Pollination: What is it? How does it happen? And can it be controlled?

Ah, pollination: plants wouldn’t be around if they didn’t know how to reproduce. That’s a given, but when you’re growing it may sometimes seem like the garden’s doing everything it can to work against you- especially when it’s time to grow new plants. Given all the natural conditions it takes to make sure pollen gets … 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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Humidity: Finding the Sweet Spot for Your Grow Room

Humidity (water vapor found in the air) in a grow room is great: it’s a sign that your plants are breathing healthily, and that there’s no lack of water throughout your grow. At certain stages of a plants life, different levels of humidity are needed so you can seed, veg, and flower the right way. … Read more

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Sea of Green: Bigger Harvest, Faster Yields

Who doesn’t want yields all year long without taking up lots of room? That’s what Dutch growers had in mind when they created a method of growing called the Sea of Green Growing Method, or “SOG” for short. This method was created with the intention to yield as much as cannabis as possible within a short … Read more

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

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?

figure out how many lights you need for your grow room

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

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

 

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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