Automation Technology


Personal Food Computers: The Ultimate Community Garden? Personal Food Computers: The Ultimate Community Garden? Personal Food Computers: The Ultimate Community Garden? Personal Food Computers: The Ultimate Community Garden?


The Personal Food Computer (PFC) could have us creating our foods like a Star Trek replicator. Learn more about it here.

Maintenance Tips for Drip Irrigation Systems Maintenance Tips for Drip Irrigation Systems Maintenance Tips for Drip Irrigation Systems Maintenance Tips for Drip Irrigation Systems


Caring for your drip irrigation system is probably on your to-do list somewhere, but it’s often not seen as something that’s vital to your...

The Internet of Things: What It Means for Growers The Internet of Things: What It Means for Growers The Internet of Things: What It Means for Growers The Internet of Things: What It Means for Growers


Without a doubt, the Internet of Things (IoT) can play a role in horticulture.

The Benefits of Installing Light Movers in a Grow Room The Benefits of Installing Light Movers in a Grow Room The Benefits of Installing Light Movers in a Grow Room The Benefits of Installing Light Movers in a Grow Room


Plants crave a natural supply of sunlight, which includes movement of the light to reach every leaf. The only way to achieve that in the...

Good to Grow: Powdered and Liquid Nutrients, Grow Room Controllers, and Disease Control Solutions Good to Grow: Powdered and Liquid Nutrients, Grow Room Controllers, and Disease Control Solutions Good to Grow: Powdered and Liquid Nutrients, Grow Room Controllers, and Disease Control Solutions Good to Grow: Powdered and Liquid Nutrients, Grow Room Controllers, and Disease Control Solutions


Boost the performance of your modern grow room with the latest products available for modern growers. In this post we are featuring grow...

The Future of Human Civilization Relies on Automatic Food Production The Future of Human Civilization Relies on Automatic Food Production The Future of Human Civilization Relies on Automatic Food Production The Future of Human Civilization Relies on Automatic Food Production


Historically, the main issue related to food supply was financial; if you had enough money, then you were able to buy food. But in the...

Gardening and the Internet of Things Gardening and the Internet of Things Gardening and the Internet of Things Gardening and the Internet of Things


For many, growing food is an opportunity to escape technology and pursue a simple and natural pastime. But what happens when technology...

Top 5 Apps for Gardening and Hydroponics Top 5 Apps for Gardening and Hydroponics Top 5 Apps for Gardening and Hydroponics Top 5 Apps for Gardening and Hydroponics


We love our gardens, but also have a lot of other things going on and don’t always have time to meticulously tend them. No problem. Shannon...

Taking Charge: Four Things You Need to Control in the Growroom Taking Charge: Four Things You Need to Control in the Growroom Taking Charge: Four Things You Need to Control in the Growroom Taking Charge: Four Things You Need to Control in the Growroom


Being a successful indoor gardener means providing your plants with all of the right growing conditions they need to thrive. Here are some...

What are Self-Watering Planters and Containers? What are Self-Watering Planters and Containers? What are Self-Watering Planters and Containers? What are Self-Watering Planters and Containers?


Self-watering planters and containers are convenient and practical, but are they a cure-all for gardeners looking to save on labor?

Maintain Your Differences: A Guide to Daytime and Nighttime Temperature Differential Maintain Your Differences: A Guide to Daytime and Nighttime Temperature Differential Maintain Your Differences: A Guide to Daytime and Nighttime Temperature Differential Maintain Your Differences: A Guide to Daytime and Nighttime Temperature Differential


We have all had that friend that needs to control everything, from where you eat to what movie you see. While that friend might need to...

Take Back Control of Your Growroom! Take Back Control of Your Growroom! Take Back Control of Your Growroom! Take Back Control of Your Growroom!


Growers must rely on their senses—common and otherwise—to pull off massive yields, but our senses alone aren’t always perfect when it comes...

Automation in the Growroom: Part 2 Automation in the Growroom: Part 2 Automation in the Growroom: Part 2 Automation in the Growroom: Part 2


Networked gardens offer the ability to control the growing environment from your mobile device, ensuring everything runs smoothly even when...

Automation in the Growroom Automation in the Growroom Automation in the Growroom Automation in the Growroom


Frankly, the time you devote to babysitting your growroom is counter-productive to the life your systems are supposed to be making easier....

Taking Control Using Control Systems Taking Control Using Control Systems Taking Control Using Control Systems Taking Control Using Control Systems


Right now there is a newer type of technology practically becoming essential for growing. All in all, control systems are a part of the...

Absentee Growing: How to Maximize a Garden's Growth from Out of Town Absentee Growing: How to Maximize a Garden's Growth from Out of Town Absentee Growing: How to Maximize a Garden's Growth from Out of Town Absentee Growing: How to Maximize a Garden's Growth from Out of Town


Feeling like you can never take a vacation now that you’re an indoor gardener? Guess again! Other than the initial installation and...

Control Freak: How to Regulate Your Garden’s Artificial Lighting Control Freak: How to Regulate Your Garden’s Artificial Lighting Control Freak: How to Regulate Your Garden’s Artificial Lighting Control Freak: How to Regulate Your Garden’s Artificial Lighting


Indoor greenhouses are illuminated by artificial lighting that is required to be on and off for many hours of a day or night. Controlling...

Maintaining Control in the Greenhouse Maintaining Control in the Greenhouse Maintaining Control in the Greenhouse Maintaining Control in the Greenhouse


Your plants are just like you—they prefer the temperature and humidity to remain constant and comfortable all year-round. It’s up to you to...

In Control: A Guide to Achieving the Perfect Indoor Climate In Control: A Guide to Achieving the Perfect Indoor Climate In Control: A Guide to Achieving the Perfect Indoor Climate In Control: A Guide to Achieving the Perfect Indoor Climate


Does it seem like you’ll never achieve your ideal harvest? If you consider all the climatic factors, it might finally be within your reach.

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