Garden Types


Control Your Grow: Comparing Different Types of Growing Environments Control Your Grow: Comparing Different Types of Growing Environments Control Your Grow: Comparing Different Types of Growing Environments Control Your Grow: Comparing Different Types of Growing Environments


Greenhouses allow growers to harness the power of the sun, the No. 1 resource for growing plants. Sealed and non-sealed rooms require the...

Flushing Out the Truth in a Controlled Indoor Growing Environment Flushing Out the Truth in a Controlled Indoor Growing Environment Flushing Out the Truth in a Controlled Indoor Growing Environment Flushing Out the Truth in a Controlled Indoor Growing Environment


What’s all the fuss with flushing? Water or nutes? What’s best?

How to Create a Bag Garden How to Create a Bag Garden How to Create a Bag Garden How to Create a Bag Garden


A bag garden is ideal for those with little time and even less space.

Open or Closed: What System is Best for You? Open or Closed: What System is Best for You? Open or Closed: What System is Best for You? Open or Closed: What System is Best for You?


Open and closed hydroponic systems both have their own pros and cons and suitability for different growing situations and inputs.

Close-up of a bee about to land on a sunflower. Close-up of a bee about to land on a sunflower. Close-up of a bee about to land on a sunflower. Close-up of a bee about to land on a sunflower.


Pollinators are on the decline, but by planting the right plants and providing shelter and water, you can help them make a comeback.

The Future of Hydroponic Crop Production: The Membrane Meniscus Method The Future of Hydroponic Crop Production: The Membrane Meniscus Method The Future of Hydroponic Crop Production: The Membrane Meniscus Method The Future of Hydroponic Crop Production: The Membrane Meniscus Method


The membrane meniscus method is an innovative hydroponic growing method that proponents say has the potential to drastically change the way...

Growing Hydroponic Strawberries Growing Hydroponic Strawberries Growing Hydroponic Strawberries Growing Hydroponic Strawberries


Whether grown indoors or outdoors in sunlight, hydroponic cultivation offers strawberry growers many advantages.

Succulents Succulents Succulents Succulents


Monica Mansfield shares her secrets for growing these increasingly popular plants.

Hydroponic Grapes Hydroponic Grapes Hydroponic Grapes Hydroponic Grapes


Like many fruiting plants, grapes respond well to the controlled nutrition and climatic advantages of protected cultivation and produce...

Ebb and Flow Hydroponic Systems Ebb and Flow Hydroponic Systems Ebb and Flow Hydroponic Systems Ebb and Flow Hydroponic Systems


An ebb and flow hydroponic system maximizes nutrient uptake and available oxygen in the root zone. Here's how these systems work and why...

Greenhouse at sunset Greenhouse at sunset Greenhouse at sunset Greenhouse at sunset


You may be surprised to learn there are several different materials you can glaze your greenhouse with.

The Kratky Method: A Simple and Fun Way to Grow The Kratky Method: A Simple and Fun Way to Grow The Kratky Method: A Simple and Fun Way to Grow The Kratky Method: A Simple and Fun Way to Grow


The Kratky Method is a way of hydroponically growing your plants in a container without needing electricity, air stones, pumps, or anything...

How to Customize Your Own Organic Potting Mix How to Customize Your Own Organic Potting Mix How to Customize Your Own Organic Potting Mix How to Customize Your Own Organic Potting Mix


Customizing your organic potting mix is a great way to ensure your plants receive the best nourishment possible.

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...

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