Author: Briana Yablonski

Briana Yablonski
Briana grew up in Eastern Pennsylvania and currently resides in Knoxville, Tennessee. She holds a Bachelor of Science in plant sciences from Penn State University and has worked on produce farms in Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Tennessee. She now runs her own small farm and enjoys walking dogs at the local shelter, hiking, and riding her bike.

All About Microbes and Plants

When you’re growing plants, it’s important to consider how microbes impact soil and plant health. While these small organisms are often invisible to the naked

Silicon Element from Periodic Table

Silicic Acid

Let’s dive into Silicon and Silicic Acid and all the ways it can help your plants grow better! We’ll discuss some the added growth, how to use it, and other, near magical, properties of silicic acid.

LED rack growing plants, vegetables, Uniform Light and proximity to leaves
Grow Lights

Grow Light Uniformity

You probably know that plants require light to live and grow, but have you thought about grow light uniformity and other aspects of lighting? While

Bacillus amyloliquefaciens Biostimulant Beneficial Bacteria

Bacillus amyloliquefaciens

In recent years, growers have been ditching agrochemicals in favor of plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria such as Bacillus amyloliquefaciens (BAA). These beneficial bacteria provide many of

Humic Acid Makes the Soil More Fertile for Bigger Yields

How to Use Humic Acid for Plants

If you’re trying to grow healthy plants, it’s important to learn how to use humic acid for plants. Humic acids (HA) and fulvic acids (FA)

Grow room glasses in action
Grow Lights

Grow Room Glasses

When you’re growing with artificial lighting, it’s important to protect your eyes with grow room glasses. Much like sunglasses, grow room glasses act as a


Trichoderma for Plants

If your plants are suffering from issues caused by soil borne fungi, some species in the fungus genus Trichoderma can help fight off the bad guys. Some of these species of fungi, such as T. hazarium, also benefit plants by helping with nutrient uptake and the production of plant defense compounds.


Adding Biostimulants to Plants

If you’re aiming to grow healthy plants, you might want to consider adding biostimulants to your growing routine. While you might know that you need to supply your plants with required nutrients, you might not know that the nutrients you supply might not be fully utilized by your plants.