Supplements & Additives

  • How To Use Dolomite Lime For Plants

    Are you curious about how to use dolomite for plants? By the end of this article, you’ll feel confident using this unique compound in the garden to balance out your soil.

    It’s important to understand the exact needs of your plants. Although some plants, such as blueberries and azaleas, like acidic soil, most prefer for things to be more on the neutral side. That’s where dolomite lime for plants is so useful. 

    This common garden amendment is a limestone compound that contains both magnesium and calcium at ratios of 18 to 23% each. These elements not only can provide much-needed minerals to your soil but can also help raise the pH to make the soil more alkaline.

    So when is dolomite for plants necessary - and how do you apply it? We’ll walk you through everything you need to know about using dolomite lime for plants. 

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  • Kelp Meal For Plants: The Power Of Seaweed Fertilizer!

    While you may not have ever considered feeding seaweed in the garden or grow room, hear us out when we say liquid kelp meal for plants is one of the most potent, organic fertilizers out there!

    Chalk full of essential nutrients and derived entirely from plant sources, this is something organic growers have turned to for decades to produce natural, bountiful harvests.

    And if you’ve read our article discussing whether plant nutrient sources matter or not, you are already aware of what a plant-based fertilizer can do.

    But because growers are so used to feeding a full-fledged nutrient package with an easy to follow, detailed feeding schedule, how do you add this into your regimen without risking nutrient toxicity?

    We’ll teach you how to introduce this into your existing regimen, or create a feeding schedule around it. After that, we’ll give you our top three choices for liquid kelp for plants.

    First, though, we want to cover what this additive even is, what nutrients it contains, and why we think you should add it to your plant’s diet.

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  • How To Foliar Spray: Feed & Protect Plants At The Leaves!

    Whether you're battling a pest or disease outbreak, or struggling with nutrient uptake at the roots, a foliar spray can help save your grow.

    Oftentimes, growers will actually undertake foliar spraying on a routine basis to keep their plants healthy, actively preventatively instead.

    There are all kinds of health benefits you’ll unlock when you start spraying your plants foliage with nutrients or some form of plant wash/insecticide. 

    But, this isn’t a simple task that you can just undertake blindly. There are specific instances in which you should or shouldn’t do this.

    That’s why we are writing this guide, to help you feel confident in your gardening abilities.

    We’ll explain what exactly this is, and the two main instances in which you would do it.

    Then, we’ll cover exactly how to do it, along with all kinds of other important intricacies you need to be aware of to get the best results.

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  • Bone Meal: How to Use This Organic Fertilizer in the Garden

    When you need to add phosphorus to the soil in your garden, many organic gardeners turn to bone meal fertilizer for plants. 

    This is a highly effective and natural garden soil amendment that can work wonders for your plants.

    After all, plants that are deficient in phosphorus tend to have a hard time forming strong roots and growing the way they should.

    If you’re curious about how to use bone meal for soil plants, you’ve come to the right place. This guide will tell you everything you need to know.

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  • Rooting Hormones: How to Use on Cuttings

    If you don’t already know how to use rooting hormone on cuttings, you are in for a treat today, because we are going to change your cloning & propagation process for good.

    If you want your plants to get off to the right start, it’s up to you to provide them with what they need to thrive.

    Water and sunlight - those are the two biggies, right? When you’re trying to propagate plant cuttings, those are important for sure.

    However, many people neglect the importance of this product. If you’re curious about how to use rooting hormone on cuttings to improve propagation, you’ve come to the right place.

    In this guide, we will tell you everything you need to know about the rooting process and hormones and how they can help you increase the likelihood of your plant’s success.

    However, many people neglect the importance of this product. If you’re curious about how to use rooting hormone on cuttings to improve propagation, you’ve come to the right place. 

    In this guide, we will tell you everything you need to know about this product and how it can help you increase the likelihood of your plant’s success.

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  • Worm Castings: How to Use to Grow Huge, Healthy Plants

    If you want to try and add some organic nutrition to your garden, you need to learn how to use worm castings!

    You might already know just how beneficial live earthworms can be to a garden, helping break down bacteria and fungi into usable resources for your roots. But, adding dead earthworm castings to the soil can be even more valuable to your plants!

    Read on to discover how to use this product in the garden, along with why you should even consider supplementing your existing nutrient regimen with them in the first place.

    We’ll start by answering the question, what are worm castings? Then, we'll cover some basic information you need to know before adding this awesome amendment to your crop.

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  • Increase Flower Density With A Bud Hardener!

    If you are noticing your blooms are very light and airy, you can try and increase flower density with a bud hardener!

    If you’re a hobby grower cultivating for personal use, light, airy buds are super disappointing. Plus, they’re a hassle to try and trim.

    From a commercial grower’s standpoint, growing dense buds is a must. Nobody wants to send a light, airy product to market. It's all about bag appeal!

    There are a few factors that affect the density of your buds, but a lot of it comes down to genetics.

    If you have your grow dialed in and use top-shelf genetics but still can't seem to produce the dense buds you're after, a bud hardener is your best bet.

    At the end of this article, we’ll share some of the best products you can use to grow fat, dense colas this season!

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  • Flushing Plants & Preparing For Harvest

    Flushing plants is one of the final steps in the growing cycle, and means harvest is just around the corner.

    This is a pivotal point, and improper flushing can lead to an unenjoyable final product with poor smell and taste, and a harsh smoke.

    Worse yet, some growers omit flushing altogether, leaving behind all kinds of nutrients that they then consume with their flower.

    We're going to cover best practices and teach you how to flush your plants properly, and recommend some of the best flushing agents currently on the market. We want to start by explaining what flushing is, exactly, and why it's so important.

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  • Silica For Plants: What Every Grower Needs To Know

    You’ve likely heard all about silica for plants. But unless you’ve taken a deep dive into the science behind this nutrient, you may be unaware of its importance.

    Silica, also known as silicon dioxide, is one of the most abundant minerals on earth. It is present in rocks, sand, and soil, and it is an essential element for plant growth. While silica is not considered a nutrient, it plays a vital role in supporting the health and growth of plants.

    We’ll cover what exactly silica does for plants, and how you should apply it to your own garden.

    We'll then dive into the best source of silica for plants. This nutrient can get pretty tricky, and not all forms are created equally.

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  • Fulvic Acid vs Humic Acid: What's The Difference?

    If you’ve dove into the world of plant nutrition, you’ve likely stumbled across the comparison of humic acid vs fulvic acid.

    These are two vague minerals that some growers swear by, while others are unaware of their existence and importance.

    Whether they’re growing indoors or outdoors, it’s no secret that plants need an extra boost of nutrients here and there. But, you also need to feed your soil.

    Finding the right compounds to keep your soil healthy and fertile can be tricky, especially if you’re working with a neutral growing medium that doesn’t have a lot of fertility to begin with, such as coco. Let’s explore the benefits of humic acid vs. fulvic acid for growing plants.

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