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Author: Tindall Ouverson   Date Posted: 24 January 2018  

What is Bokashi? In this talk, Tindall Ouverson will tell you how this unique fermentati ...


Author: Alan Ray from Maximum Yield   Date Posted: 3 January 2018  

Takeaway: If growing with precision and certainty of a healthy and nutritious crop is the goal of every grower, then the Personal Food Computer has a bright future. It’s a safe bet that I wasn’t the only one watching the original Star Trek series who imagined how cool it would be to have a food replicator like the one on board the USS Enterpri ...


Date Posted: 28 December 2017  

The FloraFlex® FloGro™ Cube is part of the patent pending FloGro™ system: FloraFlex® powered by Char Coir. ...


Author: Grubby cup from Maximum Yield   Date Posted: 19 December 2017  

Takeaway: Plants that use the duration of their dark periods to signal flowering are said to be subject to photoperiodism and are classified as either ‘short day’ or ‘long day’ plants . Grubbycup explains how using this knowledge allows for plant growth manipulation. In ...


Author: Cathy O'Leary, PerthNow   Date Posted: 15 December 2017  

A WA company has begun cultivating its first plants at a facility south of Perth. The first crop of medical cannabis is being grown in WA by a company that has a former director-general of health as an adviser. Perth phytopharmaceutical company Little Green Pharma is cultivating its fir ...


Author: Kent Gruetzmacher   Date Posted: 14 December 2017  

Takeaway: Though a bit less glamorous than lighting, mediums, and nutrients, your growroom’s air quality is vital to a successful crop. Here's how to find the perfect balance of your indoor garden’s air temperature and humidity levels. The primary factors that contribute to the success or failure of an indoor ...


Author: Tim Kohut   Date Posted: 14 December 2017  

With the benefits of medicinal cannabis seemingly endless, it should come as no surprise that countries outside of the United States are beginning to embrace the plant as a viable form of treatment for an assortment of diseases. One such country is Australia, who in 2016, legalized me ...


Author: Guy Sela   Date Posted: 1 December 2017  

Takeaway : Certain nutrients are required for the growth of most plants. Guy Sela explains. There are 13 mineral nutrients that are essential for completion of a plant's life cycle. Macronutrients are required in large quantities: nitrogen, potassium, phosph ...


Author: Jeff Wells   Date Posted: 29 November 2017  

Dive Brief: Plenty, an indoor agriculture company based in San Francisco, claims it has found a way to make vertical farming scalable and profitable, according to Vox . ...


Author: Beth Garner   Date Posted: 29 November 2017  


Author: Shannon McKee   Date Posted: 29 November 2017  

Takeaway: Aside from producing healthy grub, the act of growing offers some major health boons. So, why not bring your garden to the office and enjoy those benefits at work too? Just about anyone that grows will tell you that their garden he ...


Date Posted: 28 November 2017  

Takeaway : If you've been thinking about growing your own and are wondering what type of lights you're going to need, look no further than Maximum Yield's Ultimate Guide to Grow Lights. It can be difficult to navigate the seemingly complicated world of ...


Author: Reynard Loki   Date Posted: 25 November 2017  

A growing body of research proves that simply being around nature can improve human health and happiness. A month-long 2016 study conducted in the UK by the University of Derby and the Wildlife Trusts found that connecting to nature resulted in a " ...


Author: LEANNA GARFIELD   Date Posted: 20 November 2017  

By 2050, the world’s population is expected to swell to ...


Author: ALISON SPIEGEL   Date Posted: 5 November 2017  

Beneath one of NYC's best restaurants, down a hallway you could find only if you knew where to go, rows of heady, hydroponic herbs, sticky with residue, grow under LED lights. Across the East River, in an old factory, a small lab of growers tinker with their own seedlings, while a greenhouse just two miles ...


Author: Grubby cup   Date Posted: 1 November 2017  

Takeaway : A grow tent is a handy piece of equipment that can turn any kind of indoor space into a garden. But before you get growing in one, Grubbycup has some advice to follow to ensure your first grow tent journey is a successful one. Grow tents are a co ...


Author: Jeremiah Robinson   Date Posted: 1 November 2017  

Takeaway : Plants need sunlight to grow, but it will turn your greenhouse into a solar oven if you’re not careful. Here’s h ...


Author: KATE TAYLOR   Date Posted: 31 October 2017  

Constellation Brands — which sells Corona and is the third-largest beer company in the US — paid $US191 million for a stake in the Canadian cannabis company Canopy Growth. Constellation’s CEO says that he believes it is “highly likely” that mari ...


Author: Jeb Gardener   Date Posted: 30 October 2017  

The Reason why we are sharing this funny video with you is mainly because Jeb reflected how easy it is to grow with proper Rockwool instead. Here are some Rockwools: https://www.hydroexperts.com.au/nutrients-meters/grow-medium/ ...


Author: Matt LeBannister   Date Posted: 26 October 2017  

Organic fertilizers Organic fertilizers are derived from natural, organic compounds such as compost, manure, and worm castings. Inorganic fertilizers Inorganic fertilizers are created using inorganic compounds made through chemical processes. As far as your plants are concerned, ...


Author: Leanna Garfield   Date Posted: 18 October 2017  

University of Maryland/Department of Energy Before your product reaches your fridge, it goes through a chain of suppliers: a farm, a truck, a packing, washing, and sorting facility, another truck, until it finally reaches your local grocery store. A new solar-powered home that grows leafy green i ...


Author: Bright Agrotech   Date Posted: 18 October 2017  

If you’re building a farm, you’ll need to understand plumbing. Plumbing can seem hard to beginners, but so long as you can follow instructions and have the proper tools, anyone can le ...


Author: Chris Bond from MaximumYield   Date Posted: 17 October 2017  

Takeaway: After setting up the perfect environment for your crops and maintaining every growroom parameter to the letter, you’ll find that the most rewarding aspect of growing is yet to come: harvesting your crops. Prope ...


Author: SAMBIT KUMAR   Date Posted: 17 October 2017  

Vertical farming is a revolutionary approach used to produce food and medicinal plants in vertically stacked layers such as in a skyscraper, used warehouse, or shipping container. It facilitates huge quantity of nutritious and quality fresh food without relying on favorable weather, high water usage, skilled labor, and high soil fertility. Moreover, it ensures reliable yield and consistency in crop production round the year along with climate control, and no effects of external environment factors such as diseases, pests, or predator attac ...


Author: Chris Bond   Date Posted: 15 October 2017  

Takeaway: Like any system, hydro or not, there are of course pros and cons to using the Kratky method. One of the pros is how simple the system is to test out. Here's a brief intro to the technique, and what crops it is best used for. In the “more than one way to skin a cat” department, Kratky hydroponics is a soilless growing method that ...


Author: CANNA   Date Posted: 10 October 2017  

When your growing your own plants, feeding your plants is complicated. The right mixture of nutrients is essential. Mixing the wrong nutrient solution may cause blockage. ...

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Author: E. Vinje from Planet Natural in Bozeman, Montana   Date Posted: 9 October 2017  

Gardeners have been saving seed ever since we settled into one place and started growing our own food. Thanks to seed saving, and passing them down from one generation to the next, we have the heirloom seeds and plant varieties that are so prized today. It’s only since the end of World War II that growers have had the option of buying affordable, high quality commercial seeds; before that saving your own seeds or trading with neighbors was the only way to procure prospective plants. Saving garden seeds at the end of each growing ...


Author: Mark Smirniotis   Date Posted: 4 October 2017  

If you’re using a vaporizer most of the time, the Kannastör Gr8tr grinder is the best tool to prepare your pot. The fine, fluffy results set it apart from any other grinder we t ...


Author: Khang Starr   Date Posted: 3 October 2017  

Once lettuce plant can produce enough seeds to last you for many seasons. In this video, Khang will show you how to save lettuce seeds and use them. Original video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHsHFl0Olwc​ ...


Author: Lee Allen   Date Posted: 29 September 2017  

Takeaway : As humans look to colonize distant planets in our solar system and beyond, work has begun on figuring out a way to feed those willing to make the trip both during their travels and once settled. Lee Allen takes us closer to one program experimenting with controlled-environment growing for space travel. It’s all about Point A and Point B, staying alive while travelling massive distances and remaining alive once you reach your destination—say Mars or other as-yet-undiscovered sites in the so ...


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