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Proxy For Poison: Substitute Products To Use Instead Of Monsanto, Bayer And Scotts Miracle-Gro

When it first came to light that Scotts Miracle-Gro and Monsanto were selling products that harm people, pets and the environment, and how Monsanto’s parent company Bayer also has a sordid, shameful history, I vowed to never buy products from those companies ever again. More people are frequently acknowledging that a powerful way to force […]

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A Roundhouse Kick To Roundup: Cannabis Community Backs Groundskeeper Who Took On Scotts And Won

Cannabis cultivators have long been concerned by agrochemical corporation Monsanto, not least of all because of its business partnership with lawn care company Scotts Miracle-Gro. And when San Francisco jurors last Friday ordered Monsanto to pay $289 million in damages to former school groundskeeper and pest control manager Dewayne Johnson, cannabis growers and environmentalists everywhere […]

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Monopoly Control: Scotts Miracle-Gro Bought Hydroponics Supplier Sunlight Supply — And That’s Troubling. Here’s Why

In a move that’s generating intense alarm among hydroponics retailers and the cannabis grower community, Scotts Miracle-Gro is in the process of buying Sunlight Supply, the hydroponics distributor with a majority North American control of wholesale-supply grow lights, hydroponics nutrients, and gardening supplies. Scotts is reportedly shelling out $450 million for the acquisition of Sunlight […]

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A Light’s Tale: Next-Gen Grow Lights From EYE Hortilux

Thirty years ago, indoor cannabis grow-light options were limited. We had high intensity discharge (HID) metal halide and high-pressure sodium bulbs, fluorescent bulbs, magnetic core and coil ballasts adapted from street lighting, and store-bought lighting products. None of it was designed or designated for horticulture, and certainly not for marijuana plants. These days, there are […]

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Bigger Harvests & More Potent Buds With Double-Ended Grow Lights

Most savvy marijuana growers have heard of the high-yielding high intensity discharge (HID) lighting technology known as double-ended bulbs. You can view internet videos of bloom-phase grow rooms that utilize double-ended (DE) high-pressure sodium bulbs and environmental protocols in which yields exceed three pounds of dry weight buds per 1000-watt bulb. These impressive returns come […]

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Will Scotts Miracle-Gro, Home Depot, and Black Magic Put Hydroponics Stores Out of Business?

I’m a a hydroponics storeowner and marijuana grower. My customers tell me that what I sell in my store, and the cultivation advice we give, helps them be successful growers. Most growers count on their local hydroponics store. But hydroponics stores could disappear in a few years, because of Scotts Miracle-Gro and its subsidiary Hawthorne […]

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Bayer Monsanto Buyout, GMO Marijuana, Corporate Takeover of the Marijuana Industry

The marijuana industry– seeds, hydroponics nutrients, grow gear, grow shops, growers, retailers– is facing a big threat from some of the worst multinational corporations. Here’s the inside story: Bayer, Monsanto, Scotts Miracle-Gro, Gavita, General Hydroponics, Botanicare Bayer, an international corporation with majority control of agricultural, pharmaceuticals, health, and veterinary products markets, just spent billions of […]

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