Red Light and its Impact on Plant Growth

Red Light and its Impact on Plant Growth

Choosing the optimal lighting for cannabis cultivation can be challenging. There are many factors to consider, like light intensity, distribution, and spectrum. Spectrum can be especially complicated because there is a lot of conflicting information out there. This...
Using Blue Light in Cultivation

Using Blue Light in Cultivation

Choosing the optimal lighting for cannabis cultivation can be challenging. There are many factors to consider, like light intensity, distribution, and spectrum  Spectrum can be especially complicated because there is a lot of conflicting information out there. This...
Do Cannabis Plants Need UV Light?

Do Cannabis Plants Need UV Light?

Growers who want to increase the potency of their cannabis may consider adding ultraviolet (UV) light to their grow setup. UV light is radiation with wavelengths between 100 – 400 nm and it’s not visible to the human eye. Outdoors, about 10% of the sun’s light...
8 Factors that Increase Powdery Mildew

8 Factors that Increase Powdery Mildew

Powdery mildew (PM) is a widespread fungal disease that affects a range of plants including grapes and other fruits, cucumbers and a variety of vegetables, flowers like rose and chrysanthemum, and medicinal plants like cannabis. Here are eight scientifically proven...
What Do Plants Use Green Light For?

What Do Plants Use Green Light For?

Choosing the optimal lighting for cannabis cultivation can be challenging. There are many factors to consider, like light intensity, distribution, and spectrum  Spectrum can be especially challenging because there is a lot of conflicting information on the internet...
Should Leaf Tips Be Cut When Cloning?

Should Leaf Tips Be Cut When Cloning?

A quick Google search of the above question returns many anecdotes of growers having success with trimming the leaf tips of cannabis clones. However, there is very little peer-reviewed research that addresses this question. When cloning cannabis plants, growers use a...
Commercial Grow Light Comparison for 2019

Commercial Grow Light Comparison for 2019

There are lots of good commercial grow lights on the market, but it can be challenging to compare them when there are so many factors to consider. Not sure what those factors are? Read about what makes a good horticultural light. Evaluating Commercial Grow Lights: The...
What Makes a Good Grow Light?

What Makes a Good Grow Light?

There are many horticultural lights that claim to be the optimal grow light. This leaves growers and facility managers with the task of navigating a lot of technical jargon while sorting through the various options. To make matters worse, misinformation is rampant,...
Do Cannabis Plants Need Heat? – Part 2

Do Cannabis Plants Need Heat? – Part 2

Most growers ask this question because they want to find the ideal temperature for each stage of a cannabis plant’s life. For a plant to develop and thrive many different processes need to happen. Each of these processes has an optimal temperature. This article is the...
Do Cannabis Plants Need Heat? – Part 1

Do Cannabis Plants Need Heat? – Part 1

The Optimal Temperature for Cannabis Growth Most growers ask this question because they want to find the optimal temperature for each stage of a cannabis plant’s life. For a plant to develop and thrive, many different processes need to happen and each process happens...
Why do Cannabis Plants Droop at Night?

Why do Cannabis Plants Droop at Night?

In general, plants are rooted and unable to move from place to place by themselves. However, some plants are able to move in certain ways. For example, some plants open their leaves in the daytime and ‘sleep’ at night with their leaves folded. Have you ever noticed...