Garden & Greenhouse

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The Greenhouse Physical: Plan, Plant, and Plot Health

I’ll admit it; I’m a data geek. Whether it’s tracking my heart-rate profile on a mountain climb, logging elevation gain and training miles on a bike …

To Pot or Not to Pot an Orchid, That is the Question

Depending on the type of Orchid you choose to grow, how and what to grow it in or on (if anything) is entirely up to you. If it works for you, don’t fix it. …

Using a Greenhouse to Start Flower and Vegetable Plants in March

March is a good month to begin plants for your flower and vegetable gardens. If you also want to make money, grow extras to sell. Provide neighbors and friends …

Spring Herbs

In the warming weather after a long winter, it’s only natural that the thoughts of gardener and cook alike turn to tender and flavorful spring herbs. If …

Use a Greenhouse to Push Back Against Winter

When Christmas is past, and New Years has been rung in, what we’re left with is winter. Bare, cold, naked, winter. For a lot of the country this means near …

Using Climate Controllers to Increase Yields

There are good reasons to choose indoor or greenhouse gardening and the most interesting one is probably defying and overcoming Mother Nature to manage climate …

Is Carbon Dioxide a Villain or Benefactor?

Global warming has been a topic of controversy for the past decade, with the assumption that an increasing level of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2), its …

Using Tissue Culture Propagation

Are you losing a battle to save a favorite plant from bugs or disease?  Have you ever had a plant that was so amazing you wished you had fifty exact copies? …

The Advantages of Raised Bed Gardening

It is the rare gardener indeed who moves into a house with great soil. In fact many gardeners believe that it takes up to seven years to “amend’ most soil …