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Michelle is a creative copywriter and storyteller who loves to connect brands with their audiences. She enjoys being a part of Bluelab’s innovative growing journey.

CEA

Reducing indoor farming's environmental impact by 74%
By Michelle Joe on October 18, 2021

Bluelab's Future of Controlled Agriculture webinar series brings the best minds in CEA together to discuss the frontier of horticulture. Our host, Caroline Nordahl, Chief Sales and...

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CEA

How experts in CEA grow more food with less resources
By Michelle Joe on September 28, 2021

Bluelab's Future of Controlled Agriculture webinar series brings the best minds in CEA together to discuss the frontier of horticulture.  Our host, Caroline Nordahl, Chief Sales and...

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Plant health

How to recognise and fix nutrient burn
By Michelle Joe on September 9, 2021

Nitrogen and other nutrients are essential for plant growth; however, it is possible to overdo it. This is what you call a ‘nutrient burn’ and is a common growing issue that is easy to...

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Plant health

How to identify and fix an iron deficiency
By Michelle Joe on August 26, 2021

Iron (Fe) is one of the 13 micronutrients all plants need to be healthy and productive. With an iron deficiency, essential functions of plants such as chlorophyll production, energy...

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Plant health

How to identify magnesium deficiency in plants
By Michelle Joe on August 19, 2021

There are 16 essential elements for the full cycle of plant growth and development. Aside from carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen which are sourced from the atmosphere and soil water, the...

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Plant health

How to identify and treat a calcium deficiency in plants
By Michelle Joe on August 11, 2021

If your plants are not looking their best, your plants may be suffering from a nutrient deficiency. While it’s not always easy to pinpoint a particular deficiency, if your plants have a...

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pH

The pros and cons of using pH testing strips for growing
By Michelle Joe on July 23, 2021

For most growers, tending plants for pests and weeds is a common exercise that is usually done on a regular basis. But did you know that measuring the pH (potential Hydrogen) of your...

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Plant health

Signs that your plants may be struggling with incorrect EC
By Michelle Joe on July 14, 2021

EC (electrical conductivity) is an essential measurement of the total amount of food or nutrients available to your plants. EC is really important, as it communicates with you if your...

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Plant health

How to recognise potassium nutrient deficiency in plants
By Michelle Joe on June 28, 2021

It can be concerning if your plants are not thriving or surviving as well as they should be. There could be a number of potential contributors leading to poor plant health such as...

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Plant health

How to identify phosphorus nutrient deficiency in plants
By Michelle Joe on June 18, 2021

Are your plants showing signs of poor health? You have identified it isn’t pests that are contributing towards the issues for your crops, but a nutrient imbalance or nutrient deficiency....

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