If you’re a grower you already know about the scents your garden gives off all year round. Some are welcome, some are… less than invited into the nostrils of our neighbors. No matter what the scent or how strong, aromas in the grow room and the garden are something growers have to deal with during … Read moreGrow Room Scents, Aromas, and Smells: What are They and How to Combat Them
It’s easy to just do what other growers tell you to: do this feeding regimen, do that grow light cycle, keep your grow room at XYZ temperature, etc… And while that may be good knowledge for commercial growers, we think it’s useful to understand exactly what happens at each stage of your plant’s life. The more … Read moreThe Plant Life Cycle
Have you ever gotten seeds or a clone that was supposed to one strain but turned out to be another? Or worse- turned out to be a sex you weren’t expecting? When you’re not sure of where your seeds and clones are coming from you might be in for a surprise when harvest time comes … Read morePlant Genetics: Are You Getting What You Paid For?
In the world of hydroponics the term “stress” can refer to a lot of things: light bleaching, overheating, overfeeding, etc… But no matter how it’s defined, “stressed” plants are those plants that you see with shriveled, drooping, and discolored leaves; brittle branches; and underneath the surface are unhealthy roots. In this article, we’ll be talking … Read morePlant Stress: Why Your Grow Lights, Nutrients, and Buckets Might be Harming Your Plants…
How many times have you heard that growing in soil is better than hydroponics? Or that hydro is better than growing in soil? Or that coco core is superior or clay pebbles? Growers will stick behind whatever gets them the best yields and before we go taking sides, we think it’s important to learn everything … Read moreWhat Grow Mediums are Best for Your Plants?
We all know you turn your grow lights on for 18 hours on/6 hours off during the vegging cycle and 12 hours on/12 hours off during the flowering cycle (and if you didn’t, you know now). But have you ever wondered why you have to give plants that specific amount of light? And what about people … Read moreWhat Really Makes Your Plants Flower and Veg?: PR and PFR Explained
Get a plant to harvest is one thing, but getting that plant to yield a great harvest is a different story. To us, there are three important rules every grower needs to follow for a good quality harvest. You’d be surprised to know what type of grow lights will help your plants, what sort of nutrition … Read moreThe 3 Rules for Yielding BIG Harvests
Drops in temperature can damage your grow severely if you’re not careful. If your grow room or outdoor grow isn’t ready for the harsh conditions of winter it could be hard- if not impossible- to get your plants through the season healthily. That’s why we’re going to be going over what your plants could be … Read moreHow to Turn Your Spring Grow into a Winter Garden
Some growers swear that clones make the best plants, while others will only use germinated seeds in the garden. From propagation to breeding to just growing plants, the battle between using seeds and cloning rages on. Here we’ll be going over the benefits and challenges of growing from seeds and growing using clones. From starting … Read moreSeeds vs Cloning: the Battle Over the Best Plants
Ceramic Metal Halide grow lights are growing in popularity among indoor growers- particularly marijuana and medical cannabis growers- for two reasons: their even light spectrum that’s good for flowering and vegging, and their ability to pump out major light energy with relatively low energy consumption. With so many options out there, though, it can be … Read moreThe Best Ceramic Metal Halide (CMH) Grow Light of 2018