Modern cultivation facilities are using future farming techniques that are driven by data! Novel digital technologies are helping farmers and home gardeners make smarter decisions and prevent expensive critical failures. From microclimate sensing to machine intelligence tools, this article will explore fresh technology being used in 2020. The overall goal of data-driven cultivation is to…View Article
Ocean banks, beaches, and dunes have a rich flora. Surprisingly, many of the plants that grow on seashores are edible! Some rose bushes spontaneously grow on beaches and dunes. One of the species most commonly found in the northern hemisphere is the Rough Rose. It is indigenous to north China, Korea, Japan, and eastern Russia.…View Article
Cannabis breeding allows home growers to create prized varieties that can sell for up to $10,000 or more per plant. It may seem like an intangible task, but it is much easier than one might think. All you need is a garden, time, observation, and a strong desire to create something new in cannabis genetics. …View Article
When it comes to the food we eat, more and more people have environmental concerns, including a desire for fairer treatment of animals. For example, it is estimated that about one-third of North Americans avoid eating meat at least one day a week. Also, a survey carried out a few years ago reports that 56%…View Article
Wild violets are some of the first flowers to bloom in the spring, covering lawns with tiny lilac and white flowers. Those who strive for golfing green lawns consider them weeds, but wild violets are incredibly useful and delicious to boot! There are more than 500 species in the viola family, and most of them…View Article
Helping your plant cuttings transition into the next stage of growth is critical and will impact the speed of growth, final yield, and quality. It is essential to manage climate, select a suitable substrate, and irrigate properly after transplant and well into the vegetative growth stage. Climate Conditions Climate conditions have a significant influence on…View Article
BudBox PRO XXL-R Roof Tent
The unique PRO White interior offers up to 106% MORE reflectivity over mylar. Measures 120x240x180 with a frame that is 25mm, 1mm thick, with powder-coated tempered steel. Features include access doors; oversized double-cuff vents; uplift irrigation bar; night vision window; clear floor area; screened passive vents; roof hanging bars and straps; silicon acoustic pads; main door clips; and double-stitched seams. It’s clear to see why BudBox PRO remains the best tent on the market.
Visit BudboxGrowTents.com to find the tent that is right for you.
King Kola from Emerald Harvest
Don’t KO Your Plants
Your plants need phosphorus (K) to produce big, heavy blooms – but too much K can reduce your yield. King Kola Bloom Booster provides precise, proper ratios of phosphorus to enhance your plant’s performance in the flowering stages. It doesn’t smack your plants with an oversupply that can cause burn or lock-out of other nutrients. King Kola is formulated to work in harmony with base nutrients for optimal growth.
Get bigger yields, denser buds, and more dry weight. Rule your Garden with King Kola from Emerald Harvest.
To learn more about the whole range, visit EmeraldHarvest.co
NEW! Gold Label Professional Dry Soluble Fertilizers
Get the perfect nutrient balance for your substrate and system. Gold Label Dry Soluble fertilizers are a highly-concentrated formula of specialized, soluble mineral nutrients.
The Gold Label formula has a pH-stable profile that reduces the chances of a nutrient lockout and potential deficiencies. High-quality, chelated elements are easily absorbable and provide maximum uptake for the plant.
Gold Label Soil A & B Base nutrients
Part of a comprehensive nutrition program for optimized development. Manufactured for optimizing plant growth, yield, and quality.
Gold Label Ultra MG & Ultra PK Stimulators
The perfect complement to your base nutrients for all-around vigorous plant production for both vegetative and generative phases.
Find your nearest retail or wholesale supplier via GoldLabel.nl
EYE HORTILUX® Ascend LED Grow Light Systems™
For years, EYE HORTILUX has been known for quality grow lamps. Now they’ve expanded that quality with new LED units! The Ascend LED Grow Light Systems boast a spectrum “Beyond PAR,” providing a true full-spectrum, including UV and far-red, all in one fixture. This gives your plants the best chance to grow under LED lighting without sacrificing the benefits from natural sunlight. Choose from a 450W for veg (4-bar, 4×4) or a 700W for flower (6-bar, 4×4, pictured). These systems use wide distribution LEDs for uniform coverage, conformal coating to protect from dust and water, and sturdy construction.
Check out EyeHortilux.com for full details.
Introducing NEW Phantom LED Pheno 440
A high-intensity horticultural lighting system with superior adaptability, function, and 100-277V input voltage. The form factor is precisely designed to work in grow tent applications and smaller growing spaces. The MP spectrum is suitable for both flowering and vegetative stages. It provides an ideal red to blue ration for vigorous growth, and you can easily adjust light bar angles to regulate light distribution. PX2 controllable using 0-10V RJ cable; includes 110-120V 10’ power cord and is compatible with all “CHE” Power cords.
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Grow-Genius – 40% mono-silicic acid
The Most Concentrated Mono-Silicic Acid in the World
This silicon does it all for way less: 3ml/100L.
Scientifically proven to increase strength, growth rates, yield, root mass, leaf size, and brix content. It also improves resistance to pests, disease, and environmental stress.
Grow-Genius mono-silicic also has the environment in mind. Its extremely concentrated formulation dramatically reduces shipping weight, volume, and packaging. It also increases yield per unit input, can reduce or eliminate the need for fungicides and pesticides, and is readily biodegradable.
Visit CentralCoastGarden.com for more information.
Industry News – Fluence And Quality Wholesale Partner in Canada
Fluence by OSRAM (Fluence), a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and agriculture production, has partnered with Burnaby, British Columbia-based Quality Wholesale Ltd., a leading garden wholesaler specializing in the distribution of agricultural products throughout Canada.
Celebrating its 20th year, Quality Wholesale is known for its reliability in supplying the best industry products to growers, from hobby and micro cultivators to large commercial cultivators. Under the partnership, Quality Wholesale will distribute Fluence LED lighting solutions throughout Canada starting in August.
“Collaborating with Quality Wholesale enables us to expand our footprint and reach more growers across Canada,” said Ron DeKok, vice president of sales for Fluence. “We are proud to partner with a company dedicated to helping customers achieve successful cultivation results that also embodies its namesake by carrying top-of-the-line inventory and offering an experience grounded in quality service.”
As the demand for advanced, high quality LED lighting solutions increases, Fluence and Quality Wholesale are making Fluence products easily and readily available to retailers and licensed producers, helping growers access the latest technology and research.
“We are thrilled to partner with Fluence, a true leader in the lighting industry,” said Michael Montagano of Quality Wholesale. “Fluence’s commitment to exploring science, conducting research, and developing technology to increase the efficacy of horticulture lighting thoroughly impressed our team. Our focus is to always provide the highest quality products to our customers. With Fluence, we’re confident that growers are investing in the proven technology that they deserve.”