Powdery Mildew Factsheet

Introduction: Powdery mildew describes several different types of fungi that all fall into the same category. For our purposes in this article, all will be treated together since most have similar habits and management practices. Houseplants can be infected by powdery mildew, and some common ones include African violet and begonia. Outdoors there are numerous … Continue reading

Grow Tent vs. Grow Cabinet: Which Way to Grow?

If you are in the market for an all-in-one, self contained indoor grow setup, you likely have seen several different options while shopping around. Various sizes and option sets are available to meet your exact needs, but one question you may have is whether to go with a grow tent or a grow cabinet. Both tents … Continue reading

Six Ways Growing Indoor is Totally Better than Outdoor

Summertime is approaching us quickly and everyone is rushing outside to plant their crops for the year. Although there are several obvious advantages to an outdoor grow, not everyone has the ability to grow outdoors for various reasons. For many, an indoor grow is much more feasible and also offers several unique advantages. Read on … Continue reading

What Is Plant Blight and How Do I Prevent It?

Blight is a common condition which affects a number of different plant species. Whether you’re growing them indoors or outdoors, nearly all plants are susceptible to this potentially deadly disease. While there’s no way to completely prevent it, there are steps you can take to help reduce the chance of it it appearing in your … Continue reading

5 Tips For Growing Chili Peppers Indoors

Chili peppers are spicy, flavorful peppers that used as a flavoring agent in a variety of dishes. Some people use them to make salsa, pastas, pizza, while others eat them plain. While you can always purchase them from your local supermarket or grocery store, chili peppers are actually quite easy to grow. In this post, … Continue reading

The Importance of Ventilation In a Grow Room

Proper ventilation is a key element that’s necessary for indoor grow rooms. Whether you’re growing fruit, vegetables, herbs, decorative flowers or any other type of plant, you must keep fresh air circulating through the room. Unfortunately, many first-time growers overlook this step, allowing the air to grow stagnant around their plants. Plants may initially grow … Continue reading

Oxygen In Hydroponics Gardening: What You Should Know

One of the most frequently overlooked elements of a hydroponics garden is oxygen. Plants grown in a water-based environment need a steady supply of oxygen going to their roots. This typically isn’t a problem in traditional soil-based gardens since oxygen is a byproduct of carbon dioxide during photosynthesis; however, the water-based medium of a hydroponics … Continue reading

Help! My Tomato Plant Is Infected With Leaf Miners!

Leaf miners pose a serious threat the health and well-being of tomato plants. Infestations are characterized by the presence of distinct leaf patterns (shown in the image to the right). You may notice a few ‘unnatural’ line shapes on a couple leaves, but this problem will likely become progressively worse if not treated. Those few … Continue reading