Indoor vs. Outdoor: Which Cannabis Cultivation Is Right For Your Business?

While indoor-grown cannabis has grown in popularity in recent years because of its uniformity and durability, some companies embrace cannabis's roots — growing outdoors. Cultivating cannabis in the great outdoors has its benefits but also comes with uncertainties that companies should consider before making a decision.

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Why Urban and Vertical Farming Are Changing How We Grow

What Is Urban and Vertical Farming?

First coined by American geologist Gilbert Bailey in 1915, the term  vertical farming  was initially a practical solution to a lack of sustainable soil by growing  up  instead of out. In 1999, Dickson Despommier, a professor at New York's Columbia University, popularized the modern idea of vertical farming. 
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The Importance of Monitoring EC Levels In Your Indoor Grow

The Importance of Monitoring EC Levels In Your Indoor Grow

There are numerous things in your indoor grow that are critical to measure and monitor to keeps things growing. Lighting, CO2 levels, airflow, for example, are essential aspects of your business that need to be regularly observed and adjusted. But it's also vital to measure EC levels.

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Can Urban Farming Change The Way We Grow?

Urban farming is widespread for many reasons, such as sustainability, affordability, health, and convenience. Today urban farming exists in many forms, including community and backyard gardens, rooftop and balcony gardening, indoor vertical farming, just to name a few.

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Microgreens: Tiny Plant, Big Nutrition

Thanks to a resurgence in the popularity of microgreens, more and more people are growing these nutritionally potent plants for personal use, and some have even started growing commercially. We recently sat down with a few folks who grow microgreens, from hobby to commercial, here's what we found out about these tiny greens.

What are the best plants to grow as microgreens from home? 

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Fanatical Customer Service During The Covid-19 Crisis

With the current global crisis transforming how we do business, the good folks at Growlink have asked me to talk to their clients and customer service support team to examine how they're adapting to the ever-changing circumstances they find themselves in.

To start, I wanted to get a distinct look at their clients. The diversity of their clients is immense. From hobbyists growing orchids in a closet to massive, multi-state cannabis grow operations; it's an eclectic crowd.

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How Greenhouse Automation Can Assist In Social Distancing

Unless you've been living off the grid for the past month, you're probably aware that the effects of the Covid-19 virus have changed our world as we know it. More and more companies are sending employees home to help stop the spread of the virus. This has led to uncertainty and leaves business owners searching for ways to manage without staff. 

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Are Your Plants Suffering From Nutrient Burn?

Nutrient Burn – How to Detect Overfertilization and Nip it in the Bud

One common problem that many indoor growers run into is the leaves of their plant's browning, curling, and drying out around the edges. The most likely cause is nutrient burn. 

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