Garden & Greenhouse

Articles

When Bigger isn’t Better: Rethinking Healthful Eating

As early as 1936, Rex Beach prepared a report for Congress detailing the depletion of minerals in our soil. Experts warned the lack of minerals in our soil …

Orchid Pests and Problems

Not unlike lots of other plants, Orchids are also subject to a variety of pests and problems, and just like our moms used to say, “An ounce of prevention is …

Hydroponic Systems Can Have Pest Control Problems Too

Many greenhouse growers are turning to hydroponic gardening to increase both yield and quality of their veggies or ornamentals. Most of the essentials such as …

Pumpkins Offer Versatile Fall Flavor

Ubiquitous in seasonal still life scenes featuring black cats and witch hats, pumpkins are useful for much more than jack o’ lanterns. Though it …

Winterizing the Greenhouse

Whether your greenhouse will be filled with plants during the coldest months of the year or soon after, there are things you can do to better prepare your …

Not All Greenhouse Owners Want the Same Thing

The dog days of summer are behind us and autumn is here. Which can only mean one thing…greenhouse season for all you growers who move indoors during the cold …

Making Sunlight – We’re Trying

In a preceding article I discussed what I had learned about the impact that sunlight, its filtering and shading, had on plant growth and fruiting. Now, let’s …