The Year-Round Greenhouse

June 2012
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You’ll need different things from your greenhouse in the hot summer months than you will in the depths of winter—read on for some useful information before you buy or build…
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How Much Water is too Much?

August 2012
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Should you be watering your plants once a day? Probably not, if they’re cacti! In truth, different plants and different soils need different watering regimens…here’s a general guide. Too much, not enough, too often or too seldom—these are concerns I hear from growers all the time regarding watering practices. The…
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  With so many premixed organic potting soils on the market, who would want to make their own? Here, Eric Hopper offers some advice to all the do-it-yourselfers out there (and anyone else who wants to get their hands dirty) on how to mix their own organic potting soil… People…
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  If you’ve grown something in a Styrofoam cup as a child you’ve already done some container gardening—but there’s a whole world of new possibilities out there for today’s grower…
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One of the most crucial elements in deciding how good your crops will taste is sulfur—but only if it is delivered to your plants in a form they can use…
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The Red and the Blue of It

August 2012
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  Many gardeners have always known the technical advantages of LEDs, but the high initial cost can be a deterrent. However, as the price of LED lighting continues to drop, maybe it’s time to take a closer look at this technology…   The technical advantages of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) lights—low…
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