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Beginners Advice for Orchid Growers

This article on “Beginners Advice” is intended to answer “Can I grow orchids?” and “What kind?” To the first question, “Can I grow orchids,” …

Maintenance Tips for an Aquaponics System

Aquaponics involves rearing water-based animals like fish along with plants. It is a controlled environment that maximizes the use of nutrients and energy. …

Designing a Greenhouse for Optimum Utilization of Space

Prior to setting up a greenhouse it is important to consider how the space within the greenhouse will be utilized. Unfortunately, many gardeners do not think …

Acorns – A New and Ancient Food Source

Process acorn flour costs $23.00 per pound! Why should we care? In a perpetual search for food crops that can sustain a person who doesn’t eat wheat, acorn …

Tips for Sprucing Up the Lawn and Garden

Clean Up Existing Plant Beds Removing weeds and overgrown plants in existing beds makes everything look neat and organized, and will allow colorful plants and …

Common Mistakes When Using Beneficial Bacteria in Hydroponics

To make a nutrient solution and root zone enjoy as many of the benefits of soil, without suffering the disadvantages of soil, many hydroponic growers choose to …

Ventilation System Automation for Indoor Gardens and Greenhouses

The atmospheric conditions in an indoor garden or greenhouse should be considered just as important as lighting or nutrition. In fact, efficiently maintaining …

Is Organic Gardening For You?

Are you interested in organic vegetable gardening? You should be. It’s the right approach for good health and a good healthy environment. Do you think …

The Materials Needed to Build Your Own Greenhouse

There are 3 basic components in a greenhouse. You have the frame, the glazing material or covering and the greenhouse supplies. Greenhouse Framing If you are …

The Best Vegetables to Grow in a Greenhouse

Companies today are actually developing different varieties of vegetables designed to grow well in greenhouses. Many vegetables will grow in a greenhouse but …