Beginner Resources

  • 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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  • 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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  • Watering Plants 101: Expert Tips

    While it sounds so simple, there are certain things you need to know about how to properly water plants.

    Your watering schedule needs to be dialed in for great yields.

    Two of the most common mistakes new growers make are over watering and under watering. These issues can not only prevent you from achieving your desired yield. They can honestly ruin your grow.

    We're going to teach you best practices for providing your plants the perfect amount of water, every time.

    We want to explain the problems that can arise when you water too much or too little. This will help you understand the gravity of this task.

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  • Outdoor Growing: How To Grow Big Plants In Your Backyard

    Outdoor growing presents many opportunities and challenges that wouldn’t exist with indoor growing.

    Everyone should try to grow flower in their backyard at some point, because its the purest form of gardening there is.

    From huge yields to low costs, the reasons to grow plants outdoors are plentiful!

    We’ll cover them in-depth, along with some of the less enjoyable things that accompany outdoor growing.

    Then, we’ll teach you everything you need to know so you can get your plants started outside!

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  • Indoor Growing - The Definitive Guide To Gardening Inside

    Indoor growing is becoming more and more popular, especially as technology makes it easier.

    There are so many reasons you should consider growing plants indoors

    Maybe you want to continue growing your favorite plants during the cold winter months.

    Or, you want to create your own growing environment to get bigger yields and more potent flower.

    Maybe you just want a new challenge - and growing plants indoors is just that.

    We are going to teach you everything you need to know about indoor growing.

    By the end of this guide, you will know everything you need to grow huge plants in the comfort of your own home!

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  • Indoor Grow Room Design & Setup Examples

    Are you struggling with indoor grow room design & setup?

    This can be one of the most exciting parts of growing, as you can visualize your indoor garden.

    Just the thought of your growing and flowering plants indoors and flowering can excite any grower. But, some newer growers get caught up here.

    This is a very important and meticulous step, however, and you should put diligent thought into how you are going to design your grow room.

    The growing room will dictate how your plants grow, the number of plants, and the number of supplies you will need.

    Do you have a spare bedroom?

    A closet?

    An entire garage?

    We are going to show you some indoor common grow room setup you can copy for your own setup, and talk about some important things to consider when designing your grow room!

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  • Seed Germination: How To Start Seeds Quickly

    What Is Seed Germination?

    It's pretty simple - as you can probably already surmise, this is simply a fancy way to say "start seeds". When we talk about germinating seeds, we're talking about getting a seed to pop a taproot and turn into a seedling. From there, the seedling turns into a full-blown plant.

    There is a ton of work that goes into seed germination. Is it really even worth germinating seeds, or are you better off going with clones?

    When planting from seed, you are able to select from a wide variety of strains and genetics. Another reason some growers will choose to germinate seeds instead of cloning is that a seedling will generally yield weight more than a cloned plant.

    Today we are going to teach you how to germinate seeds quickly and efficiently.

    First, let's cover all the reasons you should consider the seed starting instead of starting clones, along with what a seed actually needs to start popping taproots. Of course, we need to begin by asking "what is seed germination?" for those who are new.

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  • Hydroponics 101 - The Complete Guide To Hydroponic Growing

    Welcome to hydroponics 101. We are going to take this opportunity to educate you on hydroponic growing, one of the most exciting and efficient ways to grow indoors. Whether you are already familiar with it, or a complete beginner - you will gain something valuable from this post, as we are going to take a deep dive into: What hydroponics is, along with the different system types What the benefits of hydroponics are Who should & and who should not try hydroponics The best systems of 2020 We've got a lot to cover, so without further ado, let's dive in!

  • Beginner's Guide to Harvest, Drying, and Curing

    After all the hard work through veg and flower, the time has finally come - harvest.

    After 3-4 months of hard work growing your plants, you are ready to enjoy the fruits of your labor.

    While most of the hard work is over, it is crucial to execute your harvest, dry, and cure to perfection. If you make mistakes now, all your time, energy, and money spent over the plants life cycle will be for not.

    There are many intricacies to consider, such as the right time to harvest, how you will trim, and drying and curing strategies. Keep reading to ensure your first harvest is a successful one!

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  • The Most Common Grow Room Pests And Diseases

    Insects and mites can really put a damper on your grow. Learn how to defeat each of these and what you can do to prevent them.

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