Garden Types


Applying Green Principles to Hydroponic Growing Applying Green Principles to Hydroponic Growing Applying Green Principles to Hydroponic Growing Applying Green Principles to Hydroponic Growing


Organic products are not the only way to go green in the garden. Making your system more efficient, while challenging, is another way.

Defining Malnutrition in DWC Hydroponic Systems Defining Malnutrition in DWC Hydroponic Systems Defining Malnutrition in DWC Hydroponic Systems Defining Malnutrition in DWC Hydroponic Systems


From ‘more is more’ to ‘less is more’, deep water culture growers are now settling in the middle when it comes to plant nutrition.

Making the Most of a Container Garden Making the Most of a Container Garden Making the Most of a Container Garden Making the Most of a Container Garden


Today’s style of container gardening offers urban growers more variety than ever before. With so many varieties to choose from, growers can...

What Makes a Good Gardening Potting Mix? What Makes a Good Gardening Potting Mix? What Makes a Good Gardening Potting Mix? What Makes a Good Gardening Potting Mix?


It can be difficult to navigate the world of soilless growing mixes without knowing a thing or two about what different mixes are made of...

Fogponics: A New Spin on Aeroponic Gardens Fogponics: A New Spin on Aeroponic Gardens Fogponics: A New Spin on Aeroponic Gardens Fogponics: A New Spin on Aeroponic Gardens


High-pressure aeroponics (fogponics) is the most efficient way to grow, as determined by NASA, and with today’s technological advancements,...

Brassica Brassica Brassica Brassica


No longer your run-of-the-mill cauliflower and broccoli best consumed under heaps of cheese sauce, modern brassicas are colourful,...

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...

5 of the Easiest Crops to Grow in Small Spaces 5 of the Easiest Crops to Grow in Small Spaces 5 of the Easiest Crops to Grow in Small Spaces 5 of the Easiest Crops to Grow in Small Spaces


Here's how to grow your own private garden no matter where you live. Start off by choosing the most suitable edible plants that can be...

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...

Growing in Tough Soils and Difficult Climates Growing in Tough Soils and Difficult Climates Growing in Tough Soils and Difficult Climates Growing in Tough Soils and Difficult Climates


You might be wondering why your plants are losing their leaves and hardly forming any buds. There’s a good chance your garden soil is not...

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...

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.

Hydroponic Disenfecting Hydroponic Disenfecting Hydroponic Disenfecting Hydroponic Disenfecting


A sure-fire way to quickly kill hydroponic plants is through pathogens in the water supply. By keeping water clean, growers can practice...

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.

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...

Classroom Garden Classroom Garden Classroom Garden Classroom Garden


The key to running a successful school-based hydroponic and garden project is knowledge. Without it, limited budgets (and cut corners) can...

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.

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...

Taking Control Using Control Systems Taking Control Using Control Systems Taking Control Using Control Systems Taking Control Using Control Systems


Right now there is a newer type of technology practically becoming essential for growing. All in all, control systems are a part of the...

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