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Cyber Monday Sale - 25% Off

Cyber Monday Sale - 25% Off

25% off the whole store through Friday, December 4th, 2020. Direct Garden Supply is celebrating the holidays by giving you an automatic 25% Discount on almost everything in the store for Cyber Monday through Friday!! Just shop, and the discounts will automatically appear in your cart for almost all products.  We do have a minimum quantity required for the following manufacturers: Thrive Agritech, minimum quantity is 20 products by Thrive Agritech for the 25% discount. Apply discount code: 25-thrive at checkout for the discount. GrowRay, minimum quantity is 250 products by GrowRay for the 25% discount. Apply discount code: 25-growray at check out for...

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The Absolute Best Beneficial Bacteria for Your Plants

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The Absolute Best Beneficial Bacteria for Your Plants

Using the best beneficial bacteria for plants, you can access an age-old and time-tested function of our world.  Thought to be the oldest organisms on earth, it’s incredible to think that we are only now beginning to understand how exactly bacteria work with plants.  With rapidly advancing research, many products combining beneficial bacteria are now available. These bacterial blends and solutions are based on the mutualistic relationships between plants and bacteria. Adding these to your root systems can boost your plant performance.  With many products available to choose from, how are you supposed to know which is the best for...

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Best Grow Room Cleaners for Healthy, Happy Plants

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Best Grow Room Cleaners for Healthy, Happy Plants

Grow room cleaning has a wide range of practices. Whether you are diligently following a schedule or only attending to your room after a powdery mildew infection, how can you know which method is the best or even which are the best grow room cleaners to use?  We got down to the nitty-gritty to figure out the safest and most effective cleaner. You see, when it comes to cleaning, we would rather not burn out our nose hairs. Or, even worse, jeopardize our plant's health. We want to use the purest, most stable, and safest option on the market.  From burning...

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What Stimulates Root Growth?

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What Stimulates Root Growth?

Healthy root systems lead to healthy plants. Sunlight and water, of course, are essential for plant growth. But do you know what stimulates root growth beneath the surface and keeps roots performing? Do you really know what has been working with plant root systems for millions of years? We have the answer: ancient and microscopic microbes. If you want bigger crops, higher yields, and more robust plant growth you need to know how these highly efficient, typically unseen bacteria and fungi can maximize nutrient absorption for your plants and stimulate root growth. Plus, whether you're working in soil or hydroponics, an...

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The pH Nutrient Chart: Your Guide to Maximize Plant Nutrient Uptake

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The pH Nutrient Chart: Your Guide to Maximize Plant Nutrient Uptake

Water is essential to life as we know it and a useful tool for understanding what’s going on in our garden or farm environment. To truly uncover the mysterious power of water and how it is crucial for nutrient maintenance, we need to measure the pH of the soil or water our plants grow in. You see, pH levels determine whether or not essential mineral nutrients are available for plant uptake, and a pH nutrient chart is our key to finding that optimal, slightly acidic “sweet” spot. There are many pH nutrient charts you can find across the internet. Generally,...

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