Container Gardening


Enhance Your Plant's Root System Enhance Your Plant's Root System Enhance Your Plant's Root System Enhance Your Plant's Root System


What you see in a plant’s foliage is almost always the result of what is going on in the soil. When there are issues with soil quality,...

Ebb and Flow Hydroponic Systems Ebb and Flow Hydroponic Systems Ebb and Flow Hydroponic Systems Ebb and Flow Hydroponic Systems


An ebb and flow hydroponic system maximizes nutrient uptake and available oxygen in the root zone. Here's how these systems work and why...

Greenhouse at sunset Greenhouse at sunset Greenhouse at sunset Greenhouse at sunset


You may be surprised to learn there are several different materials you can glaze your greenhouse with.

Growing Peace Lilies as Houseplants Growing Peace Lilies as Houseplants Growing Peace Lilies as Houseplants Growing Peace Lilies as Houseplants


When it comes to indoor plants, peace lily plants are some of the easiest to care for. But, while their care is easy, proper growing...

8 Crop Micronutrients Growers Can't Ignore 8 Crop Micronutrients Growers Can't Ignore 8 Crop Micronutrients Growers Can't Ignore 8 Crop Micronutrients Growers Can't Ignore


Understanding the small role each micronutrient plays in the garden will help prevent gardeners from overlooking their importance.

Close up image of saffron flowers. Close up image of saffron flowers. Close up image of saffron flowers. Close up image of saffron flowers.


Saffron is not difficult to grow indoors and saffron bulbs are readily obtainable at the right time of year for those who want to grow some...

Contain Yourself: Seven Reasons to Consider Container Gardening Contain Yourself: Seven Reasons to Consider Container Gardening Contain Yourself: Seven Reasons to Consider Container Gardening Contain Yourself: Seven Reasons to Consider Container Gardening


If you’ve grown something in a Styrofoam cup as a child you’ve already done some container gardening—but there’s a whole world of new...

Row of Christmas trees on a farm. Row of Christmas trees on a farm. Row of Christmas trees on a farm. Row of Christmas trees on a farm.


For those who opt for a cut or living Christmas tree during the holiday season, the care and culture of the tree while it is indoors is...

The Top 10 Reasons Why Your Aquaponic System Isn’t Cycling The Top 10 Reasons Why Your Aquaponic System Isn’t Cycling The Top 10 Reasons Why Your Aquaponic System Isn’t Cycling The Top 10 Reasons Why Your Aquaponic System Isn’t Cycling


Having trouble getting your aquaponic system to cycle? Consult Sylvia Bernstein's following checklist to help identify the problem and...

Transplanting From Aeroponics Transplanting From Aeroponics Transplanting From Aeroponics Transplanting From Aeroponics


Transplanting plants from an aeroponics system into another growing medium can be risky business.

Plants in Pots: 5 Things to Think About When Choosing a Container Plants in Pots: 5 Things to Think About When Choosing a Container Plants in Pots: 5 Things to Think About When Choosing a Container Plants in Pots: 5 Things to Think About When Choosing a Container


Starting up your first container garden? Here are five tips to help you pick your pots.

Vertically Inclined: An Introduction to Vertical Farming Vertically Inclined: An Introduction to Vertical Farming Vertically Inclined: An Introduction to Vertical Farming Vertically Inclined: An Introduction to Vertical Farming


With agricultural lands becoming scarcer and scarcer, commercial farmers are looking up for ways to maximize production in a limited...

10 Ways to Save $$$ at the Grow Shop 10 Ways to Save $$$ at the Grow Shop 10 Ways to Save $$$ at the Grow Shop 10 Ways to Save $$$ at the Grow Shop


Visiting your favorite grow store doesn't have to be expensive. Although gardening can end up costing a pretty penny, you can lower you...

Young cucumber plant in a hydroponic drip irrigation system. Young cucumber plant in a hydroponic drip irrigation system. Young cucumber plant in a hydroponic drip irrigation system. Young cucumber plant in a hydroponic drip irrigation system.


With the majority of commercial hydroponic crops grown using drip irrigation, indoor gardeners have long adapted this solution delivery...

Small plant in a container being watered. Small plant in a container being watered. Small plant in a container being watered. Small plant in a container being watered.


A popular gardening myth out there goes a little something like this: “Add a layer of gravel or other coarse material in the bottom of...

A single plant in soil being watered in the sunlight. A single plant in soil being watered in the sunlight. A single plant in soil being watered in the sunlight. A single plant in soil being watered in the sunlight.


True or false? Watering plants on a hot sunny day will scorch their leaves. Read on to find out!

Amazing Aloe: Grow Your Own and Beat the Burn Amazing Aloe: Grow Your Own and Beat the Burn Amazing Aloe: Grow Your Own and Beat the Burn Amazing Aloe: Grow Your Own and Beat the Burn


Aloe vera plants make a lush addition to your garden, even if you don’t plan to break off a leaf or two.

Build the Best Organic Soil for Your Growroom Build the Best Organic Soil for Your Growroom Build the Best Organic Soil for Your Growroom Build the Best Organic Soil for Your Growroom


Of the gardening styles, one of the lowest maintenance ways to garden is to use rich, organic soil for your medium. If you build your soil...

Size Matters: Choosing Pots for Your Container Garden Size Matters: Choosing Pots for Your Container Garden Size Matters: Choosing Pots for Your Container Garden Size Matters: Choosing Pots for Your Container Garden


Container gardening is a tried and tested method of gardening that has several advantages over other methods, including increased mobility,...

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