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Chenille Plant is a Great Plant for Your Greenhouse

Plant Name: Acalypha hispida Common Names:  Chenille Plant and Red Hot Cattails. Light Needs:  Full to medium light in winter; medium light in summer. Best …

Maximizing Lighting Efficiency

Of the many variables which affect plant growth in an indoor garden or greenhouse, none are as influential as the artificial light source. The artificial …

Garden & Greenhouse Grow Test with Future Harvest Development Easy Grow + and Easy Bloom +

The folks at Future Harvest Development, a Canadian company, were kind enough to send me samples of their one-step fertilizers Easy Grow + and Easy Bloom +. …

G&G Product Review – Nanolux DE Chill

The sun is the main energy source for the entire garden when growing outdoors. For indoor horticulture, the artificial lighting system is the main energy …

Garden & Greenhouse Cover Story – ExHale CO2 Bags

Just as plants grown outdoors need CO2 for photosynthesis so do plants grown in an indoor garden or greenhouse. Oscillating and intake fans are used to bring …

5 Quick & Easy Ways to Build Raised Bed Gardens

If you’re curious about growing your own produce but are put off by the effort this seems to require, or think you need a big garden to make it worth your …

Fixing 3 Common Soil Problems

You cannot plant and grow garden flowers or vegetables if you do not maintain the soil in your garden in perfect condition. Improving the soils is essential …

Sphagnum Moss for Orchids – Friend or Foe?

If you’ve worked a lot with various potting media, you’ve probably had some experience with sphagnum moss. It is a great additive to drier mixes if you …