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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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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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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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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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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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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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What you should do before treating a nutrient deficiency
By Kasha Dubaniewicz on May 20, 2021

When your plants start to show signs of poor health, such as yellowing or withered leaves or stunted growth, it may be tempting to try and diagnose a nutrient deficiency as quickly as...

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How to identify and treat nitrogen deficiency in plants
By Kasha Dubaniewicz on April 29, 2021

All plants need access to the right balance of nutrients in order to reach optimal health, but what happens when they can't?

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Signs that your plants are struggling with incorrect pH
By Kasha Dubaniewicz on April 20, 2021

We've said it before: pH (potential Hydrogen) is one of the most important fundamental parameters when it comes to growing healthy and consistent crops. 

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