Garden Types


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...

The Top 7 Mistakes Made By Hydroponic Growers The Top 7 Mistakes Made By Hydroponic Growers The Top 7 Mistakes Made By Hydroponic Growers The Top 7 Mistakes Made By Hydroponic Growers


Dr. Nate Storey’s guide for beginning growers who are interested in operating successful hydroponic systems details seven of the most...

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...

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