Growing Methods



Can Hydroponics Lead to a Healthier Global Food Supply? Can Hydroponics Lead to a Healthier Global Food Supply? Can Hydroponics Lead to a Healthier Global Food Supply? Can Hydroponics Lead to a Healthier Global Food Supply?


Can hydroponics play a role in providing healthier food, conserving resources, and reducing emissions as the world population

Soil vs. Hydroponics: What Method Grows the Best Plants? Soil vs. Hydroponics: What Method Grows the Best Plants? Soil vs. Hydroponics: What Method Grows the Best Plants? Soil vs. Hydroponics: What Method Grows the Best Plants?


As more of our food and herbs are grown through various hydroponic techniques, the question of which is better: soil vs. hydroponics, comes...

You Tell Us: Good Green Earth Co. You Tell Us: Good Green Earth Co. You Tell Us: Good Green Earth Co. You Tell Us: Good Green Earth Co.


With a focus on composting organic waste, Good Green Earth live up to their name by using centuries-old sustainable biotechnology called...

What You Need to Know Before Starting Your First Microfarm What You Need to Know Before Starting Your First Microfarm What You Need to Know Before Starting Your First Microfarm What You Need to Know Before Starting Your First Microfarm


Microfarms often focus on high-dollar specialty crops because they don’t produce large enough quantities to provide staple veggies like...

The Do's and Don'ts of Foliar Feeding The Do's and Don'ts of Foliar Feeding The Do's and Don'ts of Foliar Feeding The Do's and Don'ts of Foliar Feeding


A commonly overlooked method used in vegetative and flowering stages, foliar feeding allows for nutrients to pass into the vascular system...

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

Why You Should Choose Cedar for Your Next Garden Bed Project Why You Should Choose Cedar for Your Next Garden Bed Project Why You Should Choose Cedar for Your Next Garden Bed Project Why You Should Choose Cedar for Your Next Garden Bed Project


While there are other options, nothing beats cedar when it comes to building a raised garden bed

The Hills Have...Plants? A Closer Look at Hugelkultur The Hills Have...Plants? A Closer Look at Hugelkultur The Hills Have...Plants? A Closer Look at Hugelkultur The Hills Have...Plants? A Closer Look at Hugelkultur


If gardening feels like an overwhelming and back-breaking task, you might want to consider hügelkultur

Handwatering and Drip System Combinations for Outdoor Gardening Handwatering and Drip System Combinations for Outdoor Gardening Handwatering and Drip System Combinations for Outdoor Gardening Handwatering and Drip System Combinations for Outdoor Gardening


Hand-watering and drip systems both have their merits, but combining these techniques gives growers the best of both worlds

The 4 Factors of Vertical Farm Success The 4 Factors of Vertical Farm Success The 4 Factors of Vertical Farm Success The 4 Factors of Vertical Farm Success


Vertical farming can be a confusing space. There are hundreds of farms having a go at farming, dozens of methods being used, and endless...

How to be a Successful Rooftop Gardener How to be a Successful Rooftop Gardener How to be a Successful Rooftop Gardener How to be a Successful Rooftop Gardener


Though perhaps in its infancy in many North American locales, rooftop growing is a well-developed practice elsewhere

How Vertical Farming Works to Maximize Crop Output How Vertical Farming Works to Maximize Crop Output How Vertical Farming Works to Maximize Crop Output How Vertical Farming Works to Maximize Crop Output


Vertical farming is one of the hottest things to happen to agriculture, showing tremendous potential for revolutionizing the field

Top 3 Reasons Why Vertical Farms Fail Top 3 Reasons Why Vertical Farms Fail Top 3 Reasons Why Vertical Farms Fail Top 3 Reasons Why Vertical Farms Fail


?The road to victory is often riddled with failure, especially if you’re trying to learn something new. Chris Michael is here to point out...

6 Steps for Preparing Healthy Soil For Growing Vegetables 6 Steps for Preparing Healthy Soil For Growing Vegetables 6 Steps for Preparing Healthy Soil For Growing Vegetables 6 Steps for Preparing Healthy Soil For Growing Vegetables


You might think it takes a great deal of time to prepare soil for the best gardening. However, there is no need to wait for two years or...

How Do Modular Hydroponic Systems Work? How Do Modular Hydroponic Systems Work? How Do Modular Hydroponic Systems Work? How Do Modular Hydroponic Systems Work?


Modular hydroponics systems are repeatable grow systems that can extend from a small area such as a closet or bedroom to any unlimited...

The Top 7 Mistakes Made By Hydroponic Growers The Top 7 Mistakes Made By Hydroponic Growers The Top 7 Mistakes Made By Hydroponic Growers The Top 7 Mistakes Made By Hydroponic Growers


Dr. Nate Storey’s guide for beginning growers who are interested in operating successful hydroponic systems details seven of the most...

An Introduction to Microponics: How to Create a Tiny Ecosystem in Your Backyard An Introduction to Microponics: How to Create a Tiny Ecosystem in Your Backyard An Introduction to Microponics: How to Create a Tiny Ecosystem in Your Backyard An Introduction to Microponics: How to Create a Tiny Ecosystem in Your Backyard
Hydroponics: Pros and Cons of Hydroponic Gardening Hydroponics: Pros and Cons of Hydroponic Gardening Hydroponics: Pros and Cons of Hydroponic Gardening Hydroponics: Pros and Cons of Hydroponic Gardening


Plants grown hydroponically are of exceedingly high quality, occupy less space, and consume fewer resources than traditional growing...

The Kratky Method is a Simple and Fun Way to Grow The Kratky Method is a Simple and Fun Way to Grow The Kratky Method is a Simple and Fun Way to Grow The Kratky Method is a Simple and Fun Way to Grow


The Kratky Method is a way of hydroponically growing your plants in a container without needing electricity, air stones, pumps, or anything...

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