Garden Types


How to Prepare the Best Soil for Your Flower Beds How to Prepare the Best Soil for Your Flower Beds How to Prepare the Best Soil for Your Flower Beds How to Prepare the Best Soil for Your Flower Beds


Proper soil preparation not only helps maintain and create a beautiful garden, but it also saves a great amount of water

A Garden Doesn't Always Have to be Perfect! A Garden Doesn't Always Have to be Perfect! A Garden Doesn't Always Have to be Perfect! A Garden Doesn't Always Have to be Perfect!


In a world full of competition, even gardening can become a burden. It doesn’t have to be that way. Biggest and best isn’t necessary, as...

Hydroponics vs. Aquaponics: Which One is Right For You? Hydroponics vs. Aquaponics: Which One is Right For You? Hydroponics vs. Aquaponics: Which One is Right For You? Hydroponics vs. Aquaponics: Which One is Right For You?


It can be difficult to get consensus on whether aquaponics or hydroponics is better. Let’s look at the two systems and learn what some...

4 Major Cities Where Rooftop Bus Gardens Have Sprouted Up 4 Major Cities Where Rooftop Bus Gardens Have Sprouted Up 4 Major Cities Where Rooftop Bus Gardens Have Sprouted Up 4 Major Cities Where Rooftop Bus Gardens Have Sprouted Up


Originally scoffed at, rooftop bus gardens are mobile gardens that are beginning to gain traction worldwide

Why Symbiotic Relationships in Aquaculture Are So Important Why Symbiotic Relationships in Aquaculture Are So Important Why Symbiotic Relationships in Aquaculture Are So Important Why Symbiotic Relationships in Aquaculture Are So Important


If you want your aquaculture system to really flourish, you need more than just fish..

Don't Try to Grow These Plants Hydroponically Don't Try to Grow These Plants Hydroponically Don't Try to Grow These Plants Hydroponically Don't Try to Grow These Plants Hydroponically


There are some crops that just do better in hydro systems, and some that you'll want to avoid even trying to grow

Tips for Growing Spinach, Endive, and Chard Using Hydroponics Tips for Growing Spinach, Endive, and Chard Using Hydroponics Tips for Growing Spinach, Endive, and Chard Using Hydroponics Tips for Growing Spinach, Endive, and Chard Using Hydroponics


Spinach, endive, and chard all have good levels of some well-researched health promoting compounds and are well worth the investment in...

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...

How Hydrogels Can Benefit Your Hydroponic Garden How Hydrogels Can Benefit Your Hydroponic Garden How Hydrogels Can Benefit Your Hydroponic Garden How Hydrogels Can Benefit Your Hydroponic Garden


Hydrogels, strange products that act as a solid even though they absorb vast amounts of liquid, have a wide range of uses in the modern...

Setting Up a Kratky Hydroponics System in 6 Easy Steps Setting Up a Kratky Hydroponics System in 6 Easy Steps Setting Up a Kratky Hydroponics System in 6 Easy Steps Setting Up a Kratky Hydroponics System in 6 Easy Steps


Kratky hydroponics is a soilless growing method that is so simple in its design, it is the perfect introduction into the world of...

How to Start a Square Foot Garden How to Start a Square Foot Garden How to Start a Square Foot Garden How to Start a Square Foot Garden


Mel Bartholomew, construction engineer and efficiency expert, is considered the father of square foot gardening

Can Hydroponics Lead to a Healthier Global Food Supply? Can Hydroponics Lead to a Healthier Global Food Supply? Can Hydroponics Lead to a Healthier Global Food Supply? Can Hydroponics Lead to a Healthier Global Food Supply?


Can hydroponics play a role in providing healthier food, conserving resources, and reducing emissions as the world population

Soil vs. Hydroponics: What Method Grows the Best Plants? Soil vs. Hydroponics: What Method Grows the Best Plants? Soil vs. Hydroponics: What Method Grows the Best Plants? Soil vs. Hydroponics: What Method Grows the Best Plants?


As more of our food and herbs are grown through various hydroponic techniques, the question of which is better: soil vs. hydroponics, comes...

Farming & the City: Starting a Farm in the City Farming & the City: Starting a Farm in the City Farming & the City: Starting a Farm in the City Farming & the City: Starting a Farm in the City


So, you’re thinking about engaging in one of the oldest livelihoods in an area where there is very little arable land? Here's what you need...

Les Urbainculteurs: A Closer Look at Urban Gardening in Quebec Les Urbainculteurs: A Closer Look at Urban Gardening in Quebec Les Urbainculteurs: A Closer Look at Urban Gardening in Quebec Les Urbainculteurs: A Closer Look at Urban Gardening in Quebec


Since 2009, Les Urbainculteurs have worked towards the development of a productive and innovative urban agriculture in the Quebec area

How to Grow 4 Types of Berries Hydroponically How to Grow 4 Types of Berries Hydroponically How to Grow 4 Types of Berries Hydroponically How to Grow 4 Types of Berries Hydroponically


While hydroponic strawberries are not an uncommon crop and are relatively easy to grow, hydroponic blueberries, cranberries, and...

Hydroponics: Top Feeds to Follow on Twitter Hydroponics: Top Feeds to Follow on Twitter Hydroponics: Top Feeds to Follow on Twitter Hydroponics: Top Feeds to Follow on Twitter


Get the latest updates on hydroponics from these top influencers on Twitter

How to Build a Food Forest How to Build a Food Forest How to Build a Food Forest How to Build a Food Forest


Food forest gardening is a hot topic in the permaculture community and among small farmers. But it’s hardly a new idea

Why You Should Choose Cedar for Your Next Garden Bed Project Why You Should Choose Cedar for Your Next Garden Bed Project Why You Should Choose Cedar for Your Next Garden Bed Project Why You Should Choose Cedar for Your Next Garden Bed Project


While there are other options, nothing beats cedar when it comes to building a raised garden bed

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