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    How to Clone Plants and Avoid Clone Yellowing

    One of the biggest problems for growers that clone plants is “clone yellowing”. What is happening when a clone turns yellow is called chlorosis – loss of chlorophyll. Chlorosis is a leading cause of clone failure, but thankfully it can be treated with Herb Doctor. Prevent Clone Yellowing with Herb Doctor For successful cloning, it is best to use a dilute solution of Herb Doctor Super Wash. Mix 16 oz. of Herb Doctor with 1 gallon of water. This dilute solution will be used as a foliar spray and a root treatment. Use the diluted solution of Herb Doctor to water your cloning tray just as you would normally. Herb [...]


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    How to stop caterpillars from eating Plants

    Nothing is more aggravating than losing plants and precious yield to caterpillars. Most growers wait until there is a problem, and then respond by treating it. Unfortunately, by the time a problem is caught, plants are already suffering the effects. You can stop caterpillars from harming your plants by following these simple tips Don’t attract moths! Moths are most active at night, and they are attracted by light. To reduce the chances of moths laying eggs on your plants, shield garden areas from light at night. Also consider having a light on outside that is far away from the garden to attract moths away from the garden. Insects that eat [...]


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    How to Water Plants for Maximum Yield

    Most gardeners know that they should avoid over- or under-watering their plants. But how can you tell how much water plants need? The amount of water needed by a plant is affected by factors such as soil (or grow medium) type, humidity, and the type of plant. The best way to find out how much water is the “right” amount of water is to watch your plant’s leaves between waterings. Water your plants when the leaves start to droop. How Plants tell you when they’re thirsty When a plant becomes thirsty, its leaves will droop. For maximum yield, it is a good idea to let a plant get thirsty before [...]


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    Benefits of Foliar Feeding for Plant Nutrition

    Plants absorb nutrients and moisture through the leaves as well as through the roots. What few people know is that foliar feeding – feeding plants through their leaves – is actually a more efficient way of fertilizing plants! Foliar feeding generates a lot less runoff than traditional fertilizers too. How Foliar Feeding Works Foliar nutrients are sprayed onto plants either by hand or through an irrigation system. Plants absorb the water and nutrients directly, so it is important to use bio-available nutrients for foliar feeding.  To feed a plant, spray on top of and underneath the leaves. Plants may actually be able to absorb more water and nutrients under their [...]


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    Plant Health Urgent Care Treatment

    Plants become weakened and sick when they are infested with plant health problems. To restore an infested plant to good health, you must do more than get rid of the pests; you have to restore your plant’s health. Herb Doctor plant wash is used to provide urgent health care for plants that have become weakened due to infestations or unsanitary conditions. How Herb Doctor Urgent Care restores plant health Many plant health problems are hygiene related. Mold and mildew thrives in unsanitary conditions, and bugs do as well. Herb Doctor washes plant problems away, and then hydrates the plant to restore its health rapidly. Healthy, well hydrated plants have a [...]


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