Kathleen Marshall

Kathleen Marshall has been gardening since she was old enough to hold a shovel. She is a master gardener through the University of Florida and likes to experiment with various types of growing, indoors and out. Her passion is self-reliance. Currently, she resides on a 100-acre homestead with her family, where she works on growing as much of her family's food as possible.

Articles by Kathleen Marshall


Will Hydroponic Crops Ever Become Organic Certified? Will Hydroponic Crops Ever Become Organic Certified? Will Hydroponic Crops Ever Become Organic Certified? Will Hydroponic Crops Ever Become Organic Certified?


Kathleen Marshall explains why certified organic hydroponically grown foods are under scrutiny.

Multi-tasking Bees are the Superheroes of Pest Control Multi-tasking Bees are the Superheroes of Pest Control Multi-tasking Bees are the Superheroes of Pest Control Multi-tasking Bees are the Superheroes of Pest Control


Bees have not only long held a crucial role as large-scale pollinators, they have now been recruited as allies in the grower’s fight...

Taking Charge: Four Things You Need to Control in the Growroom Taking Charge: Four Things You Need to Control in the Growroom Taking Charge: Four Things You Need to Control in the Growroom Taking Charge: Four Things You Need to Control in the Growroom


Being a successful indoor gardener means providing your plants with all of the right growing conditions they need to thrive. Here are some...

Grow Your Own Food Tower Grow Your Own Food Tower Grow Your Own Food Tower Grow Your Own Food Tower


For those with limited space but the desire to grow, a tower garden may be the answer. Tower gardens come with stackable growing pods and...

Grow Lettuce Indoors All Winter Grow Lettuce Indoors All Winter Grow Lettuce Indoors All Winter Grow Lettuce Indoors All Winter


There’s nothing better than biting into a nice, crunchy salad made with homegrown lettuce leaves, but with frost covering the backyard...

How to Grow Plants in Rockwool How to Grow Plants in Rockwool How to Grow Plants in Rockwool How to Grow Plants in Rockwool


For many commercial growers, rockwool is becoming an increasingly popular growing medium. It is also becoming popular for home growers. But...

Why Growers are Crazy for Coco Coir Why Growers are Crazy for Coco Coir Why Growers are Crazy for Coco Coir Why Growers are Crazy for Coco Coir


Coco coir (made from coconuts) is quickly becoming a popular grow medium offering horticulturalists many advantages in the garden. Coir...

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