Growing Methods


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

Cool-Climate Plants and Cold-Weather Protection Options for Your Outdoor Garden Cool-Climate Plants and Cold-Weather Protection Options for Your Outdoor Garden Cool-Climate Plants and Cold-Weather Protection Options for Your Outdoor Garden Cool-Climate Plants and Cold-Weather Protection Options for Your Outdoor Garden


We share a few tips on what and where to plant in the fall and how to protect your plants from temperatures that are too cold

Food and the Final Frontier: How Researchers Intend to Grow Plants in Space Food and the Final Frontier: How Researchers Intend to Grow Plants in Space Food and the Final Frontier: How Researchers Intend to Grow Plants in Space Food and the Final Frontier: How Researchers Intend to Grow Plants in Space


Here is a closer look at one program in Arizona experimenting with controlled-environment growing for space travel

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...

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

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...

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...

How Hydrogels Can Benefit Your Hydroponic Garden How Hydrogels Can Benefit Your Hydroponic Garden How Hydrogels Can Benefit Your Hydroponic Garden How Hydrogels Can Benefit Your Hydroponic Garden


Hydrogels, strange products that act as a solid even though they absorb vast amounts of liquid, have a wide range of uses in the modern...

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...

How to Start a Square Foot Garden How to Start a Square Foot Garden How to Start a Square Foot Garden How to Start a Square Foot Garden


Mel Bartholomew, construction engineer and efficiency expert, is considered the father of square foot gardening

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...

Farming & the City: Starting a Farm in the City Farming & the City: Starting a Farm in the City Farming & the City: Starting a Farm in the City Farming & the City: Starting a Farm in the City


So, you’re thinking about engaging in one of the oldest livelihoods in an area where there is very little arable land? Here's what you need...

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

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