Garden & Greenhouse

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Can’t Choose Between An Attached Greenhouse and A Freestanding Greenhouse? Consider These Factors First

Any green thumb worth their salt knows that if you want to be able to grow plants year-round, you need to create and sustain an environment that is conducive …

How To Create The Perfect Workspace To Complement Your Garden

To be really effective in your outdoor area — including your yard, lawn and garden — you need to create a space where you can work. Achieving your perfect …

Humidity Control for Pathogen Prevention in a Greenhouse or Indoor Garden

Pathogenic fungi can be very destructive to an indoor garden or greenhouse. Much like pest insects, pathogenic fungi are capable, under the right …

G&G Cover Story – RootMaker® – The Three Methods of Root Pruning

A plant’s root system provides vital access to water and nutrients. Experienced growers understand that making root production a top priority will lead to …

Easy Ways to Get Electricity to your Garden

An electrical connection to the garden adds a new level of usefulness and comfort as well as improving security. A constant electrical source in the garden is …

When Is The Best Time to Prune Trees and Shrubs?

I am often asked when the best time is what should be pruned. The ideal time is when the tree is dormant, which is late fall to early spring. Since the tree is …

Hoyas Are a Great Greenhouse Plant

Common Names: Wax Vine, Wax Plant, Honey Plant, Indian Rope Plant & Porcelain Flower Light Needs: High light. Plants that receive less than half a day of …

A Simple Water-Saving Hydroponics Setup

I was approached by a missionary on a remote Caribbean island to help design a simple hydroponics setup for growing vegetables. Most of their food needed to …

Garden & Greenhouse Cover Story – 100 Organic Plants You Can Grow and Eat

An increasing number of people are taking to heart the old saying “you are what you eat”.  More and more consumers are paying close attention to the …

Asparagus Fern is a Great Greenhouse Plant

Scientific Name: Asparagus densiflorus Other Names: Emerald feather Light Needs: High, indirect light. Best Temperature: Does best in average to cool …