Garden & Greenhouse

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Garden & Greenhouse Cover Story – Nature’s Pride Veg and Nature’s Pride Bloom Fertilizers by GreenGro

Although we are continually making advancements in plant physiology and plant nutrition techniques, many of the answers for a bountiful garden lie in our past …

The 6 Laws of Growing Beautiful Orchids

Orchid care has come a long way from the old days. It has been refined and made easier. These plants can now be cultivated anywhere from greenhouses to the …

A Tale of Tomatoes

January and February are traditional months to start tomato plants in the Midwest. There is the thrill of a new garden season just over the hill from winter …

Growing Orchids in a Terrarium

Like a lot of people I am an orchid lover who lacks a greenhouse. I have tried different ways to grow orchids inside the house. There was a time when I …

Practical Landscape Specifications

Before installation of a landscape project Dr. Carl Whitcomb recommends the following steps. Pre-Installation Step 1 Evaluate soil internal drainage with …

The 10 Biggest Misconceptions about Greenhouse Polycarbonate

I get a lot of phone calls and emails asking about polycarbonate including what it is and how to install or store it. There is so much confusion surrounding …

Container Garden Soil Care

Do Not Use Garden Soil Most garden soil is rich with nutrients but it does not provide enough drainage and normally carries bacteria and weed seed. It also …

Recycling Heat from an Indoor Garden to Heat a Home, Greenhouse, or Other Indoor Garden

Indoor horticulturists are continually looking for ways to make their gardens more efficient. During the winter months, some growers are taking advantage of …

Grow All Year Round with Artificial Heat

A gardener who owns a greenhouse has the capability of extending the growing season by a few months each year. There are even a select few greenhouse gardeners …

Is Organic Farming Sustainable?

As more people express concerns about food quality, many are turning to organic fruits and vegetables. The organic food market continues to rise in popularity …