Propagation

  • Building A DIY Cloning Machine

    If you’re interested in learning why building a DIY cloning machine for plants might be right for you, keep reading.

    We all know that there are certain plants that are practically perfect in every way. Everything about that plant is great, whether that might be how quickly it grows, how it blooms, or even how beautiful its flowers are.

    If this is your situation, you may consider investing in a cloning machine to have more plants just like this. The more the merrier, right?

    Buying a cloning machine is a great option, but some of us love saving money and working with our hands. That's why we're going to teach you how to build your own DIY cloner. This can save you money that would be better spent on lots of plants! 

    Keep reading to find out more information on how to build your own DIY cloning machine that will make fellow gardeners jealous!

    We will also discuss the difference between aeroponic and bubble cloners, and give you the information you need to decide which one will suit your needs.

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  • The Best Seed Starter Kit Of 2021

    If you prefer germination to cloning, you need the best seed starter kit possible. This will help increase the germination rate - how many seeds take root - along with your efficiency - how quickly these seeds take root.

    As you can imagine, getting more seeds sprouted in a quicker manner will help you get more plants to harvest quicker - making this a no brainer investment. We don’t have to convince you that these are worth the money, you already know!

    But, while there are some really great options out there - there are just as many cheap, low quality setups that should be avoided at all costs. 

    That’s the tricky part - identifying which kit is best for you and your grow. What components do you need, and what do you not need? We’re going to break it all down for you today and make it simple - offering up our takes for the top germination kits on the market.

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  • Cloning Tomato Plants: How To Clone This Vegetable Efficiently

    There are lots of reasons to consider growing your own tomato plants, and if this is something you’re interested in, part of this will be learning about cloning tomato plants. 

    This veggie is juicy, delicious, and versatile - plus, it’s remarkably easy to grow. But did you know that tomatoes have one other fascinating feature - that is, the ability to grow new roots from anywhere along their stem? 

    It’s true. If you’ve ever wondered what those knobby bumps are that appear along the stems, they're growths that can help you make your own new plants at home.

    In this complete guide to how to clone a tomato plant, we'll tell you everything you need to know to make the most of these growths, known as root primordia. 

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  • How To Use Rooting Hormones 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 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 this product and how it can help you increase the likelihood of your plant’s success.

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  • The Best Plant Cloning Machines Of 2021

    If you are hoping to cultivate huge, potent plants, starting with the best cloning machine for plants will set you ahead of the curve and increase your chances of success.

    And with so many different cloning machine reviews, and even more systems claiming to be “the best plant cloners”, it can make the shopping experience frustrating and confusing.

    Today, we are going to help you choose the best cloning setup for your grow - whether you are a hobbyist just looking to keep a couple cuttings on deck or a commercial grower needing a supply of hundreds of clones at all times. 

    And the best part is, we have the widest selection of cloning systems at the lowest prices online. When you shop with Hydrobuilder, you also get to experience world class service you won’t find anywhere else. 

    Before we share our takes on the best plant cloner of the year, let’s start with some basic information on these machines for those who are new to them.

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  • Rockwool For Plants: How To Grow In This Soilless Media

    Aside from soil and coco, rockwool for plants is one of the most popular grow media out there. This unique media has a ton of benefits to offer those who grow with it, but some drawbacks as well.

    In this article, we’ll teach you how to grow plants with rockwool, and how to properly dispose of it - something many growers are unaware of.

    Before that, though, let’s start with some key information on rockwool as a substrate - what is it, and where does it come from?

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  • How To Germinate Seeds: The Definitive Guide

    Learning how to germinate seeds is one of the most important aspects of becoming a gardener. You can always buy clones, but as you'll soon learn, starting seeds yourself unlocks all kinds of benefits.

    One of the two methods of plant propagation, starting your plants from seeds can be a rewarding experience. When planting from seed, you are able to select from a wide variety of strains and genetics.

    Another reason some growers choose to germinate seeds instead of cloning is because a seedling will generally yield more than a cloned plant come harvest.

    Whatever your reason, you have your seeds, but you are unsure the best way to sow them. These are just a few of the benefits. We'll cover more later, along with a few of the drawbacks in the interest of transparency.

    Worry not, because today, we are going to teach you how to germinate seeds quickly and efficiently, ranging from the simple paper towel method to a high-quality complete seed starting kit!

    First, let's cover all the reasons you should consider the seed starting route vs starting clones, along with what a seed actually needs to start popping taproots.

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  • How To Clone A Plant: The Definitive Guide

    Learn about cloning supplies and complete cloning systems for getting started fast. Cloning gels and root enhancers to improve clone success.

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