Garden & Greenhouse

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Understanding Synthetic and Biological Pesticides

Even though microbes naturally act to control pathogens (bacteria and fungi) through a process known as “competitive-exclusion” it still pays to be …

Organic Gardening in the Greenhouse

There is a lot of buzz surrounding sustainable and organic gardening. An increasing amount of people arerealizing that the health benefits of eating organic …

Have a Plan Before Purchasing a Greenhouse

The correct greenhouse makes it possible to grow in almost any climate. It doesn’t matter if the location is hot and dry, extremely cold, consistently wet or …

Health Benefits of Indoor Gardening

Indoor plants are good for you, both physically and emotionally. Sometimes indoor gardening is your only option. Whether its wintertime or you live in a place …

Radishes Rule

As a vegetable, radishes never caught my attention before this year. Working on a school garden class at the beginning of the season, we were looking for crops …

How to Improve Garden Soil with Cover Crops

Cover crops are fast-growing small grains, grasses or legumes that are generally planted in the fall and tilled under in the spring to improve soil. Cover …

3 Common Container Garden Myths

Container gardening isn’t really any better or worse than other gardening methods, but it is a unique way to garden. However, when it comes to container …

How to Build a Plastic Greenhouse

It is true that traditional greenhouses use glass panels but plastic panels can be a good alternative if you are on a tight budget. Plastic greenhouses should …

Orchid Plant Feeding Regimen

Many orchid growers have a very “laid-back” approach to feeding, and that can result in inconsistent growth and blooming. We believe that a standardized …

Houseplant Propagation Techniques

Plant cuttings are when you take a piece of the parent plant and use it to start a new plant. It is just one of the techniques that can be used to propagate …