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Seed Varieties and Cultivator Genetics: Know Your Origins! Seed Varieties and Cultivator Genetics: Know Your Origins! Seed Varieties and Cultivator Genetics: Know Your Origins! Seed Varieties and Cultivator Genetics: Know Your Origins!


When it comes to selecting and testing the genetics of seeds, it’s important to do your homework

5 Reasons to Start Your Own Bee Colony 5 Reasons to Start Your Own Bee Colony 5 Reasons to Start Your Own Bee Colony 5 Reasons to Start Your Own Bee Colony


Beekeeping is all the buzz. However, if you aren’t convinced to give it a go yet, here are five reasons you should consider starting a bee...

Vegetable Growing Hacks for Your Best Haul Ever Vegetable Growing Hacks for Your Best Haul Ever Vegetable Growing Hacks for Your Best Haul Ever Vegetable Growing Hacks for Your Best Haul Ever


From plastic forks, coffee filters, diapers, and eggshells, there are many common household items that can help you out in the garden,...

What You Need to Know About Transplanting Your Young Plants What You Need to Know About Transplanting Your Young Plants What You Need to Know About Transplanting Your Young Plants What You Need to Know About Transplanting Your Young Plants


Transplanting can extend a plant’s growing season and protect young and delicate plants while avoiding the cooler weather outside

The Subtle Art of Hardening Off Your Seedlings The Subtle Art of Hardening Off Your Seedlings The Subtle Art of Hardening Off Your Seedlings The Subtle Art of Hardening Off Your Seedlings


They’ve been nurtured inside where it is warm and cozy, but it’s time to prepare your seedlings for a transition to the comparatively harsh...

The Birds and the Bees of Hydroponics: How to Pollinate Plants The Birds and the Bees of Hydroponics: How to Pollinate Plants The Birds and the Bees of Hydroponics: How to Pollinate Plants The Birds and the Bees of Hydroponics: How to Pollinate Plants


Pollination and the resulting fruit set are vital processes for many common hydroponic crops, and an indoor garden can pose challenges to...

The Light That Binds: Lighting for Young Plants The Light That Binds: Lighting for Young Plants The Light That Binds: Lighting for Young Plants The Light That Binds: Lighting for Young Plants


Of all the equipment used in an indoor garden, the lighting system is the equipment that should be given the most consideration

Growing from Seed Using Containers Growing from Seed Using Containers Growing from Seed Using Containers Growing from Seed Using Containers


Many gardeners prefer to start seeds in an egg carton (or even in the eggshells themselves), in a seed cell pack, in peat pots, or in small...

Achieving Plug Plant Perfection Achieving Plug Plant Perfection Achieving Plug Plant Perfection Achieving Plug Plant Perfection


Plug plants production present many challenges to growers. Seedlings are sensitive, plug volume is small and any mistake might cause...

Same Plant, Different Pots Same Plant, Different Pots Same Plant, Different Pots Same Plant, Different Pots


Plants that share the same DNA can be produced, creating on-demand identical twins (almost)

How to Grow Mustard Seeds How to Grow Mustard Seeds How to Grow Mustard Seeds How to Grow Mustard Seeds


Mustard seed plants are normally grown from seed, but can be grown from seedlings as well. Any mustard plant grown for greens can also be...

Techniques for Terrific Transplanting Techniques for Terrific Transplanting Techniques for Terrific Transplanting Techniques for Terrific Transplanting


Every plant starts out as a seed or clone. Eventually the seedlings and cuttings will outgrow their starter cube/disk or container and need...

When And How to Transplant Seedlings into the Garden When And How to Transplant Seedlings into the Garden When And How to Transplant Seedlings into the Garden When And How to Transplant Seedlings into the Garden


Transplanting tender, young seedlings into your outdoor garden too early or too late can have dire consequences for those plants you so...

Soaking Seeds: A How-To Soaking Seeds: A How-To Soaking Seeds: A How-To Soaking Seeds: A How-To


Sometimes it seems to take forever for seeds to germinate. Want to speed up the process? Try soaking them first

Cheap n Easy Starts: How to Germinate Seeds at Home Cheap n Easy Starts: How to Germinate Seeds at Home Cheap n Easy Starts: How to Germinate Seeds at Home Cheap n Easy Starts: How to Germinate Seeds at Home


Buying plants is expensive, but if you learn how to germinate seeds, you’ll never have to worry about spending too much for plant starts...

Ultimate Seed Feminizer: Colloidal Silver Ultimate Seed Feminizer: Colloidal Silver Ultimate Seed Feminizer: Colloidal Silver Ultimate Seed Feminizer: Colloidal Silver


When the time comes to plant seeds, most farmers would prefer to use feminized seeds. To ensure seed feminization, most people resort to...

Achieving Maximum Yields With the Sea of Green Growing Method Achieving Maximum Yields With the Sea of Green Growing Method Achieving Maximum Yields With the Sea of Green Growing Method Achieving Maximum Yields With the Sea of Green Growing Method


Sea of Green (SOG) is a common indoor growing technique that according to legend was developed in Holland in the 1970s. Now it is a popular...

Cloning for the Commons Cloning for the Commons Cloning for the Commons Cloning for the Commons


Cloning is a satisfying, rapid and economic way to multiply favorite plants, producing exact copies of the parent with the same desirable...

Let’s Talk About Plant Sex Let’s Talk About Plant Sex Let’s Talk About Plant Sex Let’s Talk About Plant Sex


At a certain stage in every plant’s life cycle, all the plant wants to do is get busy and make lots of babies so its genes carry on. But...

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