essential for Greenhouse Climate Control Why Air Circulation Is Essential for Greenhouse Climate Control Why Air Circulation Is Essential for Greenhouse Climate Control Why Air Circulation Is Essential for Greenhouse Climate Control


Air circulation in a greenhouse ensures that each and every plant grows under the same optimal conditions.

CO2 tanks inside a greenhouse. CO2 tanks inside a greenhouse. CO2 tanks inside a greenhouse. CO2 tanks inside a greenhouse.


Lynette Morgan explains how home hydroponic horticulturists can take advantage of CO2 enrichment.

Raspberry-Pi-Based Greenhouse Controller Raspberry-Pi-Based Greenhouse Controller Raspberry-Pi-Based Greenhouse Controller Raspberry-Pi-Based Greenhouse Controller


While many automated agricultural control systems are expensive and geared towards commercial operations, a little Raspberry Pi is perfect...

Plants in a humid greenhouse behind glass covered in condensation. Plants in a humid greenhouse behind glass covered in condensation. Plants in a humid greenhouse behind glass covered in condensation. Plants in a humid greenhouse behind glass covered in condensation.


Greenhouse humidification is a crucial - yet often overlooked - aspect of maintaining optimal climate conditions for plant growth. Learn...

Gardener using an app to check temperature and humidity levels in an outdoor garden. Gardener using an app to check temperature and humidity levels in an outdoor garden. Gardener using an app to check temperature and humidity levels in an outdoor garden. Gardener using an app to check temperature and humidity levels in an outdoor garden.


While you’re in the thick of performing gardening chores this season, start noting how microclimates work in your landscape.

Balmy Breezes: How Air Circulation Affects Temperature, Humidity and CO2 in Your Growroom Balmy Breezes: How Air Circulation Affects Temperature, Humidity and CO2 in Your Growroom Balmy Breezes: How Air Circulation Affects Temperature, Humidity and CO2 in Your Growroom Balmy Breezes: How Air Circulation Affects Temperature, Humidity and CO2 in Your Growroom


We’ve all heard that moving and exchanging the air inside a growroom is essential. But why?

Artificial Intelligence and Controlled Environment Agriculture Artificial Intelligence and Controlled Environment Agriculture Artificial Intelligence and Controlled Environment Agriculture Artificial Intelligence and Controlled Environment Agriculture


As the role of controlled environment growing increases in agriculture, so does the opportunity for artificial intelligence. But can AI...

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.

As Temperatures Rise...Don’t Forget About Humidity As Temperatures Rise...Don’t Forget About Humidity As Temperatures Rise...Don’t Forget About Humidity As Temperatures Rise...Don’t Forget About Humidity


Humidity levels can sometimes get overlooked in the summer months, especially when the heat starts soaring, but after a few mishaps, most...

Recycling Heat in Your Bloom Room Recycling Heat in Your Bloom Room Recycling Heat in Your Bloom Room Recycling Heat in Your Bloom Room


Lee G. Lyzit explains how recycling heat can have a positive impact on a grower’s bottom line.

10 Cannabis Tips For Growing High Quality Bud 10 Cannabis Tips For Growing High Quality Bud 10 Cannabis Tips For Growing High Quality Bud 10 Cannabis Tips For Growing High Quality Bud


Planting weed and getting it to grow is generally not a complicated process and can be done by anyone. However, plant growth rate and size...

Raise the Roof... and the Floor Raise the Roof... and the Floor Raise the Roof... and the Floor Raise the Roof... and the Floor


In a prior article on indoor greenhouses, Casey Jones Fraser mentioned raising grow tents off of the floor. If you don’t know how to...

The Right Temperature for Growing Clones The Right Temperature for Growing Clones The Right Temperature for Growing Clones The Right Temperature for Growing Clones


In order to be successful in cloning, temperature is of the utmost importance.

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