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Garden & Greenhouse Cover Story – Big Time Product Line by Apogee Garden Products

Once a horticulturist has figured out the basics of gardening, he or she will start to look for products, methods, or techniques that will boost the garden to …

The Magic of Pear Trees

  Why is a pear tree such a great gift? Well, first of all the pear is, once again, another member of the very productive and edible Rose family and is …

5 Easy Steps to Create the Perfect Environment for Ondontoglossum Orchids

Odontoglossum orchids are well-loved for their intricately designed flowers. They bloom with colors including white, yellow, red and purple, with some having …

The Essentials of Basic Plant Nutrition

I have always found the intricacies of plant growth and development to be immensely fascinating. Through years and years of evolution plants have adapted to …

Greenhouse Lighting Options

Whether it’s to provide supplementary lighting or to extend the length of the photoperiod, some greenhouse growers are equipping their greenhouses with …

Drip Irrigation for Greenhouses

Commercial horticulturists are constantly trying to find ways to most efficiently use their resources. Efficiently utilizing water and nutrients not only …

Sizing Heating and Cooling Equipment for a Greenhouse

Maintaining consistent temperatures is one of the most important aspects of greenhouse gardening. During the hot, summer months, most greenhouses will require …

Propagating Plants from Cuttings

Beyond the obvious of having good water pressure, mist heads, time clocks, etc. Here are my top 10 factors that can improve the rooting and / or subsequent …

A Guide to Planning and Building a Greenhouse

Getting Started As with any major purchase, a few key decisions must be made at the beginning of the buying process. Of course, the first decision to be made …

Using an Electronic Leaf in Plant Propagation

  An electronic leaf is a device that controls when and how often cuttings receive mist. There are several different varieties available and all of them …