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How to Build a Sunflower Stalk Trellis

Supporting garden plants and vines can be easy and inexpensive. The things you need are sunflower stalks, a few inexpensive supplies and some garden pruning …

11 Houseplant Propagation Tips

If you are looking to increase your houseplant collection there are several easy propagation methods that can be used. There are also some basic concepts that …

Growing Wheatgrass with Hydroponics vs Soil

I’d like to take a moment to address the issue of hydroponics and why, after 10 years of growing wheatgrass in soil, I have finally given in to the idea …

Blue Corn by the Bushel

Food fads come and food fads go but one that has been around for thousands of years is Blue Corn, a variety of Zea maize. Sacred to the Hopi and consumed for …

Does My Greenhouse Need a Permit?

One of the first things a person must address when purchasing or building a greenhouse is what permits are required. The last thing a gardener needs is to …

Why Urban Dwellers are Embracing Organic Gardening

Gardening within city limits is trending upwards for all the right reasons. Your little piece of the block or building can become greener and tastier while you …

Pollinating With Flies

Some hydroponic gardeners need help with pollinating their crops whether they garden indoors or outdoors. But pollination can be especially difficult in indoor …

Greenhouse Cooling Options

When first setting up a small greenhouse, many gardeners do not take into consideration the heat which can build up in the greenhouse during the summer months. …

A Cheap and Easy Seedling Greenhouse

A seedling greenhouse is just what you might need to support your frugal living vegetable garden. It will help you get your seedlings transplanted early and …

Understanding Greenhouse Roof Vents and Automatic Openers

Most greenhouse kits will come with roof vents already as part of the structure. They are simply vents at the ridge that will open and close either manually or …