Garden Types


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...

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...

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...

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...

Hydroponic farmer tending to lettuce Hydroponic farmer tending to lettuce Hydroponic farmer tending to lettuce Hydroponic farmer tending to lettuce


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

The Top 10 Reasons Why Your Aquaponic System Isn’t Cycling The Top 10 Reasons Why Your Aquaponic System Isn’t Cycling The Top 10 Reasons Why Your Aquaponic System Isn’t Cycling The Top 10 Reasons Why Your Aquaponic System Isn’t Cycling


Having trouble getting your aquaponic system to cycle? Consult Sylvia Bernstein's following checklist to help identify the problem and...

Transplanting From Aeroponics Transplanting From Aeroponics Transplanting From Aeroponics Transplanting From Aeroponics


Transplanting plants from an aeroponics system into another growing medium can be risky business.

The Impact of Hard and Soft Water in the Growroom The Impact of Hard and Soft Water in the Growroom The Impact of Hard and Soft Water in the Growroom The Impact of Hard and Soft Water in the Growroom


When growing indoors we often hear about hard water and soft water, but do you really know what the difference between the two is?

The Ups and Downs of Garden Fads The Ups and Downs of Garden Fads The Ups and Downs of Garden Fads The Ups and Downs of Garden Fads


Gardening has been around a long time, and gardens have seen no shortage of fads and fashions come and go over the years.

Plants in Pots: 5 Things to Think About When Choosing a Container Plants in Pots: 5 Things to Think About When Choosing a Container Plants in Pots: 5 Things to Think About When Choosing a Container Plants in Pots: 5 Things to Think About When Choosing a Container


Starting up your first container garden? Here are five tips to help you pick your pots.

Vertically Inclined: An Introduction to Vertical Farming Vertically Inclined: An Introduction to Vertical Farming Vertically Inclined: An Introduction to Vertical Farming Vertically Inclined: An Introduction to Vertical Farming


With agricultural lands becoming scarcer and scarcer, commercial farmers are looking up for ways to maximize production in a limited...

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