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“In cannabis and hemp, a lot of investment goes to lights. A lot of investment goes to humidity and temperature control,” he says. “This is investing in your root system. If a plant has a good root system, it’s going to be able to handle a lot of variables.” ...

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First and most critical step toward creating a fibrous root system. Non-circling fibrous roots allow for rapid establishment following transplanting. Greater root tip surface area means greater efficiency in water and nutrient absorption. Promotes horizontal root branching. Available Sizes: 18-Cell, 32-Cell, 60-Cell, 105-Cell. All fit in 1020 Lightweight Mesh Flat. RootMaker® Express 18 is an Injection-Molded 18-Cell Propagation Tray that holds individual cells. RootMakers® are designed to direct roots into openings in the container. The first root to reach an opening is usually the tap root. When this occurs, the tip dehydrates and stops growing and secondary roots form that are horizontal in growth...

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Plants grown using organic fertilizers are sometimes criticized for slow growth compared to their chemically grown counterparts. But this gap can be closed by improving the root system. Nutrient levels in soil using organic systems and fertilizers are typically low compared to chemical fertilizers. One root tip can absorb a given amount of nutrients in a day, week or month. If one root can be stimulated to branch and create 10 roots, then branching of those 10 to create 100 roots and beyond --- nutrient absorption is similarly improved.    Figure 1. When a seed germinates, the primary or taproot...

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Whether you're a seasoned gardener wanting to expand or a beginner, we've got 5 tips to help you get started:

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Who doesn’t love Fall?  Cooler weather, pumpkin patches, football and fire pits are a few of the first things that come to mind.  But what about updating your landscape by planting trees or shrubs?  What About Spring? Most people think of Spring as the best time to plant anything, but for trees and shrubs, there are a few reasons this may not be true:  Spring encourages new shoots and leaves to the top part of trees and plants. For a newly planted tree or shrub, this new growth hinders the establishment of the roots.  However, in the Fall, when the...

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