Garden & Greenhouse

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Moving the Greenhouse Forced me to Adjust

This year I conducted an impromptu experiment on gardening under glass vs. outdoors. The was mainly because we moved and had to breakdown my existing …

Lights, Misting Bottles and Pest Control for Orchids

In the business of growing orchids, there are various things that need to be checked to ensure that the practice is efficient and fruitful. Supplies play a …

Essential Greenhouse Tools

I have been gardening in a greenhouse for several years and I have several greenhouse tools that are essential to keeping my plants happy. At first thought you …

Botanical Insecticides for the Garden

It is becoming more and more popular to use natural insecticides, for home gardeners and commercial greenhouse gardeners alike. Botanical insecticides are …

Keeping Chickens and Rabbits in the Greenhouse

The idea of keeping small livestock — chickens, rabbits, even worms, in the greenhouse for mutual benefit of plants and animals is not a new concept. …

G is For Grape

Harvest season is upon us and the Grape Family just spoke to me. Consider how many things the fruit of grapes are connected to in our culture: jelly, wine, …

Using Controlled Environments to Grow More with Less

A rising interest in urban agriculture is sprouting more than just seeds. Enthusiastic entrepreneurs are popping up all over the country with innovative ideas …

Making a Bee Friendly Garden

In most scenarios, we would do all we could to steer bees in the opposite direction. However if your goal is to grow a beautiful and productive vegetable …

Fast Track Growing with Hydroponics

Hydroponic gardening, or gardening without soil, is not a new phenomenon. In fact, some forms of gardening that could be considered hydroponic date back to the …

7 Ideas for a Homemade Compost Bin

Composting is a great way to help preserve the environment while creating fertilizer¬†for your garden and lawn. Having collection services haul your green …