Plant Types


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Winter doesn’t have to be cold and lonely. Planting certain fruits, vegetables, and flowers together is a natural way to improve plant...

Pollinator Pollinator Pollinator Pollinator


What plants should you use to attract pollinators to your garden? Barbara Shaw gives her advice.

The Best Hydroponic Systems for Lily Production The Best Hydroponic Systems for Lily Production The Best Hydroponic Systems for Lily Production The Best Hydroponic Systems for Lily Production


Lilies are a beautiful and popular flower that can be very effectively grown hydroponically, but all systems are not created equal. Which...

How to Care for Your Holiday Poinsettia Year-Round How to Care for Your Holiday Poinsettia Year-Round How to Care for Your Holiday Poinsettia Year-Round How to Care for Your Holiday Poinsettia Year-Round


With good care, a poinsettia plant can maintain its beauty for much longer than the Christmas season.

The Art of Harvesting Hydro Hops The Art of Harvesting Hydro Hops The Art of Harvesting Hydro Hops The Art of Harvesting Hydro Hops


Hydroponic hops aren’t new, but growing them in nutrient-rich solutions is.

How to Grow Tubers, Bulbs, and Root Crops Using Hydroponics How to Grow Tubers, Bulbs, and Root Crops Using Hydroponics How to Grow Tubers, Bulbs, and Root Crops Using Hydroponics How to Grow Tubers, Bulbs, and Root Crops Using Hydroponics


We tend to treat potatoes, onions, carrots, and similar root and tuber crops as cheap commodity vegetables, but they have far more...

How Plant Hormones Work How Plant Hormones Work How Plant Hormones Work How Plant Hormones Work


Plants, just like humans and all other living things, make hormones to fulfill their natural functions.

What Plants You Can Grow Even When It's Snowing Outside What Plants You Can Grow Even When It's Snowing Outside What Plants You Can Grow Even When It's Snowing Outside What Plants You Can Grow Even When It's Snowing Outside


Just as evergreens keep their summer color while under a blanket of snow, some vegetables and flowers can thrive while buried under the...

Improving the Flavor of Crops with Photoperiodism Improving the Flavor of Crops with Photoperiodism Improving the Flavor of Crops with Photoperiodism Improving the Flavor of Crops with Photoperiodism


Understanding your plants’ photosynthesis requirements and matching them to proper lighting affects taste and nutrition in your hydroponic...

How to Grow Oyster Mushrooms at Home How to Grow Oyster Mushrooms at Home How to Grow Oyster Mushrooms at Home How to Grow Oyster Mushrooms at Home


It should come as no surprise that the number of people who are crazy for oyster mushrooms is dramatically increasing. After all, they so...

Peas, Beans, and Peanuts: How to Grow Legumes Hydroponically Peas, Beans, and Peanuts: How to Grow Legumes Hydroponically Peas, Beans, and Peanuts: How to Grow Legumes Hydroponically Peas, Beans, and Peanuts: How to Grow Legumes Hydroponically


While dried lentils are cheap enough to buy at the grocery store, fresh legumes have a place in your hydroponic garden.

Cool-Climate Plants and Cold-Weather Protection Options for Your Outdoor Garden Cool-Climate Plants and Cold-Weather Protection Options for Your Outdoor Garden Cool-Climate Plants and Cold-Weather Protection Options for Your Outdoor Garden Cool-Climate Plants and Cold-Weather Protection Options for Your Outdoor Garden


We share a few tips on what and where to plant in the fall and how to protect your plants from temperatures that are too cold.

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...

17 Tips for Growing Your Own Tomatoes 17 Tips for Growing Your Own Tomatoes 17 Tips for Growing Your Own Tomatoes 17 Tips for Growing Your Own Tomatoes


Here are the top 17 tips to consider when growing your own organic tomatoes at home.

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.

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...

Things to Consider Before Growing Hops Hydroponically Things to Consider Before Growing Hops Hydroponically Things to Consider Before Growing Hops Hydroponically Things to Consider Before Growing Hops Hydroponically


Hop crops are in big demand these days, but can they be grown hydroponically? Let's take a look.

11 Medicinal Plants You Can Grow at Home 11 Medicinal Plants You Can Grow at Home 11 Medicinal Plants You Can Grow at Home 11 Medicinal Plants You Can Grow at Home


You don't need to have a garden in order to grow plants, you just need to choose the right plant to grow.

From Imperfect to Perfect: An Introduction to Different Types of Flowers From Imperfect to Perfect: An Introduction to Different Types of Flowers From Imperfect to Perfect: An Introduction to Different Types of Flowers From Imperfect to Perfect: An Introduction to Different Types of Flowers


Here are 16 different types of flowers to serve as an introduction to the world of flowering plants.

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