3 Ways to Treat Spider Mites

For many gardeners, spider mites are a constant frustration that attack plants. A spider mite is an arachnid in the spider family. They are extremely small yellow, black, brown, red or orange creatures which gardeners may need a magnifying glass to see properly. Another way to see if they are […]

Tips for Taking Plant Cuttings

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 […]

Setting Up a Grow Tent

Grow tents make the perfect environment that’s tailored to fit the grower’s planting needs. Grow tents can save money on electric bills, ward off pests, and create the perfect environment for growing plants. A proper grow tent setup will create an environment for the plants to thrive that is nutrient […]

How to Prevent Root Rot

Root rot is a disease of both houseplants and outdoor plants. It happens when the plant has to stand in soil that does not drain well. This leaves the soil wet and encourages pathogens which attack the plant’s roots. When the roots are infected, they can’t get the proper nourishment […]

Keeping Humidity Under Control

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 […]