Growing

Our pollinators are in trouble and we, as gardeners, have an opportunity to save them. Researchers say if everyone planted just one pot of nectar-rich flowers, it would restore healthy pollinator communities. This patchwork of pollinator-friendly spaces would be ...
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There’s nothing quite like a ripe, sun-warmed tomato right off the vine. It’s an iconic part of summer. There are more than 10,000 varieties of tomatoes for you to try and you will only ever experience them by growing them yourself. They come i ...
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Takeaway: Once you have the basic equipment up and running in your growroom, it’s time to bring on the extras! And by extras we mean all those tools and instruments that can make your life as a grower a little easier. Here are a few inexpensive options to ...
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Takeaway: The learning curve of hydroponics is littered with the remains of failed hydroponic ventures and millions of dollars in lost investments. Dr. Nate Storey’s guide for be ...
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Takeaway: The results of a water test can show a grower how to customize their nutrient recipes and watering methods to optimize crop quality and yield. Is your garden's water too hard, too soft or just right? No matter what nutrient formula you use, it ...
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Takeaway: Growing lettuce in the wintertime is a snap in a hydroponic system. Lettuce has low light and temperature requirements, so supplemental lighting and heating costs can be kept to a minimum. And wi ...
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Takeaway: Indoor gardening can be a complex hobby with many factors to consider, from lighting and nutrients to pest control and environmental issues. Matt LeBannister an ...
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According to research published in journal Frontiers in Plant Science, researchers found that bacterial attacks can be prevented from harming the crops through the emission of an aroma from tomato plants. The researchers say that this compound called hexenyl butyrate (HB) will have the ability to protect crops against infection ...
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About Expo You can bring your kids to the event because HHI Expo is open for every member of the family. And also the kids under 12 years old are free to attend the show. The Hemp Health & Innovation Expo, organized by HHI Expo will take place from 18th -19th May 201 ...
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Takeaway: Just a few generations ago, cannabis was widely used as medicine in North America to treat numerous ailm ...
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Takeaway : How does an aquaponics system work, and how can you make your own? Our friends at Crop K ...
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Takeaway: Used for hundreds of years by other cultures to sweeten food and drinks, stevia has still yet to catch on in the modern North American diet despi ...
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Takeaway: Rich Hamilton explains how we can use the scientific concept of negative pressure to produce greater yields ...
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Takeaway : Just as hydroponics was once the tool of scientists until growers modified the technology for their own use, tissue culture is now being carried out in home ...
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Interestingly enough, flowering and bolting are the same thing. For some reason, when we don’t want vegetable plants to flower, such as lettuce or other greens, we call it bolting instead of flowering. “Bol ...
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