Growing Methods


NFT SYSTEM NFT SYSTEM NFT SYSTEM NFT SYSTEM


If it’s simplicity, low cost, and maximum yields you are after in a hydroponic system, NFT could be the system for you.

Nutrients Nutrients Nutrients Nutrients


When it comes to feeding, indoor and outdoor plants generally need the same nutrients. There are, however, some significant differences in...

Hydroponic Nutrients Hydroponic Nutrients Hydroponic Nutrients Hydroponic Nutrients


While hydroponic water culture systems can produce big results, you must work to get those optimal results. One of most important things to...

Essential Oils Essential Oils Essential Oils Essential Oils


More and more, gardeners are turning to essential oils to help combat fungal disease and nasty pests like spider mites. Monica Mansfield...

Grow Room Grow Room Grow Room Grow Room


Hydroponics is not a one-size-fits-all endeavor. There are many different systems, add-ons, and tools you can choose from to customize your...

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If you have ever grown a houseplant, you can grow greens. Chris Bond goes through some of the different locales and tricks to try to make...

Photosynthesis: The Power of Light Photosynthesis: The Power of Light Photosynthesis: The Power of Light Photosynthesis: The Power of Light


Photosynthesis powers life on Earth. The word has Greek roots, with Photo being “light” and Synthesis being “put together.” Barb Shaw puts...

Organic hydroponics Organic hydroponics Organic hydroponics Organic hydroponics


Until November of 2017, growers debated the organic certification of hydroponics. Now, the verdict is in.

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Supermarket produce has a reputation for being bland, but your backyard bounty could share the same boring fate if you’re not careful. Here...

Lab to Home Gardens: Countertop Tissue Culture Lab to Home Gardens: Countertop Tissue Culture Lab to Home Gardens: Countertop Tissue Culture Lab to Home Gardens: Countertop Tissue Culture


Just as hydroponics was once the tool of scientists until growers modified the technology for their own use, tissue culture is now being...

Rooftop Gardening Rooftop Gardening Rooftop Gardening Rooftop Gardening


Urban gardening often means unique locations. Bryan Traficante looks at the rooftop option.

5 Growing Mediums and Their Benefits 5 Growing Mediums and Their Benefits 5 Growing Mediums and Their Benefits 5 Growing Mediums and Their Benefits


You've decided to grow something, but have you thought about what you're going to grow it in? Today, we look at 5 different options, and...

Profile: Las Milpitas de Cottonwood Farm in Tucson, Arizona Profile: Las Milpitas de Cottonwood Farm in Tucson, Arizona Profile: Las Milpitas de Cottonwood Farm in Tucson, Arizona Profile: Las Milpitas de Cottonwood Farm in Tucson, Arizona


Community gardens are a great idea, and when done correctly, can bring communities together. This is the case in Tucson's Las Milpitas de...

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.

The Many Ways to Use Diatomaceous Earth in the Garden The Many Ways to Use Diatomaceous Earth in the Garden The Many Ways to Use Diatomaceous Earth in the Garden The Many Ways to Use Diatomaceous Earth in the Garden


Diatomaceous earth is an incredibly versatile material that helps with prodigious root systems, silica uptake, and pest control.

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...

Organic Gardening Practices You Can Implement Indoors Organic Gardening Practices You Can Implement Indoors Organic Gardening Practices You Can Implement Indoors Organic Gardening Practices You Can Implement Indoors


Sustainable gardening is steadily becoming more popular in traditional, outdoor settings. However, as Eric Hopper explains, it’s possible...

Tips for Growing Plants in a Hydroponic Wick System Tips for Growing Plants in a Hydroponic Wick System Tips for Growing Plants in a Hydroponic Wick System Tips for Growing Plants in a Hydroponic Wick System


Wick systems are cheap and easy to set up, but they can take a lifetime to master. Here are a few tips.

Grow Food, Not Lawns with the Fleet Farming Method Grow Food, Not Lawns with the Fleet Farming Method Grow Food, Not Lawns with the Fleet Farming Method Grow Food, Not Lawns with the Fleet Farming Method


Fleet Farming began with one goal: to reduce pollution by helping homeowners transform their lawns into sustainable food gardens.

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