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Indoor Greenhouse Gardening for Beginners

For any gardener who enjoys working with their plants, a greenhouse is a welcome addition to expand their hobby. Greenhouse gardening can be as intensive or as …

Indoor Gardening Pest Control

There are many different types of pests and diseases that plants are susceptible to, and an indoor garden can fall prey to the same types of pests and diseases …

Amino Acids for Hard Water

The Problem The “hardness” of water is determined by measuring bicarbonate levels; the harder the water, the higher the percentage of calcium carbonate and …

Modern Greenhouses & Their Best Location

Some modern greenhouses have been designed for convenience, plus aesthetic appeal, notably the circular styles that can be used in the garden as pleasing focal …

Sunflower Savvy

As a person who writes about plants and gardening, inspiration is, as always, just around the corner. This New Year was no exception. During the holidays I was …

Making Your Own Hydroponic Nutrient Solution

Hydroponics involves growing plants in a nutrient solution without the requirement of soil. This nutrient solution is comprised of water and essential elements …

Miltonia Orchid Care

The Miltonia orchid, also referred to as the “Pansy” is a very popular flower. One of the reasons for this popularity is its unique beauty and many …

Cloning Methods and Techniques

The idea of cloning plants can be intimidating to many novice gardeners. Don’t be intimidated; cloning can be a very simple procedure that horticulturists …

Growing Bonsai Plants

The word bonsai is a Japanese expression that literally translates to “tray planting”. The name may seem mundane but the true beauty and joy behind the …

Easy Organic Hydroponics

Organic Gardening Organic growing starts with the requirement that plants be grown without the use of chemically altered fertilizers or pesticides, herbicides, …