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Is a Net-Zero Energy Greenhouse Really Possible? Is a Net-Zero Energy Greenhouse Really Possible? Is a Net-Zero Energy Greenhouse Really Possible? Is a Net-Zero Energy Greenhouse Really Possible?


In most of North America, growing year-round in a greenhouse requires substantial heating and cooling. Are net-zero energy greenhouses even...

Automating Your Indoor Garden Automating Your Indoor Garden Automating Your Indoor Garden Automating Your Indoor Garden


The tools for automating a growroom are becoming simpler and simpler to incorporate into our systems, freeing up a lot of our time. Which...

Consistency is the Key to Your Plant's Heart Consistency is the Key to Your Plant's Heart Consistency is the Key to Your Plant's Heart Consistency is the Key to Your Plant's Heart


Plants are a diverse bunch with a wide variety of optimal needs. Thankfully, however, they all have one thing in common: a love a...

Understanding Air Purification and Activated Carbon Filters Understanding Air Purification and Activated Carbon Filters Understanding Air Purification and Activated Carbon Filters Understanding Air Purification and Activated Carbon Filters


Activated carbon filters capture odor-causing vapors and take them out of circulation. Considering using these filters in your growroom?...

Moving Plants Inside for the Winter: What You Need to Know Moving Plants Inside for the Winter: What You Need to Know Moving Plants Inside for the Winter: What You Need to Know Moving Plants Inside for the Winter: What You Need to Know


Just because mornings are becoming frosty doesn’t mean your gardening season is over.

Cool-Climate Plants and Cold-Weather Protection Options for Your Outdoor Garden Cool-Climate Plants and Cold-Weather Protection Options for Your Outdoor Garden Cool-Climate Plants and Cold-Weather Protection Options for Your Outdoor Garden Cool-Climate Plants and Cold-Weather Protection Options for Your Outdoor Garden


We share a few tips on what and where to plant in the fall and how to protect your plants from temperatures that are too cold.

How to Tell a Quality Inline Grow Room Fan from a Cheap Knock Off How to Tell a Quality Inline Grow Room Fan from a Cheap Knock Off How to Tell a Quality Inline Grow Room Fan from a Cheap Knock Off How to Tell a Quality Inline Grow Room Fan from a Cheap Knock Off


If you’re considering installing inline grow room fans, read this first to make sure you end up with high-quality equipment instead of...

The Benefits of Geodesic Dome Greenhouses The Benefits of Geodesic Dome Greenhouses The Benefits of Geodesic Dome Greenhouses The Benefits of Geodesic Dome Greenhouses


There are many types of greenhouses to choose from, but geodesic dome-shaped structures offer many benefits over other styles. Geodesic...

Aquaponics for the Frozen Tundra Part III: Choosing Plants and Fish Aquaponics for the Frozen Tundra Part III: Choosing Plants and Fish Aquaponics for the Frozen Tundra Part III: Choosing Plants and Fish Aquaponics for the Frozen Tundra Part III: Choosing Plants and Fish


A look at which plants and fish thrive in the cold, and how to raise them all successfully.

3 Simple Ways to Winterize Your Grow Room 3 Simple Ways to Winterize Your Grow Room 3 Simple Ways to Winterize Your Grow Room 3 Simple Ways to Winterize Your Grow Room


As the cool fall weather slowly morphs into wintertime cold, indoor gardeners need to slim down on their cooling equipment and bulk up on...

Aquaponics for the Frozen Tundra: Part I Aquaponics for the Frozen Tundra: Part I Aquaponics for the Frozen Tundra: Part I Aquaponics for the Frozen Tundra: Part I


So, you’ve always wanted to try an outdoor aquaponic set-up, but it’s wintertime and you live in a place where fish and veggies would...

Extending The Growing Season Extending The Growing Season Extending The Growing Season Extending The Growing Season


The days are getting shorter and the temperatures are plummeting. While this would normally signal the end of the outdoor growing season...

Automation in the Growroom Automation in the Growroom Automation in the Growroom Automation in the Growroom


Frankly, the time you devote to babysitting your growroom is counter-productive to the life your systems are supposed to be making easier....

Raise the Roof... and the Floor Raise the Roof... and the Floor Raise the Roof... and the Floor Raise the Roof... and the Floor


In a prior article on indoor greenhouses, Casey Jones Fraser mentioned raising grow tents off of the floor. If you don’t know how to...

What Grow Tent is Right for You? What Grow Tent is Right for You? What Grow Tent is Right for You? What Grow Tent is Right for You?


Using a grow tent can take your indoor gardening efforts to the next level. A dedicated enclosure like a grow tent provides excellent...

Optimal Nutrient Reservoir Parameters - Understanding the Heart of Your System Optimal Nutrient Reservoir Parameters - Understanding the Heart of Your System Optimal Nutrient Reservoir Parameters - Understanding the Heart of Your System Optimal Nutrient Reservoir Parameters - Understanding the Heart of Your System


Getting the nutrient solution just right is important to ensure a successful, thriving garden. Read on to learn how to make your nutrient...

The Year-Round Greenhouse The Year-Round Greenhouse The Year-Round Greenhouse The Year-Round Greenhouse


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...

T5 Grow Lights: What You Need to Know T5 Grow Lights: What You Need to Know T5 Grow Lights: What You Need to Know T5 Grow Lights: What You Need to Know


T5 fluorescent grow lights are energy efficient and provide consistent levels of light to all of the plants within their reach. Whether...

Is Root Zone Heating Really Necessary? Is Root Zone Heating Really Necessary? Is Root Zone Heating Really Necessary? Is Root Zone Heating Really Necessary?


What are you actually doing when you heat your root zones? The science behind keeping your roots warm and cozy.

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