Garden Types


Hands holding a small lettuce plant in a cup above a hydroponic system. Hands holding a small lettuce plant in a cup above a hydroponic system. Hands holding a small lettuce plant in a cup above a hydroponic system. Hands holding a small lettuce plant in a cup above a hydroponic system.


For growers trying out hydroponics for the first time, choosing the best system can be a daunting task. Are you up for the challenge?

Growing Niche-Market Hydroponic Crops: Ginseng, Bay, and Tarragon Growing Niche-Market Hydroponic Crops: Ginseng, Bay, and Tarragon Growing Niche-Market Hydroponic Crops: Ginseng, Bay, and Tarragon Growing Niche-Market Hydroponic Crops: Ginseng, Bay, and Tarragon


Crops that currently receive the highest returns on local markets include those such as ginseng, bay, tarragon, and saffron, all of which...

Amazing Aloe: Grow Your Own and Beat the Burn Amazing Aloe: Grow Your Own and Beat the Burn Amazing Aloe: Grow Your Own and Beat the Burn Amazing Aloe: Grow Your Own and Beat the Burn


Aloe vera plants make a lush addition to your garden, even if you don’t plan to break off a leaf or two.

How to Plan a Greenhouse Garden How to Plan a Greenhouse Garden How to Plan a Greenhouse Garden How to Plan a Greenhouse Garden


With proper planning and design, a greenhouse can add a whole new dimension to your garden.

Low-Cost Hydroponic Technology: Drawing the Line Between Cost and Function Low-Cost Hydroponic Technology: Drawing the Line Between Cost and Function Low-Cost Hydroponic Technology: Drawing the Line Between Cost and Function Low-Cost Hydroponic Technology: Drawing the Line Between Cost and Function


For growers who would like to get into hydroponics, cost or complexity need not be an issue.

How Soilless Agriculture Differs from Soil-based Agriculture How Soilless Agriculture Differs from Soil-based Agriculture How Soilless Agriculture Differs from Soil-based Agriculture How Soilless Agriculture Differs from Soil-based Agriculture


Whether plants are grown using soilless or soil methods, all crops require essential nutrients to grow. But is one method of delivering...

Hydroponic Hops Hydroponic Hops Hydroponic Hops Hydroponic Hops


Hops are not the first thing one thinks of when considering a hydroponic crop, but as Lynette Morgan explains, they are increasingly in...

Hydro Systems Hydroponics Hydro Systems Hydroponics Hydro Systems Hydroponics Hydro Systems Hydroponics


If you’re thinking about building your own at-home hydroponic system, your best bets are either a nutrient film technique setup or an ebb...

Garden Everywhere! Creative Spaces for Your Next Indoor Garden Garden Everywhere! Creative Spaces for Your Next Indoor Garden Garden Everywhere! Creative Spaces for Your Next Indoor Garden Garden Everywhere! Creative Spaces for Your Next Indoor Garden


There is always room to grow, even if you live in an apartment or every spare room in your house is spoken for!

Adventures In Vertical Gardening Adventures In Vertical Gardening Adventures In Vertical Gardening Adventures In Vertical Gardening


If you can’t grow across due to a lack of space, try growing up. Vertical gardens are easy to set up and maintain just by applying the...

Organic and Hydroponic Food Safety Organic and Hydroponic Food Safety Organic and Hydroponic Food Safety Organic and Hydroponic Food Safety


As many as 76 million people in the United States report coming in contact with some form of foodborne illness every year. Of this, around...

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,...

light deprivation greenhouse light deprivation greenhouse light deprivation greenhouse light deprivation greenhouse


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...

hydroponic equipment leaks hydroponic equipment leaks hydroponic equipment leaks hydroponic equipment leaks


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...

Grindo: Indoor Quality, Outdoor Quantity, Greenhouse Grown Grindo: Indoor Quality, Outdoor Quantity, Greenhouse Grown Grindo: Indoor Quality, Outdoor Quantity, Greenhouse Grown Grindo: Indoor Quality, Outdoor Quantity, Greenhouse Grown


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....

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