The Growth Blog

How to maximize yields with the Screen of Green method

This article started off titled as “Stop calling your trellis netting a SCROG!” I see so many people using a trellis net above their plants, letting the plant grow straight up through it, and calling it a SCROGnet. SCROG is an acronym for Screen of Green, and has very...

Low-Stress Training (LST)

LOW-STRESS TRAINING AND WHY IT’S CRITICAL TO BIGGER YIELDS!   Low-Stress Training (LST) a cannabis plant is the most basic, yet the most impactful single step you can take to increase yields achieved from a single marijuana plant. While there are certainly...

CheapHomeGrow Interview #1

My very first CheapHomeGrow interview! About 6 or 7 months ago we were at a convention, doing our convention thing and I apparently educated this guy Shane who, unbeknownst to me at the time, was starting up his new podcast CheapHomeGrow. Shane reached out shortly...

Bamboo stakes suck! And they’re probably poisoning you too!

Bamboo stakes suck, and they’re probably poisoning you too!! Besides being kind of straight (more on that later), rigid, and of a fixed length, bamboo stakes can be carrying something nasty from one grow to the next. Bamboo is an outdated solution that needs to find...

CheapHomeGrow Interview

Rob Smith, Inventor, featured on CheapHomeGrow x 2 Back in August I was asked to join my friend Shane on another episode of CheapHomeGrow. Shane is all about interviewing growers of all sizes and kinds in order to help the audience learn how to grow better cannabis at...

GrowCast Interview

Atlas Plant Trainer featured on GrowCast! Back in March, 2018 I had the pleasure of doing my very first podcast interview with Jordan River from GrowCast! When I learned about podcasts I had been growing for about a year, and they quickly became a favorite of mine as...

CannaInsider Interview

Atlas Plant Trainer is featured in CannaInsider! It took me 3 emails and 2 years of trying, but I was humbled and honored when Matt from the CannaInsider podcast asked me to do an interview with him. CannaInsider was another of the first podcasts I subscribed to first...

High Times Article

Atlas Plant Trainer is featured in the May 2018 High Times! Hoooooly!! It’s a dream come true for me and the entire APT team! Our product is in this month’s edition of High Times magazine, found on newsstands everywhere through the first week of June or so. After...

Summer Gardening Game Changers for Small Spaces

Small Garden Ideas for Summer   Looking for small garden ideas to get excited about growing this year?  You’re in the right place! The sun is out and the garden is calling your name. At Atlas Plant Trainer, our garden is our second home. Spending most of...

How to Get Roots in 7 Days (OR LESS!)

Some say it can’t be done. I say I’ve done it time and time again, and in this article, I’m going to walk you through the steps and the materials needed to take cuttings from a mother (or any other vegetative) plant, prepare them for rooting, and get healthy...

How to support your plant

This week’s blog entry we’re going to discuss the many ways you can support your plant. Between our two businesses, I’ve been in and out of a lot of grow spaces and hydroponic shops lately and have seen a lot of creative ways to support your flowering plants and heavy...

How Atlas Plant Trainer came to be…

How Atlas Plant Trainer came to be… One Sunday night, while I stretched out on the living room floor and Danielle was perusing the interwebs on her computer from the couch, it started. The evolution, or revolution, that started that night is now known as Atlas...

5 Top Techniques for Training your Plants!

There are so many ways to increase the size of your harvest, but beyond basic nutrition, there is little that a grower can do that will impact yield more than proper training. Here are the 5 top techniques to train your cannabis plant to grow wider (not taller),...

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