Garden Types


Size Matters: Choosing Pots for Your Container Garden Size Matters: Choosing Pots for Your Container Garden Size Matters: Choosing Pots for Your Container Garden Size Matters: Choosing Pots for Your Container Garden


Container gardening is a tried and tested method of gardening that has several advantages over other methods, including increased mobility,...

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Using light deprivation can speed up plant growth and flowering by helping control the photoperiod but, as Eric Hopper tells us, you need...

Hydroponic Citrus Hydroponic Citrus Hydroponic Citrus Hydroponic Citrus


Often overlooked in hydroponic growing, many citrus varieties make for excellent indoor growing cultivars and reward horticulturists with...

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When you work with water, pumps, and pressure, you’re eventually going to have leaks. The risk of springing a leak in your hydro system can...

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In a greenhouse, you have the ability to cultivate plants efficiently with indoor quality and outdoor quantity while greatly reducing your...

The Do's and Don’ts of Container Gardening The Do's and Don’ts of Container Gardening The Do's and Don’ts of Container Gardening The Do's and Don’ts of Container Gardening


Keeping plants happy in a container requires care and attention by the gardener as they must provide everything to keep the plant healthy.

Soil Garden Automation Soil Garden Automation Soil Garden Automation Soil Garden Automation


While automation is a huge part of indoor growing, outdoor soil cultivators can also take advantage of technologies like controllers and...

Indoor Herb Gardens Indoor Herb Gardens Indoor Herb Gardens Indoor Herb Gardens


While home (and garden) ownership these days is unattainable for many it doesn’t mean apartment dwellers can’t reap some gardening rewards....

Why More Growers are Switching to Fabric Pots Why More Growers are Switching to Fabric Pots Why More Growers are Switching to Fabric Pots Why More Growers are Switching to Fabric Pots


Container gardening is not a new concept, but the types of containers that offer the ability to produce unprecedented amounts of food are...

Hydroponic Nutrient Management Hydroponic Nutrient Management Hydroponic Nutrient Management Hydroponic Nutrient Management


When you choose to grow hydroponically, it becomes your responsibility to ensure your plants are receiving what they need to be healthy and...

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For horticulturists using pH control systems, any type of failure can be devastating to a crop. Philip McIntosh looks at what can go wrong...

NFT NFT NFT NFT


NFT systems can present problems — for both home and commercial growers — if they aren’t monitored properly.

Deep water culture Deep water culture Deep water culture Deep water culture


Deep water culture hydroponics is a great method for fast growing, heavy yielding crops. It’s accessible to new growers, but it’s not...

Beneficial microbes Beneficial microbes Beneficial microbes Beneficial microbes


Understanding the benefits of microbial life in the rhizosphere of your hydroponic plants will go a long way toward growing healthy,...

Putting Nutrient Film Technique to the Test Putting Nutrient Film Technique to the Test Putting Nutrient Film Technique to the Test Putting Nutrient Film Technique to the Test


Since it was developed more than 30 years ago, the benefits of the nutrient film technique hydroponic growing system have been highly...

Growing-Garlic Growing-Garlic Growing-Garlic Growing-Garlic


Garlic is a great vegetable to plant in the late fall. It’ll grow over the winter months and be ready for harvesting the following summer....

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Manure is known to be an effective fertilizer in the garden, but there is considerable science behind effective application.

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With an anticipated worldwide food shortage coming in 30 years, vertical farms might be a way to help increase the food supply. Sally Nex...

Good Greenhouse Hygiene Good Greenhouse Hygiene Good Greenhouse Hygiene Good Greenhouse Hygiene


Plants are more likely to thrive in a clean environment. Make it your goal this spring to carry out these simple sanitary measures in your...

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