Apr
21
2016

The Basics of Greenhouse Coverings

There are lots of different types of coverings available; however, choosing the right one for your application and structure type is something you should learn more about to make an informed purchase. Here’s a quick checklist of some of the basic questions you will want to address first: Continue Reading




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Apr
09
2016

The Science Behind Pure Essentials Black Label Nutrients

By specifically designing the Black Label nutrient program for maximum uptake growers that use the line are finding lusher foliage, stronger stems, and more new growth tips thanks to its natural pH regulation and pure raw, mineral ingredients.




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Apr
09
2016

Tips and Tricks: Cloning with Machines

Hydroponic growers and experts are split on which aeroponic cloning machine to recommend. The three front-runners are the EZ Clone, the Botanicare Power Cloner, and theTurboKlone.




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Apr
08
2016

Does Your Garden Have V.P.D.???

Consistently low RH will often cause very slow growth or even stunting. Today, we introduce you to the real science behind Vapor Pressure Deficit (VPD) and what it means to your bottom line.




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Apr
08
2016

Link4 iPonic Garden Environment Controllers

Futuristic in design and loaded with features – yet still a breeze to install, and easy to operate – the Link4 iPonic Controllers are the most sophisticated solution to efficiently consolidate all environment controls into a single reliable unit.




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Dec
30
2015

Techniques for Long Term Seed Storage

While seeds ripen on the plant they prepare to fall off and dry out a little during the dormant period. This will slow down their internal processes, and by convert food reserves from sugars to more stable fats and starches. Wait until your fruits are ripe before harvesting your seeds so they will be prepared for drying and dormancy. Some seeds even germinate better after drying versus going in the ground “fresh.”




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Dec
30
2015

Long Term Harvest Storage

In most instances, harvests taste best fresh; straight off the vine when it comes to fruits, flowers, herbs and leafy greens. Just one of the great reasons to grow your own year round!
However, in some types of plants—and even with some variance from strain to strain, the best qualities come out overtime with storage.




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Dec
30
2015

Smart Pot Fabric Containers

Hydroponic and soil gardeners are all finding creative ways to utilize the benefits of the Smart Pot fabric container. In an Ebb and Flow bucket system they are great for containing loose media that could clog hosing. Top feed and drip hydroponic gardens also benefit from the improved aeration and drainage allowing for more frequent feedings without over watering.




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Dec
10
2015

Wipe Out Pests and Mildew with Green Cleaner

Green Cleaner is our favorite all-in-one natural insecticide, pesticide, miticide, and fungicide. Unlike many other pesticides, Green Cleaner works in a way that will kill adults and eggs with no way that the pests can build up a tolerance.
The answer to your pest and disease woes is actually very simple and made from common ingredients.




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Oct
30
2015

Ceramic Metal Halide Crop Lighting Systems: An Evolution in HID Grow Lighting

Ceramic Metal Halide Crop Lighting Systems AKA ” CDM” ” LEC” “CMH” are gaining popularity with indoor growers looking to maintain very high qualitycrops of respectable yields while drastically reducing electrical consumption for the same sized crop lighting foot print versus 600W or Conventional 1000W HID lighting systems operating High Pressure Sodium lamps. “The 3100K 315 Watt Ceramic Metal Halide Lamps are the most popular with growers.” So, you may have heard this or that about their performance-most of the feedback you may … Continue Reading




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Oct
30
2015

Vermicrop Dry Organic Fertilizers

Vermicrop Organics complete line of dry organic fertilizers releases steadily into your soil so that every stage of growth can be fine tuned without chemicals.




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Oct
30
2015

Light Deprivation and Supplementation for Greenhouses

The answer lies in the light deprivation/supplementation greenhouse design, and those who stand to make the most money in the upcoming boom of national marijuana policy, are the same businesses who employ the latest technology available to the greenhouse cultivation market.




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Oct
30
2015

Aquaponics is Easier Than You Think

The best way to describe Aquaponics is as a symbiotic relationship; the fusion of aquaculture and hydroponics.




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Oct
06
2015

What is “The Best” Nutrient Formula?

Every year there are handfuls of new hydroponic nutrient companies with their own lineup of base nutrients and supplements covered in fancy labels and empty promises. We keep our shelves full of everything our customers ask for because there are as many secret formulas as their are gardeners. It can be daunting to sort through all of the ever increasing options. How do you decide which nutrient program will work best for your plants? Not to get too philosophical on … Continue Reading




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Oct
02
2015

Mills Nutrients Product Breakdown

Basis A&B is the “meat and potatoes” of the Mills line. With the addition of Start-R during the vegetative cycle or C4 and Ultimate PK during the blooming cycle the N-P-K values for the system are adjusted for the period of growth. Now with Mills Vitalize our customers are finding the final product having more appeal and more potency than ever. We recently met with Mills Nutrients so that we could go into more detail with each of their products … Continue Reading




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Oct
02
2015

Extracting the Last Drop

Thousands of years ago Roman alchemists were distilling concentrated essential oils from plants using steam. Getting every ounce out of our harvest is an endeavor as old as farming itself. Technology is finally allowing us to reach the pinnacle of harvest efficiency. Through the use of chemical solvents the cleanest extracts ever available are creating a new market for growers to break into. We recently met with Across International, a 25+ year supplier of industrial grade degassing ovens for commercial applications. They … Continue Reading




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Sep
30
2015

Rolling Benching for Greenhouses

By December Kennedy Contributor Rolling Top Benching- How to optimize your canopy 2015 has undoubtedly been the year of the greenhouse with brand new large scale facilities popping up nationwide. A state-of-the-industry survey conducted by ‘Greenhouse Grower’s’ indicated a staggering increase in new greenhouse construction by a whopping 47%. With this trend showing no signs of slowing down, we at Gardening Unlimited have embraced the long employed technology used in greenhouses across the globe, and aim to educate our customers … Continue Reading




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Sep
30
2015

Harvest Season Tips and Tricks with Eric Biksa

By Erik Biksa Contibutor (Editor, www.grozine.com) Proven and Valuable Harvesting Tips Harvest season is a busy time for growers.  The tendency is to focus on crop quality through the growing process, although experts know through experience that how the crop is handled post-harvest contributes to the bottom line. Crop trimming machines are well known for saving big on labor time required to trim excess foliage from delicate and valuable cut flowers and herbs, for example. But what about quality? Lets … Continue Reading




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Aug
04
2014

Cloning – BEYOND the Basics for Heavier Harvests Faster

By Erik Biksa Contibutor (Editor, www.grozine.com) Why Cloning Rocks Cloning plants, or “asexual propagation”; the process where plants can be replicated without exchanging DNA, allows growers to replicate their favorite plant in the garden over and over again. This is a really powerful tool for growers for several reasons, including: plants grow uniform and finish at the same time know quality and characteristics can select for traits that suit the market or season faster cropping versus seeds While in terms … Continue Reading




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May
07
2014

Designing and Building a Drip System

Designing and building a drip system can be a scary thought for many gardeners. But it’s not really and we here at Gardening Unlimited encourage you to consider it. Our goal is always to help you achieve the garden of your dreams and a properly maintained drip system is often a valuable asset. If you could do something that would save you time, increase the growth and didn’t take a lot of money or effort, why wouldn’t you? In this … Continue Reading




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