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  • Indoor Growing Systems: EZ-CLONE Classic 16 Cloning System - Assembly March 26, 2015
  • Plant Pests: Controlling the Slimy, Crunchy and Crawly Critters March 25, 2015
    Pests, diseases and fungi are more than mere annoyances, they’re grave threats to growers’ livelihoods and therefore, are the enemy. Along with the many factors that go into growing a high quality, productive crop, one must constantly keep tabs on potential infestations and the onset of disease. Otherwise...well...we don’t want to go down that road. […]
  • Plant Pests: Nematodes and Whiteflies March 19, 2015
    Continuing with "things that want to eat your plants", we’ve decided to highlight two destructive, but manageable plant pests that love to eat your greenery. Nematodes and whiteflies attack and eat away at plant growth, but with a little pest-killing background, you can rid your garden of such bugs while growing a rich crop.
  • 4 Commonly Overlooked Cleaning Steps with a Clone Machine March 16, 2015
      A common — if not the most common — cause of system algae, slime, bacterial growth and stunted root growth in a clone machine is improper cleaning practices or lacking habits altogether. We cannot overemphasize the importance of cleaning to keep your system bacteria and pathogen free, which ultimately promotes healthy baby plant propagation. […]
  • Ladies and Pirates -- Killer Bugs for Killing Plant Pests March 13, 2015
    The onset of an insect infestation in you garden can result in a sudden outburst of curses and other expletives. But don’t let your mouth turn dirty on you, let Mother Nature kill those plant-devouring buggers. We’ve spent much time exploring bad bugs that leave destruction in their wake, but haven’t paid as much attention […]
  • Plant Pests: Leaf Miners and Mealybugs March 12, 2015
    Above: A great photo of a mature Mealy Bug thanks to Micheal Masiuk.   Such cute names are given for such pesky critters. Leaf miners make a mess out of plants’ foliage, while mealybugs suck plant juice and leave behind droppings. Both are relatively easy plant pests to control so let's dig into some common […]
  • Plant Disease and Fungi -- Avoiding and Combating Common Plant Pests March 11, 2015
  • Preventing and Killing Plant Pests March 10, 2015
    The best way to keep your plants free of pests is through preventative maintenance. At the risk of sounding like a broken record, cleanliness and constant upkeep are the backbone of any successful crop. That said, plant pests can infect even the healthiest of plants, potentially devastating your hard work and costing more time and […]
  • Reducing Cross-Contamination and Preventing Root Disease March 9, 2015
  • When is it Time to Transplant Propagated Roots? March 6, 2015
    Above: A perfect impression of the existing container is a good indicator this plant is ready for transplanting!