Plant Strength and What You Can Do to Grow a Stronger Plant

We talk a lot about yields and harvests, but if your plants grow heavy fruit it’ll take a lot more than big flowers to get you what you want- you’ll need strong branches, too. A good yield can only be achieved if your plant is physically strong, and if your plants aren’t strong enough to … Read more

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Grower Q&A: “Should I move my plants inside for winter?”

Outdoor grower Carson in Maine asks us, “Should I move my plants inside for winter?” Great question! Well, that depends on how old the plants are. Depending on how far along your plants are in their grow cycle it’s possible to bring them inside to keep them safe from winter’s wrath. Light Deprivation: Keeping Your … Read more

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Grower Q&A: “Can I take my soil plants grown in the ground outside and put them in hydro?”

Jake from California asks, “Can I take my soil plants grown in the ground outside and put them in hydro?” Lots of people get excited when they hear that using hydro can give you better, more controlled growing conditions, especially if nature hasn’t been the kindest to their plants. But unfortunately if you’ve started your … Read more

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Light Wavelengths: Does Your Grow Light Have What Your Need For Your Next Harvest?

We’ve talked about the light spectrum before, but we want to get in to the specifics behind the light spectrum: wavelengths. Wavelengths are what we use to measure a wave along the electromagnetic spectrum, and they can be longer waves like radio waves or shorter like gamma rays. But no matter if it’s x-ray’s for … Read more

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How to Choose the Best Grow Pots For Your Plants

Growers often ask us about the size of the pots they’re using to grow their plants, and whether or not they’re using the right size. Some growers can’t seem to get their plants to grow bigger than they want, while others can’t keep them from growing out of control. You can easily over- or under-water … Read more

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Pesticides: What’s Best for Your Plant Type?

Harvesting your yield is one of the most rewarding experiences you can imagine. From first time growers with a single plant to big nurseries with hundreds of plants, there’s nothing like collecting the fruits of your labor. But how many times have your harvested your yield only to have an underwhelming (if not funky) taste, … Read more

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How High Should Your Grow Lights Be Above Your Plants?

You’ve got lights, plants, nutrients, and everything you need to grow. You set up your grow tent, set your plants in place, and start hanging your lights. But before you switch those lights on, are you sure you know how high you need to hang them above your plants? Hanging your lights too low can … Read more

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Identifying and Treating Nitrogen Deficiencies In Your Plant

This, Growers, is a closeup look at chlorophyll in its natural state. As you know, plants need chlorophyll to help absorb light and convert it in to usable energy (a processed known as photosynthesis). But do you know where that chlorophyll comes from? Nitrogen, and if you’ve seen those leaves start turning yellow chances are there’s … Read more

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Grower Q&A’s: Measuring Nutrients for a Single Bucket DWC

Tony from Vermont asks, “When I’m growing a single plant in a DWC bucket, how am I suppose to measure nutrients? The only charts I have are for big ol’ reservoirs.” Excellent question, Toni! Thankfully scaling down is much easier than rounding up, so first calculate the ratio of nutrients to the amount of water … Read more

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