Garden & Greenhouse

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Holy Basil!

Yes, there is a type of basil that is even more wonderful and holy then regular Italian basil. Holy basil is a native of India where it has been used as a …

Garden & Greenhouse Cover Story – True Liberty® Vacuum Sealer

Horticulturists spend countless hours and vast sums of money to ensure their plants receive all they need throughout the growing cycle. After months of hard …

Understanding Containers for Houseplants

When it comes to container gardening, pots are paramount. From miniature succulents to exotic palm trees, you need a proper container for your plants to grow. …

Garlic is Great for the Off-Garden Season

Every gardener can harvest garlic from their garden and it is easy to grow if it is grown at the right time of year. Garlic is best grown during the months …

4 Solutions to Farming in High Salinity Soils

Salinity is the measure of the total amount of soluble salt in the soil. As the amount of salt increases, it becomes more difficult for the plant to extract …

Orchid Transplant Adaptation

This article is in response to the often-asked question “How long will it take for my plant to get reestablished after repotting?” – Especially when a …

Troubleshooting Hydroponic System Problems

Troubleshooting a hydroponic garden can be a tough task, especially when you come across something strange, or downright destructive in your previously healthy …

Growing African Violets

Growing African Violets and other indoor flowers and herbs doesn’t require much space. Depending on the size of the plant, a 2-5 inch plastic flower pots is …

The Importance of Consistency in Greenhouses and Indoor Gardens

Consistency is the key to unlocking the maximum potential of an indoor garden or greenhouse. Plants thrive on consistency. Plants respond best to light energy, …

Starting an Organic Backyard Hive

Beekeeping is a long forgotten activity that is not only fulfilling but also rewarding if implemented correctly. But how do you keep bees in the backyard your …