Talking Shop features in-depth discussions on a wide variety of topics with our experts in the field. Tap the collective knowledge of our HTG Supply retail store managers and master growers for valuable insight on growing methods and techniques, as well as the latest developments in indoor gardening. Join the discussion in Talking Shop today for the insider tips and answers that will put you on the path to the best yields possible!
Published on 05/16/18
Urban gardening involves certain techniques and has some particular issues and those are the parts that need some explaining. Urban gardening as a concept spans across mediums and techniques and tools, but we're going to start with the basics.
Published on 05/07/18
Learning how to make the most efficient use of space in your grow room can pay off handsomely. In this segment, we’ll discuss some tricks and techniques that will help you more out of the space you have to work with.
Published on 04/20/18
Understanding the actual capabilities of any grow light involves accounting for a number of acronymous specifications that can seem like hieroglyphics, even to seasoned growers. In this segment, we’re deciphering the language of light.
Published on 04/06/18
In this segment we’ll cover the basics of beneficial microbes, the roles of different types, and how to use them properly. Plus, take advantage of our featured coupon code for savings on all the small things that will help you get the most out of your garden!
Published on 03/14/18
Transplanting is one of those garden tasks that can be easily overcomplicated if you’re a new grower but somewhat of an afterthought if you have experience. In this segment, we'll dig into transplanting with some reminders as well as tips, tricks and techniques that will help your plants make a smooth transition!
Published on 03/01/18
Hey Growers, it’s time to start getting excited about Spring! Gardeners everywhere are gearing up for “planting season”, and we're here to talk about one of the most important methods of preparing for your grow season – seed starting – AKA seed germination!
Published on 02/16/18
Hey growers, welcome back to Talking Shop with HTG Supply! This week, we're going to be introducing an often-overlooked trick of the pros – supplemental lighting! We'll explain what supplemental lighting is, the different ways it can be used, and how to make it work best for your garden.
Published on 02/01/18
This week, we'll be talking about what goes into growing organically indoors. We'll also cover what the term “organic” actually means, why it's so hotly debated in the industry, and some of things you should look out for if you're trying to keep your products as all-natural as possible, as well as the reasoning behind choosing to (or NOT to) grow organically.
Published on 01/25/18
While many growers correctly focus on nutrients, water and temperature it turns out that improving air in the grow room with CO2 enrichment can actually have one of the biggest returns of all. In this segment, we discuss the effects and benefits of CO2, how you can add it to your indoor garden, as well as tips and tricks for maximizing CO2 effectiveness. Plus, score CO2 savings with our coupon code of the week!
Published on 01/19/18
Nutrient deficiencies in the indoor garden can be complicated to diagnose, but there are a few tricks of the trade that can really help in this area. In this segment, our experts get to the root of common grow room nutrient deficiencies with a little help from Dr. Myers. We’ll show you how to spot them, how to treat them, and how to best avoid them in the first place!
Published on 01/12/18
It is generally understood that plants absorb fertilizer through roots, but even many long-time growers are unaware that plants can also absorb nutrients through their leaves. In the gardening world this is referred to as foliar feeding, and when used as a growing practice, this technique can pay off big in a number of ways. In this segment, our experts cover how foliar feeding works with the do's and don’ts of the method.
Published on 01/05/18
This week, we're taking a step back to admire our work – Our Talking Shop segment for the first week of the new year is a recap of our most popular TS articles of 2017. We were pleasantly surprised by the results so we figured you might want to see them for yourself.