As we enter another political positioning season, folks have declared intentions and more are vacillating. This time, many voters have vowed to vet candidates more carefully. Governor Rick Scott provided motivation for that resolve. Regardless of what candidate surfaces as the new hope of Florida in 2018, what promises are made and what new…

  President Donald Trump says he wants Florida Gov. Rick Scott to challenge incumbent U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in next year’s elections. Florida Governor Rick Scott is considering a run for Florida Senator. The required process to remove an elected politician is difficult and rarely successful. A viable solution that can raise the integrity of…

  Clearly, a large majority of the 71% who voted yes on Amendment 2, are not happy with the regulations set forth by the 2017 legislature. With only two days remaining, it has become clear that what the voters thought they were going to get and what they are receiving are very different. Appealing to…

Plant Roots Provide Two Main Functions Whether your plant is a Southern Magnolia in your front yard or a Beefsteak tomato in your greenhouse, “higher” plants have roots. Plant roots are one of three major “organs” of plants; the other two being leaves and stems. So what do roots do for plants? There are 2…

Sooty Mold Issues When Cannabis Growing When cannabis growing you may encounter “sooty mold” is a black mold and surface fungus that is produced from bugs, such as aphids, mealy bugs, scale, white-flies, etc. that excrete sticky honeydew. Sooty mold is a problem only with indoor gardens when honeydew is present (click here to learn about Sooty Mold Issues…

Green Algae w/ Growing Cannabis When growing cannabis, green algae is a slimy algae that needs nutrient, light and the moisture from the growing medium (click here to learn about Marijuana Fungi and Diseases). Luckily, it cause very little damage, but attracts other pests to eat on it and then will eventually attack the cannabis plants. You can prevent green algae…

A Reminder: The Cannabis Benefits of Life It does seem that conversations surrounding cannabis benefits has moved on from whether the plant is good or bad for users (click here to learn about medical marijuana benefits). The majority of the population is now for legalizing marijuana, as shown by more and more states following Colorado’s lead and passing legislation…

Didn’t Know About Cannabis Virus Problems? Ugh. When you get a cannabis virus, it enters your plant through a wound regardless if it is on the stems or leaves (click here to learn about Cannabis Viruses). Once the cannabis plants are infected with a virus, its cells will multiply the virus and make their way through the plant via their…

Cannabis w/ Verticillium & Fusarium Wilt   Fusarium wilt is most prevalent with indoor gardens and greenhouses is where it does happen outdoors (click here to learn more). Reservoirs where nutrient solutions are above 75° F (24° C) create a perfect condition for fusarium to flourish so keep the reservoir cooled. If water is an issue, then you will need…