Plant Types


A Smarter Way to Select, Store and Process Stem Cuttings A Smarter Way to Select, Store and Process Stem Cuttings A Smarter Way to Select, Store and Process Stem Cuttings A Smarter Way to Select, Store and Process Stem Cuttings


Unlike cloning herbaceous plants, woody cuttings require slightly different consideration. Here’s how to properly select, store and process...

Nex_Climbing-Plants Nex_Climbing-Plants Nex_Climbing-Plants Nex_Climbing-Plants


While climbing plants are opportunists, giving them the right conditions in your garden or grow system will help them thrive instead of...

Fragrant Houseplants Fragrant Houseplants Fragrant Houseplants Fragrant Houseplants


Indoor gardens look and taste great, but don’t forget they can also smell amazing. So, why not treat your nose to some sweet-smelling...

COLDWEATHERCOMPANION COLDWEATHERCOMPANION COLDWEATHERCOMPANION COLDWEATHERCOMPANION


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

Fertilizers: What’s for Dinner? Fertilizers: What’s for Dinner? Fertilizers: What’s for Dinner? Fertilizers: What’s for Dinner?


What exactly is a fertilizer and how do you know what’s in it? There are so many conflicting claims and so much confusing information out...

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...

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.

Tips & Tricks for Caring for Your Christmas Tree Tips & Tricks for Caring for Your Christmas Tree Tips & Tricks for Caring for Your Christmas Tree Tips & Tricks for Caring for Your Christmas Tree


For those who opt for a cut or living Christmas tree during the holiday season, the care and culture of the tree while it is indoors is...

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.

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.

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...

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...

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.

Grow Lettuce Indoors All Winter Grow Lettuce Indoors All Winter Grow Lettuce Indoors All Winter Grow Lettuce Indoors All Winter


There’s nothing better than biting into a nice, crunchy salad made with homegrown lettuce leaves, but with frost covering the backyard...

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 Extend the Life of Your Harvested Crops How to Extend the Life of Your Harvested Crops How to Extend the Life of Your Harvested Crops How to Extend the Life of Your Harvested Crops


After setting up the perfect environment for your crops and maintaining every growroom parameter to the letter, you’ll find that the most...

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.

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...

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