Garden Types


Common Nutrient Additives Common Nutrient Additives Common Nutrient Additives Common Nutrient Additives


When it comes to nutrient additives, there are a lot of options available for growers. But, as Grubbycup explains, it is important to know...

What’s the Problem? Hydroponic Troubleshooting What’s the Problem? Hydroponic Troubleshooting What’s the Problem? Hydroponic Troubleshooting What’s the Problem? Hydroponic Troubleshooting


Many of the problems we encounter in a hydroponic garden are fairly easy to identify. But sometimes the problem plaguing your plants isn’t...

Photograph of a hydroponic pepper plant. Photograph of a hydroponic pepper plant. Photograph of a hydroponic pepper plant. Photograph of a hydroponic pepper plant.


A sharp divergence in what individuals consider “organic” has emerged.

How to Grow Aquatic Crops Hydroponically How to Grow Aquatic Crops Hydroponically How to Grow Aquatic Crops Hydroponically How to Grow Aquatic Crops Hydroponically


Aquatic plants are easy to grow in modified hydroponic systems and provide both great indoor displays and exotic food crops to tempt the...

Leaf lettuce growing in an outdoor hydroponic system Leaf lettuce growing in an outdoor hydroponic system Leaf lettuce growing in an outdoor hydroponic system Leaf lettuce growing in an outdoor hydroponic system


While designed for indoor growing, outdoor hydroponic systems can provide solutions to problems such as diminishing arable land, water...

Grower in a hydroponic garden using a dropper to add a sample of nutrient solution to a vial. Grower in a hydroponic garden using a dropper to add a sample of nutrient solution to a vial. Grower in a hydroponic garden using a dropper to add a sample of nutrient solution to a vial. Grower in a hydroponic garden using a dropper to add a sample of nutrient solution to a vial.


While we know hydroponics can provide advanced and balanced plant nutrition, sometimes a little reassurance or detective work is required...

The Top 7 Mistakes Made By Hydroponic Growers The Top 7 Mistakes Made By Hydroponic Growers The Top 7 Mistakes Made By Hydroponic Growers The Top 7 Mistakes Made By Hydroponic Growers


Dr. Nate Storey’s guide for beginning growers who are interested in operating successful hydroponic systems details seven of the most...

Photograph of squash and other plants growing in an outdoor garden bed. Photograph of squash and other plants growing in an outdoor garden bed. Photograph of squash and other plants growing in an outdoor garden bed. Photograph of squash and other plants growing in an outdoor garden bed.


Permaculture utilizes connections between plants, insects, animals, and soil biology to create a thriving ecosystem with minimal input from...

A Crash Course in Container Gardening A Crash Course in Container Gardening A Crash Course in Container Gardening A Crash Course in Container Gardening


Take advantage of this crash course on container gardening, so you’ll know what to ask the next time you’re at the store making your...

Close up image of saffron flowers. Close up image of saffron flowers. Close up image of saffron flowers. Close up image of saffron flowers.


Saffron is not difficult to grow indoors and saffron bulbs are readily obtainable at the right time of year for those who want to grow some...

Lettuce plants growing in a hydroponic system. Lettuce plants growing in a hydroponic system. Lettuce plants growing in a hydroponic system. Lettuce plants growing in a hydroponic system.


Whether or not to flush is not the question. This is as true for your personal bathroom habits as it is for your hydroponic system —...

Extreme Greenspaces: 21st Century Greenhouses and Urban Gardens Extreme Greenspaces: 21st Century Greenhouses and Urban Gardens Extreme Greenspaces: 21st Century Greenhouses and Urban Gardens Extreme Greenspaces: 21st Century Greenhouses and Urban Gardens


The planet is running out of cultivable land to feed an ever-increasing population, but that’s not stopping innovative problem solvers from...

Lettuce plants growing in a hydroponic system Lettuce plants growing in a hydroponic system Lettuce plants growing in a hydroponic system Lettuce plants growing in a hydroponic system


In hydroponic systems, it’s not uncommon to see extremely lush vegetative growth at the expense of fruit yields, or plants that take...

Roots of a hydroponic lettuce plant. Roots of a hydroponic lettuce plant. Roots of a hydroponic lettuce plant. Roots of a hydroponic lettuce plant.


While growers often focus on the visible portion of their plants—the stems, leaves, flowers and fruit—there’s a whole world of things going...

Essential Components for Starting an Indoor Garden Essential Components for Starting an Indoor Garden Essential Components for Starting an Indoor Garden Essential Components for Starting an Indoor Garden


The first step to a healthy, vibrant indoor garden is to build a growroom with the hardware required to ensure plants are supplied with the...

Physiological Disorders of Indoor Gardens Physiological Disorders of Indoor Gardens Physiological Disorders of Indoor Gardens Physiological Disorders of Indoor Gardens


Indoor gardening offers to plants conditions that are fully under the gardener’s control. So, when physiological disorders strike, they can...

Contain Yourself: Seven Reasons to Consider Container Gardening Contain Yourself: Seven Reasons to Consider Container Gardening Contain Yourself: Seven Reasons to Consider Container Gardening Contain Yourself: Seven Reasons to Consider Container Gardening


If you’ve grown something in a Styrofoam cup as a child you’ve already done some container gardening—but there’s a whole world of new...

Get Snackin’: Salty and Savory Hydroponic Crops Get Snackin’: Salty and Savory Hydroponic Crops Get Snackin’: Salty and Savory Hydroponic Crops Get Snackin’: Salty and Savory Hydroponic Crops


Whether you’re sitting down with friends to watch a movie or you’ve got holiday guests over, impress everybody with some tasty snack foods...

How To Grow Your Own Hydroponic Lettuce Year-Round How To Grow Your Own Hydroponic Lettuce Year-Round How To Grow Your Own Hydroponic Lettuce Year-Round How To Grow Your Own Hydroponic Lettuce Year-Round


Growing your own hydroponic lettuce is easier than you might think and is bound to save you a lot of money in the long-term. Here's how to...

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