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Cold Weather Edibiles

Cold weather edibles are proof that delicious gardening doesn’t have to end when the mercury plummets. With the help of just a cold frame or greenhouse, …

Making Compost: A Basic Tool for Organic Cultivation

Composting is a process in which organic substances are reduced from large volumes of rapidly decomposable materials to small volumes of materials which …

Make this Greenhouse Season a Successful One

It’s not only garden newbies that run for the shelter of new greenhouses every fall; it’s also long time veterans who may be trying their hand at year …

Threatening Cattleyas and Phalaenopsis to Bloom

If after threatening to toss them into the compost pile doesn’t work and assuming your plants are otherwise healthy, why is it some plants just won’t …

Making More Profit in the Same Amount of Greenhouse Space

November and December are good months to evaluate the past year’s operation and make changes that will increase income the following year. There are several …

Going Green with Your Greenhouse

Going green is in. Movie stars arrive to the Oscars in hybrids. Politicians claim green industries will save our economy. Large chemical companies stick pretty …

pH? Widely Used, Little Understood

pH is defined as the negative log of the hydrogen ion (H+) concentration on a scale from 0 to 14, 7.0 being the neutral point, with less than 7.0 being defined …

LED/HPS Hybrid Systems can Save Money

When gardening indoors without the use of any natural light, for the majority of applications, using LEDs in a hybrid system will achieve the best results. …