Edible Garden Layouts 101

Taking the time to plan a layout for your vegetable garden makes a massive difference in crop yield and the overall health of your plants. If you haphazardly scatter a mix of vegetables into one single plot, you might unknowingly place a small, sun-loving plant next to a tall, leafy plant that will end up casting shade all summer, resulting in less-than-stellar growth. There are endless different styled layouts and elaborate vegetable garden setups that you can mimic, but for the sake of simplicity, here are some general guidelines that will help you build a booming vegetable garden. Edible Garden…

May 27, 2019 by Rob Sproule; Comments 0 Read More >

Troubleshooting Common Cannabis Pests

Any cannabis grower can attest to the fact that once you’ve invested all that time and effort into tending your plants, you start to get a little attached to them. They’re like your pets! Which is exactly why it’s that much more stressful when invasive pests show up uninvited and threaten the health of your plants. They aren’t always easy to spot at first, but there are some telltale signs of pest invasion to look out for. If you spot pests early, they’re much simpler to get rid of. Here’s a list of the most common cannabis pests to look…

May 27, 2019 by Rob Sproule; Comments 0 Read More >

Indica vs Sativa

There’s an endless variety of cannabis strains, each with their own clever name, and a list of potential physical and mental effects, health benefits, and remedies for common illnesses. With so many options out there (Tangerine Dream, Great White Shark, DJ Short Blueberry?) it can be a little overwhelming figuring out where to start. The thing is, almost all of the most popular strains fall into one of two categories: Indica and Sativa. The decision process becomes much easier once you familiarize yourself with these two types of cannabis, and what you can typically expect with either type. What’s the…

May 27, 2019 by Rob Sproule; Comments 0 Read More >

Robo Gardening

Not gonna lie, I’m nerding out a little bit on the topic of Robo Gardening. I’m a big Sci-Fi fan, so this futuristic take on gardening with robots is a fusion of two subjects I really dig. There’s an expanding industry of robotics working to simplify and automate gardening work, and engineers have developed robots to accomplish every gardening task imaginable— the folks at Harvard even developed pollinator RoboBees! Okay, so maybe a swarm of robotic bees sounds a little bit terrifying, but they’ve actually got a 37% success rate for pollinating flowers, so considering that the real bee populations…

May 21, 2019 by Rob Sproule; Comments 0 Read More >