Healthy plants require nutrients, much like humans need vitamins and minerals. The primary elements that plants need are oxygen, carbon and hydrogen, which come from the soil and air. Macronutrients are elements that plants need, just in smaller quantities. When gardening, watch your plants for signs of macronutrient deficiency.
This element is necessary […]
One of the gardening challenges of growing plants in Florida is that there is generally no cool, dormant period to offset the consistent warmth of the air and soil temperature. Plants that grow in Florida must be well adapted to the almost year-round warmth of the long growing season and […]
The health of your garden depends on which type of soil you use. To promote the growth of nutrient-rich plants and a thriving and lush garden, gardeners need to invest time and preparation to build up your soil.
The Secret to Great Soil
Understanding how to cultivate healthy soil is essential for […]
While the earthy and pungent scent of an outdoor garden can make for a memorable walk on a beautiful day, odors from your grow room can be annoying. While no one method is a panacea, here are a few tried and true approaches to getting your grow room back to […]
What is Plant Cloning?
Unlike propagating plants by seed, a form of sexual reproduction, you can reproduce seeds asexually by taking cuttings and cloning them. Cloning is cutting a growing branch tip and rooting it. When you root the cutting of an existing plant, an exact genetic match of the plant […]
If Mother Nature has her own wonder drug, it’s probably Mycorrhizae. This is a fungus found almost everywhere in nature and it serves as a catalyst for growth in nearly every form of plant life. Oak, pine, and spruce are just a few of the trees that are helped by […]
The trick to growing healthy plants is controlling their environments. Most plants can only thrive under fairly specific conditions, and growing them outside of those conditions can lead to reduced productivity and faltering growth. The majority of growers understand that they need to control the water supply, nutrients, and even […]