By replacing yours with a colorful, fragrant pollinator garden, you’ll be helping birds and pollinator insects and you won’t have to spend a moment mowing.
This Valentine's Day, try combining gardening and romance by giving your sweetheart a stunning plant.
Here is everything you need to know to be a confident and successful cutting expert.
Matt LeBannister takes us through the various phases of a plant’s life and wonders who’s using who in the survival game.
The scraps of vegetables that are thrown away after making a soup or casserole can actually be utilized and transformed into a healthy garden with very little effort.
Matt LeBannister answers some of the most common questions he gets from customers in the hydroponics shop.
Millions of beneficial microbes live in and around your plants’ roots and root zone. Even though you can’t see them, these little guys can make or break your garden.
Container gardening is a tried and tested method of gardening that has several advantages over other methods, including increased mobility, excellent drainage and fewer...
Phosphorus is a nutrient that all living creatures require for life. But what exactly does it do for your plants, and how should you use it in the garden?
In the quest for a sustainable future, it is not enough to simply grow our own food. We must also grow in a knowledgeable, responsible and environmentally friendly way...
Beneath every great plant there’s a healthy root system. Matt LeBannister takes you through the basic information you’ll need to know to maintain root health in your...
For many growers, their gardening practices falls under the old adage of “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” However, as Matt LeBannister points out, change can help make...
Think you know what all those numbers on a product's label are all about? Read on to discover what might have been deliberately left out of the equation.
Matt LeBannister discusses the attributes of various hydroponic grow mediums and which systems they are ideal for.
A pH pen is a tried-and-true piece of equipment every serious gardener should own and know how to use.
A journal can help a gardener keep track of the progress of plants and compare the results of using different techniques, tools and nutrients.
With so many types of grow lights on the market these days, those labels on the store shelves can start to look a bit like alphabet soup rather than anything meaningful.
Read on to discover a simple technique that will allow you to produce your very own homemade organic fertilizer while eliminating waste from landfills.
It’s becoming increasingly evident that we’re going to run out of sustainable fish stocks in the years ahead—is aquaponics really a viable solution?
Maintain your indoor gardening reservoir’s ideal temperature and you’ll soon be watching your plants thrive.
Deep water culture is a method of growing plants hydroponically where the plant's roots are suspended in a solution of nutrient-rich, oxygenated water. Here's everything...
If you are not ventilating the room, expelling stale air, bringing in fresh air and keeping the temperature and CO2 at a plant friendly level, you might actually be...
The following article is a great primer on how to start growing sprouts and microgreens over the winter months. It’s easy to do and the results taste great!
One of the most pleasurable reasons to grow plants indoors is the fresh smells that certain plants bring into your home.
Every plant starts out as a seed or clone. Eventually the seedlings and cuttings will outgrow their starter cube/disk or container and need to be transplanted into a...
Aeroponics is a method of hydroponic gardening that grows plants in an air or mist environment.
Why people are taking back their space and realizing the benefits (personal and environmental) of urban gardening.
CO2 enrichment can dramatically improve your overall grow, but did you know that your choice of lighting can affect this process?
As hydroponic gardeners already, we all understand the importance of conserving water—a hydroponic garden uses less water than a traditional, soil-based garden, and many...
Indoor gardening requires quite a bit of equipment and costs can add up quickly. Here are some items every grower already has lying around the house that can be easily...
Supplying your plants with sufficient lighting is crucial to the success of your indoor gardening adventures. Here’s how to get the most lighting for your buck.
For the LED light distance from the canopy top question, I would have to say the rule of thumb for lights is generally to keep them 1 foot...
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