Greenhouses


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.

Is a Net-Zero Energy Greenhouse Really Possible? Is a Net-Zero Energy Greenhouse Really Possible? Is a Net-Zero Energy Greenhouse Really Possible? Is a Net-Zero Energy Greenhouse Really Possible?


In most of North America, growing year-round in a greenhouse requires substantial heating and cooling. Are net-zero energy greenhouses even...

Best Practices to Keep Your Greenhouse Bug Free Best Practices to Keep Your Greenhouse Bug Free Best Practices to Keep Your Greenhouse Bug Free Best Practices to Keep Your Greenhouse Bug Free


Follow these tips to keep your greenhouse free from undesirable bugs and unsightly pests.

How to Start Your Summer Outdoor Growing Season Earlier How to Start Your Summer Outdoor Growing Season Earlier How to Start Your Summer Outdoor Growing Season Earlier How to Start Your Summer Outdoor Growing Season Earlier


Experienced gardeners know that the sooner plants can be exposed to natural sunlight the better. In northern climates, this can be a tricky...

Choosing the Right Grow Media for Greenhouse Herb and Vegetable Production Choosing the Right Grow Media for Greenhouse Herb and Vegetable Production Choosing the Right Grow Media for Greenhouse Herb and Vegetable Production Choosing the Right Grow Media for Greenhouse Herb and Vegetable Production


Growing media are made of engineered materials designed to provide ideal physical and chemical characteristics for the root environment....

How to Decide Between a Grow Tent and a Grow Room How to Decide Between a Grow Tent and a Grow Room How to Decide Between a Grow Tent and a Grow Room How to Decide Between a Grow Tent and a Grow Room


There are plenty of choices to make when starting a new grow operation, but one of the biggest is deciding on where to house your plants.

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...

Back in Black: The Basics of Light Deprivation Cultivation Back in Black: The Basics of Light Deprivation Cultivation Back in Black: The Basics of Light Deprivation Cultivation Back in Black: The Basics of Light Deprivation Cultivation


Tricking your herbs, vegetables, or flowers into thinking harvest time is approaching through light deprivation can result in more frequent...

Farm to Table: Future Foods Farms Farm to Table: Future Foods Farms Farm to Table: Future Foods Farms Farm to Table: Future Foods Farms


With a large organic farm that raises fish along with produce by using aquaponics, Adam Navidi’s Future Foods Farms also utilizes fruit...

The Power of Raised Garden Beds The Power of Raised Garden Beds The Power of Raised Garden Beds The Power of Raised Garden Beds


If starting a raised garden is on your to-do list, but you aren’t confident in your carpentry skills or thrilled with the idea of bending...

The Basics of Wintertime Greenhouse Gardening The Basics of Wintertime Greenhouse Gardening The Basics of Wintertime Greenhouse Gardening The Basics of Wintertime Greenhouse Gardening


For the industrious gardener it is possible to utilize the winter sun to reap bountiful, sun-fueled harvests in a greenhouse.

Control Your Grow: Comparing Different Types of Growing Environments Control Your Grow: Comparing Different Types of Growing Environments Control Your Grow: Comparing Different Types of Growing Environments Control Your Grow: Comparing Different Types of Growing Environments


Greenhouses allow growers to harness the power of the sun, the No. 1 resource for growing plants. Sealed and non-sealed rooms require the...

Could Drones Be Running Your Greenhouse Soon? Could Drones Be Running Your Greenhouse Soon? Could Drones Be Running Your Greenhouse Soon? Could Drones Be Running Your Greenhouse Soon?


Drones are everywhere these days. For the agricultural community, major headway in research and development could mean greater use of these...

5 Raised Bed Garden Tricks Everyone Should Know 5 Raised Bed Garden Tricks Everyone Should Know 5 Raised Bed Garden Tricks Everyone Should Know 5 Raised Bed Garden Tricks Everyone Should Know


Raised garden beds can be a great solution for soil gardeners tired of spending hours on their knees. Here are some pointers to ensure a...

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.

The Benefits of Geodesic Dome Greenhouses The Benefits of Geodesic Dome Greenhouses The Benefits of Geodesic Dome Greenhouses The Benefits of Geodesic Dome Greenhouses


There are many types of greenhouses to choose from, but geodesic dome-shaped structures offer many benefits over other styles. Geodesic...

Instructions for Growing Tomatoes in the Garden and Greenhouse Instructions for Growing Tomatoes in the Garden and Greenhouse Instructions for Growing Tomatoes in the Garden and Greenhouse Instructions for Growing Tomatoes in the Garden and Greenhouse


Want to grow a full-flavor tomato fruit? A new book from Dr. J. Benton Jones, Jr. called Instructions for Growing Tomatoes in the Garden...

Dialing In Your Greenhouse Dialing In Your Greenhouse Dialing In Your Greenhouse Dialing In Your Greenhouse


For commercial greenhouse growers, providing the optimal growing conditions for plants is vital to success.

Extreme Greenspaces: 21st Century Greenhouses and Urban Gardens Extreme Greenspaces: 21st Century Greenhouses and Urban Gardens Extreme Greenspaces: 21st Century Greenhouses and Urban Gardens Extreme Greenspaces: 21st Century Greenhouses and Urban Gardens


The planet is running out of arable land to feed an ever-increasing population, but that’s not stopping innovative problem solvers from...

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