City Star Brewing Will Tap First Commercial Brew Made From Hydroponically Grown Hops

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  When people think ‘Colorado and hydroponics’, they usually imagine a very particular controversial plant. However Colin Clark, founder of the two year old Hydro Hop Farms, has found an inventive way to use hydroponics to grow hops instead of cannabis. Craft beer, Colorado’s other favorite vice, is reinventing itself as City Star Brewing in … Read more

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The Marijuana Grow Checklist: 9 Things to Look for Before You Buy Your Grow Equipment

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You can’t grow marijuana. You have no idea where to start or what to get first. But you’re finally fed up with having to donate or buy your weed. Dispensary visits are costing you more money than it’s worth. Then… after months of debating with yourself, you decide to cut the middleman out– you’re going … Read more

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PRODUCT REVIEW: 1000w DE Yield Lab Pro Series Grow Lights

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Last Updated: August 12, 2016 THE GOOD / The Yield Lab 1000w DE Pro Series Grow Light Kit’s sturdy build quality and massive PAR and lumen output is ahead of most competitors. The integrated design make it an easy setup and more appealing than regular mogul HPS grow light systems. THE BAD / It’s intense … Read more

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5 BEST Digital Ballasts for Grow Light Kits – 2015 Test and Review

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Are you hip to the newest trends in indoor gardening best practices?

Is “hip” even a cool thing to say, nowadays? Regardless, we have noticed that many growers are moving towards affordable grow bulbs and high quality indoor grow light digital ballasts to help manage their budget.

Because of our success of our last HPS Grow Bulb Comparison Test earlier this year, we decided to make a video and infographic comparing the performance of the 5 most popular 1000w digital ballasts in the market.

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How Many Grow Lights Do Your Plants Need?

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How much light is enough to provide excellent growth from my plants? So you did the research and finished picking your perfect grow tent. Now you need to measure how many grow lights you need to get the biggest and best yield you can grow. New and even experienced growers have a hard time figuring out … Read more

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5 Easy Steps To Set Up A Yield Lab Grow Light System

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How do you know if your grow light system works right?

We took the time to put together this comprehensive guide on setting up and using your grow light system to the fullest. Towards the end of the infographic, we even included videos and links to other useful resources to help you jump start your indoor grow.

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Everything You Need To Know About Propagation

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Propagation means to reproduce an organism through natural or unnatural processes.

When it comes to plants, this is considered the 3rd happiest moment for any indoor grower. The 1st happiest moment is harvesting your hard earned fruits or flowers and the 2nd happiest moment is knowing that your plant is a female.

Propagating your plant happens in two ways: clones from cuttings or sprouts from germinating seedlings. Both have their advantages and disadvantages. For the most part, they require similar equipment to get the job done.

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6 Best HPS Grow Bulb 1000w – Comparing 6 Brands on PAR Output

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You walk into your local hydroponic store or browse the internet looking for the best HPS grow bulb at the right price range… but then you get stuck. There’s so many brands claiming they’re the baddest and brightest with the best lumens and high PAR, etc., etc.– which makes it difficult picking the best HPS grow bulb that can help you produce your desired yields.

Not only that, but the prices between all the different bulb manufacturers differ and it’s tough figuring if the money you’d spend is going towards a bulb that actually claims what it does. Well GrowAce has put your question to rest. We did a comparison test on 6 of the biggest HPS grow light bulb brands and pit them against each other. We setup parameters to make it as objective as possible and the results were surprising:

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How to Get Rid of Aphids Indoor Without Harming Your Indoor Grow

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There are interesting facts about aphids most people are not aware of. Aphids are the most successful garden killers when untreated. Aphids, also known as green flies or plant lice, comes in all shapes and sizes. Of the four thousand species of aphids known, 250 of those aphid varieties love finding ways to ruin your garden. Infestation can start out slow but aphids can produce quickly and destroy your grow room. Not only do they suck the life out of your plants, but aphids also poop sugar.

I know pooping sugar might not sound threatening but stay with me– these sugary nuggets attract unwanted ants in your loving garden. Sugar-loving ants will literally farm the aphids like livestock and milk them like cows. That’s a combo that you don’t want to see in your garden. Before you read on, don’t miss the details on aphid prevention, identification, and eradication in our latest video:

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How to Choose the Right Size Grow Tent

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I’m not a big fan in putting holes in my walls (I had a different attitude in my prepubescent years, but that’s another story) and if you’re like me, it is not worth destroying your home for exhausting air from your grow room. If you know what to look for when buying a grow tent, then … Read more

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