Storing and Preserving


Plants That Say I Love You Plants That Say I Love You Plants That Say I Love You Plants That Say I Love You


This Valentine's Day, try combining gardening and romance by giving your sweetheart a stunning plant.

Drying and Smoking Harvests: How to Improve Longevity and Flavor Drying and Smoking Harvests: How to Improve Longevity and Flavor Drying and Smoking Harvests: How to Improve Longevity and Flavor Drying and Smoking Harvests: How to Improve Longevity and Flavor


So, you have been bulking up your knowledge and skills as a grower, and your garden has produced more than you could possibly use. You find...

Pantry Prep: Preserving Homegrown Herbs Pantry Prep: Preserving Homegrown Herbs Pantry Prep: Preserving Homegrown Herbs Pantry Prep: Preserving Homegrown Herbs


Many herbs will thrive in indifferent soil and reward you with plenty of leaves, flowers and seeds.

How to Extend the Life of Your Harvested Crops How to Extend the Life of Your Harvested Crops How to Extend the Life of Your Harvested Crops How to Extend the Life of Your Harvested Crops


After setting up the perfect environment for your crops and maintaining every growroom parameter to the letter, you’ll find that the most...

Grow Your Own Food Indoors Grow Your Own Food Indoors Grow Your Own Food Indoors Grow Your Own Food Indoors


There has been a resurgence in gardening lately, as more Millennials decide to pick up the spade and get planting.

The Magnificent World of Microgreens The Magnificent World of Microgreens The Magnificent World of Microgreens The Magnificent World of Microgreens


Baby-leaf lettuces, microgreens and sprouts are not only easy and fast to grow, but they also pack a hefty nutritional punch and the trays...

10 Helpful Post-Harvest Hints 10 Helpful Post-Harvest Hints 10 Helpful Post-Harvest Hints 10 Helpful Post-Harvest Hints


There is nothing more rewarding than bringing in the fruits of your hard labor.

Harvest Hoedown Harvest Hoedown Harvest Hoedown Harvest Hoedown


The best part about growing your own fruits and veggies is the part where you get to eat all of the food you labored to grow. Shannon McKee...

Preserving It Right Preserving It Right Preserving It Right Preserving It Right


There’s gardening, and then there’s harvesting. The two pastimes go hand in hand for most successful green thumbs. Will you be canning,...

Bringing in the Harvest Bringing in the Harvest Bringing in the Harvest Bringing in the Harvest


There are many techniques for harvesting various fruits and vegetables and, in many cases, there is more than one correct way to properly...

The Micro Revolution: Growing Hydroponic Microgreens The Micro Revolution: Growing Hydroponic Microgreens The Micro Revolution: Growing Hydroponic Microgreens The Micro Revolution: Growing Hydroponic Microgreens


With just days between seed germination and harvest for many varieties and ideal for small spaces, microgreens are increasing in popularity...

Getting Hoppy Getting Hoppy Getting Hoppy Getting Hoppy


Hops, the female flowers of the plant Humulus lupulus, are best known for the bitter, tangy flavor they lend to beer. Kyle Ladenburger has...

Spear a Thought for Asparagus Spear a Thought for Asparagus Spear a Thought for Asparagus Spear a Thought for Asparagus


While asparagus is often shipped long distances to provide a year-round supply of this delicacy, nothing beats locally harvested spears -...

A Delicacy From the Dark: Hydroponic Forcing of Witloof A Delicacy From the Dark: Hydroponic Forcing of Witloof A Delicacy From the Dark: Hydroponic Forcing of Witloof A Delicacy From the Dark: Hydroponic Forcing of Witloof


Belgian endive, also known as witloof, is unlike any other vegetable grown hydroponically and its unique value and sophisticated flavor are...

Aromatic Adventures: Growing Exotic Herbs and Spices Hydroponically Aromatic Adventures: Growing Exotic Herbs and Spices Hydroponically Aromatic Adventures: Growing Exotic Herbs and Spices Hydroponically Aromatic Adventures: Growing Exotic Herbs and Spices Hydroponically


Many people value the distinctive flavors that herbs and spices from faraway places add to a dish and the good news is many of these...

Try Growing Your Own Wasabi Try Growing Your Own Wasabi Try Growing Your Own Wasabi Try Growing Your Own Wasabi


Wasabi, an Asian plant with a strong flavor has gained popularity in recent years. Turns out, the semi-aquatic plant is well suited to...

In the Land of Giants In the Land of Giants In the Land of Giants In the Land of Giants


Way, way back in the prehistoric days of living giants, plants were huge. Today, Erik Biksa offers tips on how you can bring that...

Homegrown Groceries: An Argument for Indoor Food Production Homegrown Groceries: An Argument for Indoor Food Production Homegrown Groceries: An Argument for Indoor Food Production Homegrown Groceries: An Argument for Indoor Food Production


There are a few reasons why growing one’s own food is becoming more of a necessity.

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