• Is Wildfire Smoke Bad For Plants? Everything You Need To Know

    Are you, your family, and your indoor plants or garden protected from all of the pollution created by wildfire smoke?

    Don't wait to find out that you are not prepared for wildfire season. It seems now more than ever the fire season never ends. In 2023 we are seeing massive wildfires in Canada affecting most of the eastern United States. This is causing many people, animals, and plants to suffer. Luckily there are steps you can take to help protect yourself and your plants.

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  • What Are The Low Humidity Symptoms In Plants?

    They say it’s not the heat that will get you, but the humidity - but when it comes to low humidity, plants can be particularly vulnerable.

    Too much humidity can lead to illnesses like fungal disease and root rot. However, too little humidity can result in issues as well..

    It can be tough to rectify low humidity in plants because it can show the same symptoms as plants that just need to be watered.. However, thoroughly watering won’t always fix low humidity symptoms in plants because it’s not the water in the soil that needs fixing - it’s the water in the air

    If you feel that this could be what your plants are suffering from, don’t worry. Today, we’re going to help you discover the signs of low humidity in plants along with tips to rectify the situation quickly.

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  • The Best Inline Fans For Grow Tents & Rooms Of 2024

    In order to keep your climate dialed in and odors at bay, you’ll need the best inline fan for grow tents or grow rooms - depending on how you’re growing indoors.

    The grow room climate is not an aspect you want to skimp on - a premium fan is worth it’s weight in gold, because it will ensure your plants have the perfect conditions in terms of temperature and humidity. It will also help expel stinky, stale air from your growing space.

    The last thing you want is to invest in any aspect of your grow and then deal with equipment failure - but unfortunately, that's inevitable when you try to pinch pennies on a noisy, outdated fan.

    We’re going to explain why finding the best inline fan for your grow room is so important - and we’ll help you choose the right one for you, explaining best practices for sizing.

    After that, we’re going to offer some suggestions - our picks for the top inline fans of the year. We’re going to share options for every type of grower - whether you’re a hobbyist with a small closet grow or a commercial grower with a huge warehouse. Let’s start with some basic information on these fans.

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  • Quest IQ Review - All In One Commercial HVAC & Humidity Control

    Commercial grow operations need commercial grow room HVAC & humidity solutions - that’s why we’re going to share our Quest IQ Series review with you today.

    When you have a large investment on the line and you’re trying to cultivate the best crop possible, there is no room for error. 

    You need the best climate control system on the market, one that offers flexibility, redundancy, and precision - that’s what the Quest IQ Series is all about.

    And with the GrowSentry technology behind it, you can finally free yourself from the grow room with remote access to everything you need.

    No matter how your facility is set up, you can configure this system to perform efficiently and effectively, ensuring you don’t deal with any environmental issues that could lead to compromised crop quality, or worse, crop loss.

    Growers who invest in the Quest IQ Series can experience up to 30% savings on top of the increase in crop quality, which further increases your bottom line.

    Throughout the rest of this review, we'll explain what exactly this series is, and who it's for - along with all you can gain from implementing it in your facility.

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  • The Best Grow Room Humidifiers Of 2024

    If you struggle to keep moisture up in your growing space, you need the best humidifier for your grow room.

    Many growers struggle to keep humidity down, particular those who live in humid climates. But plenty of us grow in super dry regions as well, such as the west coast, southwest region of the US, etc.

    In these specific areas, it’s not uncommon for plants to struggle with growth because the environment they’re in does not have ample moisture.

    If this sounds like you, read on to learn about the best humidifier for your grow room. We’ll cover an option for each type of growing space, from small grow tent growers to large scale commercial facilities. 

    Not every grow room needs one of these though, so we'll address this and discuss who should and should not invest in a humidity device.

    Let's start by talking about what exactly these units do, and what happens if grow room humidity is too low!

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  • Tomato Leaf Curl: Why Are My Plant Leaves Curling Up?

    At one point or another, you’re going to walk into your grow room or garden and notice your tomato plant leaves curling up.

    You may not know exactly what is causing this, but one thing is for sure - it doesn’t look healthy, and it certainly indicates a more serious underlying problem.

    The foliage of our plants tells us a lot about them - it’s where we can look to identify nutrient or pH problems, for example. It’s also the place where you’ll identify common pests and diseases, as bugs love to feast on these.

    When our plants are suffering from environmental stress, either by heat or changes to their atmosphere, the leaves may start changing as well. With so many different plant problems being related to the leaves, it can make diagnosing the root cause of the issue difficult.

    Worry not, because in the coming minutes, we’ll teach you everything that could be causing your plant’s leaves to start curling up. Then, we’ll explain how to remedy each potential cause.

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  • The Best Dehumidifier for Grow Rooms of 2024

    If you’re struggling with excess moisture when growing indoors, you need the best grow room dehumidifier for the task. These days, there truly is a unit for every grower out there.

    Whether you’re a hobbyist growing in a tent or a commercial grower with hundreds of plants packed into your facility, you need a dehumidification system that can stand the test of time and protect your crop.

    But with so many different brands and styles online, which one is best for you?

    Today, we’re going to help you choose the right one for you and your grow. We’ll cover why you need one of these in your room regardless of scale. Then, we'll explain how we selected the top picks this year. 

    Then, we’ll outline which dehumidifier is best for which type of grower. By the end of this article, you'll be able to easily select the right one! Let’s dive in. 

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  • How To Control Humidity In A Grow Tent

    Learning how to control humidity in a grow tent is an essential part of indoor growing.

    Your plants need a very specific moisture content to thrive, and its not always easy to keep this metric in the ideal range.

    We’ll cover how to raise and lower humidity in your grow tent. But first, we want to quickly talk about the growing environment, and why ideal humidity is so important.

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  • Common Mistakes Growers Make On Their First Grow

    Growing isn't as tough as it seems, but there are certainly a few common mistakes growers make their first time around.

    A lot of it has to do with undergoing it or overdoing it, in terms of water, nutrients, pesticides, plant count and size.

    Such mistakes usually end up affecting the overall yield, potency, and health of the garden.

    If you are a first time grower, or even if you have a couple grows under your belt, this guide will help you avoid the common pitfalls of new growers.

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  • Vapor Pressure Deficit - How VPD Affects Plants Growth

    If you are unfamiliar with vapor pressure deficit (VPD) and its role in plant growth, you are missing out. It is one of the best ways to increase harvest weight. Leaf VPD is a critical metric in both the growth stage as well as flower stages.

    It doesn't even matter if you have the best nutrients and genetics in the world. Your plants won’t reach their potential without dialing in temperature and humidity. The amount of water vapor and moisture the air can hold is critical.

    The best cultivars in the world are able to manipulate VPD to keep the stomata on their plants open.  This results in the plants taking up as many nutrients as possible. As you can imagine, this results in explosive growth.

    We’ll cover how you can do this yourself in your grow room, but first, let’s cover some basic info on vapor pressure deficit.

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