Category: G

Gypsum (Calcium Sulfate)

What does Calcium Sulfate (Gypsum) mean? Calcium sulfate is an inorganic matter that in one form is plaster of Paris and in another form is gypsum. In horticulture, the gypsum form of calcium sulfate is primarily used as a soil conditioner. More Info On Calcium Sulfate (Gypsum) Calcium sulfate is a naturally occurring substance that is used frequently […]

Gymnosperm

What does Gymnosperm mean? Gymnosperms refer to vascular plants that produce unprotected seeds, such as conifers. These plants are usually flowerless and the seeds are not encased within an ovary. In gymnosperms, the seeds are exposed right on the plant’s bracts. Because these plants can easily tolerate dry and humid conditions, they are usually found in boreal […]

Guard Cell

What does Guard Cell mean? A guard cell is an epidermal cell that can open the stomata to take in or release oxygen, carbon dioxide and water, consequently enabling these molecules to travel through the stomata. Guard cells are shaped like kidneys or sausages and the walls normally vary in rigidity. More Info On Guard Cell Guard cells […]

Growth Rate

What does Growth Rate mean? Measuring a plant’s growth rate is an extremely straightforward procedure that allows growers to keep an eye on the plant’s development and overall health. The growth rate of a plant is affected by four main factors: temperature, nutrients, light, and water. Even the slightest change to one of these factors can either […]

Growth Habit

What does Growth Habit mean? A growth habit in horticulture refers to the shape, height, appearance, and form of growth of a plant species. A plant’s growth habit develops from particular genetic patterns that determine growth. These, in addition to environmental factors, are the components that contribute to the physical nature of a plant. The primary purpose […]

Growstone

What does Growstone mean? Growstone is a commercially available hydroponic growing medium made of recycled glass. The glass is completely broken down into small, smooth pieces that can be easily worked with. In addition, this material is inert, so it doesn’t supply plants with any additional inputs or elements that could interfere with the nutrient solution in […]

Growroom

What does Growroom mean? A grow room (sometimes expressed as one word: growroom) refers to an interior area that is completely compatible with indoor gardening. A grow room, in other words, is a location that has been chosen and designed to be used for interior farming. It is usually completely sealed from the outdoors, aside from strategic ventilation. […]

Growing Season

What does Growing Season mean? A growing season is the period of the year during which the temperature, sunlight and rainfall are adequate for regular plant growth. It should be noted that the growing season varies according to different crops and plants. In most cases, growing seasons depend on the plant’s genetic adaptation. Some horticulturalists choose to […]

Growing Media

What does Growing Media mean? Growing media are materials that plants grow in. Growing media is specifically designed to support plant growth and can either be a solid or a liquid. Different components are blended to create homemade and commercial growing media. Different types of growing media are used to cultivate various plants. Growing media may also […]

Growing Conditions

What does growing conditions mean? Growing conditions vary among plants. The very conditions that make one plant flourish might quickly kill another. The key growing conditions that all plants require are temperature, light, water, soil type, mineral nutrients, oxygen, and support. Basically, all plants require air, water, nutrients, light, temperature, and growing space but the specifics can […]
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