Garden & Greenhouse

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Ventilation System Automation for Small Greenhouses and Indoor Gardens

The ventilation system of a small greenhouse or indoor garden is one of the most crucial systems found in “controlled” horticulture. After all, it is the …

Garden & Greenhouse Cover Story – Organic Control’s (Orcon) Nematodes for Pesticide Free Fungus Gnat Control

Fungus gnats are arguably one of the most annoying pest insects in an indoor garden or greenhouse. One reason they are so annoying is because fungus gnats are …

3D Printed Soil Helps Understanding of Soil Microorganisms

Soil scientists at Abertay University are using 3D printing technology to find out, for the very first time, exactly what is going on in the world beneath our …

Magnesium Supplementation for Orchids

Magnesium is a major building-block in the formation of chlorophyll, and its role in the functioning of plant enzymes to produce carbohydrates, sugars and …

5 Great Plants for Indoor Gardens

Whether you live in an area that’s not conducive to an outdoor garden or don’t have access to enough outdoor space, you can produce your own food with an …

Ferns are a Great Plant for Your Greenhouse

Ferns are relatively easy to grow and if they are protected from dry air and temperature extremes they will have lush green fronds throughout the year. …

Understanding Direct Irrigation Technology

When plants are grown with part of the roots in soil as usual and part in plain water, growth is greatly stimulated. Not only is growth enhanced, but less …

Saving Bees from Colony Collapse Disorder

Colony Collapse Disorder has been affecting bees throughout the world for several years. According to the EPA, this phenomenon “occurs when the majority …

Healthy Soil Has a Healthy Microbial Biomass

Microbial biomass (MB) is the best indicator of soil fertility because under normal conditions the MB correlates almost perfectly with soil organic matter …

Advantages of Powder Fertilizers

Most liquids are made up of powder and granular ingredients. When it comes to fertilizer if you want the most cost-effective products with the highest amount …