Garden Types


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...

ph control ph control ph control ph control


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....

manure manure manure manure


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

vertical farms vertical farms vertical farms vertical farms


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...

INdoor grow environment INdoor grow environment INdoor grow environment INdoor grow environment


There are many factors that make controlled environment agriculture more environmentally friendly than traditional agriculture. Lee Allen...

Solarium Growrooms: Think Outside the House Solarium Growrooms: Think Outside the House Solarium Growrooms: Think Outside the House Solarium Growrooms: Think Outside the House


Looking to conserve energy this year? Get down to basics and work with Mother Nature.

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.

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...

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,...

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...

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