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How to Care for Jewel Orchids

Jewel orchids have very elegant leaves. Therefore, they are valued less for their flowers than for their foliage. If you want to grow one of these plants, …

Roasting Winter Vegetables to Get the Most out of Cold-Weather Harvest

After midwinter, frigid temperatures and gray skies can send even the cold-hardiest gardener indoors to seed catalogs and plans for spring. However, the cold …

Building a Homemade Hydroponic System at the Lowest Cost

For those without garden space, indoor gardening can be a rewarding alternative. Imagine growing organic fruits, and vegetables in your home without soil. …

Ready to Expand Your Greenhouse?

Do you have a small greenhouse? Have you been growing plants or vegetables primarily for yourself, your family, and friends? Are you ready to expand the …

The Advantages of Modular Lighting

Why put all of your watts in one place? To understand the advantage of modular lighting design, one must simply be familiar with the inverse square law of …

Management by Objectives for Vegetable Gardeners, Part 1

I know it sounds like high level talk by business managers having a “power lunch,” but the idea of management by objectives is really a simple and straight …

How to Increase Sales at Farmers Markets

Want to increase your sales at farmers’ markets? Or, do you plan to sell at a farmers’ market for the first time and could use some selling tips? The …

How To Deal With Caterpillar Pests Using Bacillus thuringiensis spp. kurstaki

There are a number of caterpillar pests that feed on vegetable and garden plants. One approach to dealing with young caterpillar pests is to apply sprays of …

Greenhouse Growing for Beginners

A greenhouse can be a great asset when starting seeds or growing vegetables in your garden. It extends the growing season and can even provide you with fresh …