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Factors Associated with the Use of a Nutrient Solution

Most hydroponic growers are not aware of the influence that a nutrient solution’s use factors can significantly impact plant growth as well as its nutrient …

The Pioneers of Day Length Extension

To appreciate the original pioneers of day length extension in greenhouses, it’s important to understand the age they lived in. There were no electrical …

Giving a Plant a Haircut

When you bought that wandering Jew it was so beautiful. The vines were thick and full. Purple leaves cascaded down the hanging basket and it continually grew. …

The Joy of Catnip

Plants are a passion of mine that brings me back to my garden, seed catalogs and books time after time. The biodiversity, beauty, benefits and adventure of …

Growing Hops at Home

On October 14th, 1978 President Jimmy Carter signed bill H.R. 1337 into law making the home brewing of beer legal on the federal level for the first time since …

3 Simple Orchid Care Tips for Beginners

Whenever the subject of orchids is brought up the first thing that a beginner would say is that they are not worth the effort. Most people would agree that …

Organic Fertilizer Overview

Our culture is becoming more aware of how our day-to-day routines impact our environment and our personal health. The greenhouse hobbyist is no different. …

All About Hydroponic Nutrients

The definition of hydroponic gardening is that no soil is used. Therefore all nutrients need to be provided directly through the nutrient solution. This has …