Garden & Greenhouse

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Using Your Own Transplants (or Plugs) to Increase Profits

In addition to selling greenhouse plants, your own plugs can be planted in the floor of the greenhouse, in large pots and hanging baskets, and outside under …

Moving From the Greenhouse to the Garden

This year, more than any I can remember, there is urgent desire for spring’s arrival. Frigid temperatures and heavy snow plagued most of the country when it …

April is a Banner Month for Roses

April is a banner month for rosarians everywhere. In warm climates, it’s time for first bloom, that glorious moment when all the roses bloom at the same …

Dealing with Fungus Gnats

Fungus Gnats are not the worst pest you can encounter, but they are one of the most common. At first you will notice small 1/8” dingy gray flies fluttering …

With These Beans You Can Eat Like an Egyptian

April’s harvest, fava beans, is a great multipurpose crop; it’s good for the dirt, good for the belly and the flowers are pretty too. Fava beans, …

Too Much of a Good Thing

What happens when your plants are getting too much? There are four main areas where your plants might be getting more than they need or want. Because the …

Drip Irrigation Hydroponics

Drip irrigation, a modification of the trickle system of water distribution, was introduced in 1950s as a method for dispensing irrigation water at a specific …

A Quck Guide to Growing Orchids Indoors

One thing you must bear in mind when attempting growing orchids indoors is that these are aerial plants that do not need soil for their roots. You just need to …