Crop Harvest


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.

What to Do at the End of the Summer Gardening Season What to Do at the End of the Summer Gardening Season What to Do at the End of the Summer Gardening Season What to Do at the End of the Summer Gardening Season


It’s easy to abandon the garden while you’re busy preserving your harvests, but do not forget to prepare your garden space for the next...

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...

What Needs to be Done in Between Crop Rotations What Needs to be Done in Between Crop Rotations What Needs to be Done in Between Crop Rotations What Needs to be Done in Between Crop Rotations


When growing in soil, crop rotation has historically been one of the best ways to reduce insect pressure, reduce incidences of disease, and...

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...

Pass the Pruners: How to Control Plant Growth Pass the Pruners: How to Control Plant Growth Pass the Pruners: How to Control Plant Growth Pass the Pruners: How to Control Plant Growth


Ever since plants were first cultivated for food or ornamental value, growers have been snipping, shaping, trimming and tying to achieve...

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...

Harvest Hoedown Harvest Hoedown Harvest Hoedown Harvest Hoedown


The best part about growing your own fruits and veggies is the part where you get to eat all of the food you labored to grow. Shannon McKee...

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...

Preparing the Next Patch Preparing the Next Patch Preparing the Next Patch Preparing the Next Patch


Some would argue that right after the end of the harvest is when the hardest work for a grower begins, because after harvesting the current...

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...

Grooming Your Garden for Fall Grooming Your Garden for Fall Grooming Your Garden for Fall Grooming Your Garden for Fall


It’s the end of another big growing season, and the soil, plants, shrubs and trees that call your backyard home are ready for some down...

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How, exactly, do you measure the success of your cannabis garden? There are several ways to track and calculate your cannabis yields and...

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...

Gardening for Geeks: By the Numbers Gardening for Geeks: By the Numbers Gardening for Geeks: By the Numbers Gardening for Geeks: By the Numbers


Some gardeners are very artistic in their approach to gardening, in that they are content to estimate and remember which years had good...

An Organic Primer Part I An Organic Primer Part I An Organic Primer Part I An Organic Primer Part I


Soil building, cover cropping, companion planting and crop rotation are some of the hallmark practices of organic gardening. But what else...

Top Vegetables to Grow Throughout Winter Top Vegetables to Grow Throughout Winter Top Vegetables to Grow Throughout Winter Top Vegetables to Grow Throughout Winter


There are many veggies that will flourish over winter, ensuring you make the most of your outdoor garden year-round.

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