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How to Build a Food Forest How to Build a Food Forest How to Build a Food Forest How to Build a Food Forest


Food forest gardening is a hot topic in the permaculture community and among small farmers. But it’s hardly a new idea

Hydroponics Economics: Pricing Out a Hydroponic System Hydroponics Economics: Pricing Out a Hydroponic System Hydroponics Economics: Pricing Out a Hydroponic System Hydroponics Economics: Pricing Out a Hydroponic System


For many hydro hobbyists, spending money on their passion is a joy, not a burden. After all, it’s what makes you happy. Still, most of us...

Healing Hydroponics: Try Growing These Medicinal Plants Healing Hydroponics: Try Growing These Medicinal Plants Healing Hydroponics: Try Growing These Medicinal Plants Healing Hydroponics: Try Growing These Medicinal Plants


How to grow Hieracium pilosella and Hypericum perforatum hydroponically

How to Deal With Blossom End Rot in the Garden How to Deal With Blossom End Rot in the Garden How to Deal With Blossom End Rot in the Garden How to Deal With Blossom End Rot in the Garden


While the bane of every food grower, the appearance of the dreaded blossom end rot doesn’t have to be a tragedy. Here's how to avoid those...

Natural Pesticides for Your Home Garden Natural Pesticides for Your Home Garden Natural Pesticides for Your Home Garden Natural Pesticides for Your Home Garden


Looking for ways to go au naturel in your garden this season? Here are some pesticides you can make at

Crop Spotlight: Aronia Crop Spotlight: Aronia Crop Spotlight: Aronia Crop Spotlight: Aronia


Aronia, more commonly known as chokeberry, is a native, understory shrub that has been rediscovered in recent years for its use in the...

Shifting Habits, Shifting Minds: Food Waste in the 21st Century Shifting Habits, Shifting Minds: Food Waste in the 21st Century Shifting Habits, Shifting Minds: Food Waste in the 21st Century Shifting Habits, Shifting Minds: Food Waste in the 21st Century


One of the biggest problems facing America in the 21st century is the vast amount of perfectly good food that finds its way into dumpsters...

Grow the Best Strawberries Grow the Best Strawberries Grow the Best Strawberries Grow the Best Strawberries


Strawberries aren’t hard to grow if you get them off to a good start and keep a close eye on them

It’s as Easy as Growing Potatoes in a Barrel It’s as Easy as Growing Potatoes in a Barrel It’s as Easy as Growing Potatoes in a Barrel It’s as Easy as Growing Potatoes in a Barrel


For potatoes, more roots equal more crops, which is why the potato barrel concept works so well. Follow these six steps for growing loads...

Planting by the Moon Planting by the Moon Planting by the Moon Planting by the Moon


Gardening by the lunar cycle is a long-time practice as old as agriculture itself. While it may sound like folklore and superstition, there...

Gardening Up High: A Guide to Rooftop Growing Gardening Up High: A Guide to Rooftop Growing Gardening Up High: A Guide to Rooftop Growing Gardening Up High: A Guide to Rooftop Growing


Urban farming is increasing in popularity as people become more concerned with where their food comes from and how they can have a positive...

Hydroponic Ginger & Turmeric Production Hydroponic Ginger & Turmeric Production Hydroponic Ginger & Turmeric Production Hydroponic Ginger & Turmeric Production


?Bored with growing tomatoes, peppers, and lettuce? Try growing spicy

10 Garden Vegetables that will Benefit Your Body 10 Garden Vegetables that will Benefit Your Body 10 Garden Vegetables that will Benefit Your Body 10 Garden Vegetables that will Benefit Your Body


Eating lots of veggies in general contributes to a healthier lifestyle, but some are better than others. Here are 10 nutrient-dense...

The Wonders of Wheatgrass The Wonders of Wheatgrass The Wonders of Wheatgrass The Wonders of Wheatgrass


Wheatgrass is a good source of potassium, dietary fiber and vitamins A, B6, C, E and K, among other things. And it’s easy to grow at home!...

Can I Grow Cauliflower Hydroponically? Can I Grow Cauliflower Hydroponically? Can I Grow Cauliflower Hydroponically? Can I Grow Cauliflower Hydroponically?


Cauliflower is a member of the brassica family, which also includes kale, cabbage, kohlrabi, Brussels sprouts and broccoli

Make Room for Mint Make Room for Mint Make Room for Mint Make Room for Mint


Forget any preconceived notions you may have about mint, and get to know this versatile, fragrant plant

Out of the Blue: Growing Blue and Purple Potatoes Out of the Blue: Growing Blue and Purple Potatoes Out of the Blue: Growing Blue and Purple Potatoes Out of the Blue: Growing Blue and Purple Potatoes


Purple potatoes boast more health benefits than their white counterparts. The golden rule with any fruit or vegetable is the darker and...

Peak Phosphorus: The Biggest Problem You’ve Never Heard Of Peak Phosphorus: The Biggest Problem You’ve Never Heard Of Peak Phosphorus: The Biggest Problem You’ve Never Heard Of Peak Phosphorus: The Biggest Problem You’ve Never Heard Of


In this day of dwindling resources and overpopulation, the term “peak oil” is often seen in headlines, but have you ever heard of “peak...

I’m Getting Great Results, Should I Change Something? I’m Getting Great Results, Should I Change Something? I’m Getting Great Results, Should I Change Something? I’m Getting Great Results, Should I Change Something?


One of the most common questions I hear new growers ask in my hydroponics shop is whether, after obtaining what they deem to be a good...

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