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G&G Cover Story – The DEva Lighting System and the RLC-1 Digital Controller

The lighting system is the main energy source for all plant growth within an indoor garden. Like the sun to an outdoor garden, the lighting system produces …

Inexpensive Tools and Materials Every Small Greenhouse Grower Should Have

If you already have or are thinking about getting a greenhouse you should consider purchasing several inexpensive tools and related products. Although the …

10 Plants for a Great Smelling Garden

Plants are the all-natural way to create the sweet scents that make a garden more enjoyable. The following plants can help transform a garden into more …

7 Reasons for Companion Planting

Did you know that Native Americans always planted the Three Sisters – beans, corn and squash – together in the same vegetable bed? The reason is pure …

Understanding Grass Seed Germination

Time seems to freeze when you’re waiting for a lawn to grow. Most people expect fairly quick results, but the truth is different types of grass germinate at …

DIY Greenhouse – Converting a Wood Shed into a Greenhouse

My small greenhouse had humble beginnings. It’s an old shed just the way it was when I bought my home. It had a sagging roof, rotting foundation, dirt …

Kelp Extracts for Orchids

The benefits of the use of kelp in horticulture has been known for a very long time. In addition to fish, the Native Americans taught the Pilgrims to till kelp …

Trichoderma Species Used as Biofertilizers

There are several species of Trichoderma fungi that are used as biofertilizers. Trichoderma has many benefits in farming, agriculture and home gardening. …

CO2 Generation for Greenhouses and Indoor Gardens

Gardening in a greenhouse or indoor garden offers some unique advantages. One advantage is heightened control over environmental conditions. The heightened …

The 9 Best Herbs to Grow Indoors

Freshly harvested herbs add flavor to foods and offer numerous health benefits. There are some herbs that do not require sunlight and an outdoor atmosphere to …