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Back to Eden: The Fruit is Sweeter When You Break the Rules Back to Eden: The Fruit is Sweeter When You Break the Rules Back to Eden: The Fruit is Sweeter When You Break the Rules Back to Eden: The Fruit is Sweeter When You Break the Rules


Fertilizer, water, and digging are cornerstones of any garden. So, how is it that Paul Gautschi breaks these conventions and still manages...

Balancing Act: Understanding the Ups and Downs of pH Balancing Act: Understanding the Ups and Downs of pH Balancing Act: Understanding the Ups and Downs of pH Balancing Act: Understanding the Ups and Downs of pH


The best growers have the basics of horticulture down pat. One of the most important basics is understanding pH

Not Just for Festivals: Beer Gardens Can Help Plants Thrive Not Just for Festivals: Beer Gardens Can Help Plants Thrive Not Just for Festivals: Beer Gardens Can Help Plants Thrive Not Just for Festivals: Beer Gardens Can Help Plants Thrive


Beer, one of America’s favorite alcoholic beverages, can be used for more than a tailgate or night on the town. Bryan Traficante explains...

10 Facts on Buffers 10 Facts on Buffers 10 Facts on Buffers 10 Facts on Buffers


The term buffer is used in a lot of ways. In general usage, it suggests a cushion or barrier of some kind between two zones. Chemically,...

Perlite in the Garden: To Use or Not to Use? Perlite in the Garden: To Use or Not to Use? Perlite in the Garden: To Use or Not to Use? Perlite in the Garden: To Use or Not to Use?


Though tiny, a grain of perlite can be mighty. Frank Rauscher digs deep to outline the benefits and drawbacks that lightweight perlite can...

What Grow Medium Is Right For You? What Grow Medium Is Right For You? What Grow Medium Is Right For You? What Grow Medium Is Right For You?


Matt LeBannister discusses the attributes of various hydroponic grow mediums and which systems they are ideal for

How to Customize Your Own Organic Potting Mix How to Customize Your Own Organic Potting Mix How to Customize Your Own Organic Potting Mix How to Customize Your Own Organic Potting Mix


Customizing your organic potting mix is a great way to ensure your plants receive the best nourishment possible

Soup Up Your Soil with Kelp Molasses Guano Soup Up Your Soil with Kelp Molasses Guano Soup Up Your Soil with Kelp Molasses Guano Soup Up Your Soil with Kelp Molasses Guano


What do kelp, molasses, and guano have in common? Well, it’s kind of a long story, but simply put, they are all organic ingredients that...

Become a Grow Media Master! How to Grow Like a Pro with the Right Substrate Become a Grow Media Master! How to Grow Like a Pro with the Right Substrate Become a Grow Media Master! How to Grow Like a Pro with the Right Substrate Become a Grow Media Master! How to Grow Like a Pro with the Right Substrate


At a time when many hobby growers are taking steps towards becoming professional growers, it is important to understand that successful...

10 Ways to Make our Garden Bloom on a Budget 10 Ways to Make our Garden Bloom on a Budget 10 Ways to Make our Garden Bloom on a Budget 10 Ways to Make our Garden Bloom on a Budget


Don’t fret if you don’t have an endless budget to help bring your garden to bloom. There are plenty of money-saving tips you can use to...

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