Growing Methods


Solarium Growrooms: Think Outside the House Solarium Growrooms: Think Outside the House Solarium Growrooms: Think Outside the House Solarium Growrooms: Think Outside the House


Looking to conserve energy this year? Get down to basics and work with Mother Nature.

Cloches to Greenhouses Cloches to Greenhouses Cloches to Greenhouses Cloches to Greenhouses


Cloches, hothouses, cold frames, greenhouses—what’s the difference? Grubbycup explains how all these garden structures can help you to...

Fogponics: A New Spin on Aeroponic Gardens Fogponics: A New Spin on Aeroponic Gardens Fogponics: A New Spin on Aeroponic Gardens Fogponics: A New Spin on Aeroponic Gardens


High-pressure aeroponics (fogponics) is the most efficient way to grow, as determined by NASA, and with today’s technological advancements,...

How Slight Negative Pressure and Keeping a Light Tight Garden Can Help Maximize Yields How Slight Negative Pressure and Keeping a Light Tight Garden Can Help Maximize Yields How Slight Negative Pressure and Keeping a Light Tight Garden Can Help Maximize Yields How Slight Negative Pressure and Keeping a Light Tight Garden Can Help Maximize Yields


Here’s how keeping your garden light tight and under slight negative pressure can respectively maximize production and deter unwanted...

Setting Up a Kratky Hydroponics System in 6 Easy Steps Setting Up a Kratky Hydroponics System in 6 Easy Steps Setting Up a Kratky Hydroponics System in 6 Easy Steps Setting Up a Kratky Hydroponics System in 6 Easy Steps


Kratky hydroponics is a soilless growing method that is so simple in its design, it is the perfect introduction into the world of...

Growing in Tough Soils and Difficult Climates Growing in Tough Soils and Difficult Climates Growing in Tough Soils and Difficult Climates Growing in Tough Soils and Difficult Climates


You might be wondering why your plants are losing their leaves and hardly forming any buds. There’s a good chance your garden soil is not...

Farm to Table: Growing Underground in London Farm to Table: Growing Underground in London Farm to Table: Growing Underground in London Farm to Table: Growing Underground in London


A major street in one of the biggest and busiest capital cities of the world isn’t the obvious place to go looking for a farm. But then...

4 Major Cities Where Rooftop Bus Gardens Have Sprouted Up 4 Major Cities Where Rooftop Bus Gardens Have Sprouted Up 4 Major Cities Where Rooftop Bus Gardens Have Sprouted Up 4 Major Cities Where Rooftop Bus Gardens Have Sprouted Up


Originally scoffed at, rooftop bus gardens are mobile gardens that are beginning to gain traction worldwide.

A Garden Doesn't Always Have to be Perfect! A Garden Doesn't Always Have to be Perfect! A Garden Doesn't Always Have to be Perfect! A Garden Doesn't Always Have to be Perfect!


In a world full of competition, even gardening can become a burden. It doesn’t have to be that way. Biggest and best isn’t necessary, as...

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.

Making Herbs Bigger Through Pinching and Harvesting Making Herbs Bigger Through Pinching and Harvesting Making Herbs Bigger Through Pinching and Harvesting Making Herbs Bigger Through Pinching and Harvesting


Do you want bigger, bushier herb plants in your garden? Here’s how to pinch your plants for fuller growth.

Low Gear Vegetative Growing: Achieve a Tactical Slowdown in Three Easy Steps Low Gear Vegetative Growing: Achieve a Tactical Slowdown in Three Easy Steps Low Gear Vegetative Growing: Achieve a Tactical Slowdown in Three Easy Steps Low Gear Vegetative Growing: Achieve a Tactical Slowdown in Three Easy Steps


People generally start their plants with the goal of allowing them to grow as fast as possible. But sometimes life gets in the way and the...

Introducing...Quackuaponics Introducing...Quackuaponics Introducing...Quackuaponics Introducing...Quackuaponics


Meet a man who has combined aquaponic and hydroponic growing methods to provide an ideal environment for his ducks. He’s called it...

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...

5 Reasons to Bring Your Garden Indoors 5 Reasons to Bring Your Garden Indoors 5 Reasons to Bring Your Garden Indoors 5 Reasons to Bring Your Garden Indoors


With indoor gardening, the possibilities are endless when the elements play no role in deciding the type of garden you choose to grow.

Symptoms of Sick Plants: Warning Signs All New Growers Need to Look Out For Symptoms of Sick Plants: Warning Signs All New Growers Need to Look Out For Symptoms of Sick Plants: Warning Signs All New Growers Need to Look Out For Symptoms of Sick Plants: Warning Signs All New Growers Need to Look Out For


Plants often give off warning signs when they’re not doing well. For new growers, it may be difficult to translate what these signs mean.

How to Use Beneficial Bacteria for Pest and Disease Control in the Grow Room How to Use Beneficial Bacteria for Pest and Disease Control in the Grow Room How to Use Beneficial Bacteria for Pest and Disease Control in the Grow Room How to Use Beneficial Bacteria for Pest and Disease Control in the Grow Room


A growing number of modern horticulturists are learning about and embracing the power of microorganisms.

Want To Go From Hydroponics To Soil? Here's a Quick Guide Want To Go From Hydroponics To Soil? Here's a Quick Guide Want To Go From Hydroponics To Soil? Here's a Quick Guide Want To Go From Hydroponics To Soil? Here's a Quick Guide


There are many reasons why cultivators might transplant their plants from hydroponic systems into soil. Here's how to go about it.

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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