Plant Types


Pantry Prep: Preserving Homegrown Herbs Pantry Prep: Preserving Homegrown Herbs Pantry Prep: Preserving Homegrown Herbs Pantry Prep: Preserving Homegrown Herbs


Many herbs will thrive in indifferent soil and reward you with plenty of leaves, flowers and seeds.

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...

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...

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.

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.

Stunning Succulents Stunning Succulents Stunning Succulents Stunning Succulents


Succulents are plants with thick, fleshy water storage organs that have adapted to survive arid, desert-like climates throughout the world.

Bringing in the Harvest Bringing in the Harvest Bringing in the Harvest Bringing in the Harvest


There are many techniques for harvesting various fruits and vegetables and, in many cases, there is more than one correct way to properly...

How to Overwinter Your Pepper Plants How to Overwinter Your Pepper Plants How to Overwinter Your Pepper Plants How to Overwinter Your Pepper Plants


Many gardeners regard pepper plants as being annuals, but, with a little pepper winter care indoors, you can keep your pepper plants for...

Getting Hoppy Getting Hoppy Getting Hoppy Getting Hoppy


Hops, the female flowers of the plant Humulus lupulus, are best known for the bitter, tangy flavor they lend to beer. Kyle Ladenburger has...

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...

Blushing Hydroponic Tomatoes Blushing Hydroponic Tomatoes Blushing Hydroponic Tomatoes Blushing Hydroponic Tomatoes


Many of us are familiar with the benefits of eating locally and seasonally. Fortunately, by taking advantage of the technology used in...

Drying and Smoking Harvests: How to Improve Longevity and Flavor Drying and Smoking Harvests: How to Improve Longevity and Flavor Drying and Smoking Harvests: How to Improve Longevity and Flavor Drying and Smoking Harvests: How to Improve Longevity and Flavor


So, you have been bulking up your knowledge and skills as a grower, and your garden has produced more than you could possibly use. You find...

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...

Hemp and Weed Hemp and Weed Hemp and Weed Hemp and Weed


Are hemp and marijuana the same or are they different things? The truth is somewhere in the middle. Chris Bond takes the time to lay it out...

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.

Growing Peace Lilies as Houseplants Growing Peace Lilies as Houseplants Growing Peace Lilies as Houseplants Growing Peace Lilies as Houseplants


When it comes to indoor plants, peace lily plants are some of the easiest to care for. But, while their care is easy, proper growing...

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