Garden & Greenhouse

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The Importance of Flushing Orchid Potting Media

If most of your experience is in growing terrestrial plants – whether that is houseplants, gardens, or even lawns, trees and shrubs – the concept of …

Dried Kelp Benefits in the Vegetable Garden

Although there are many types of quality organic fertilizers on the market, all of my fertilizers are homemade in the form of compost made from my kitchen and …

City Friendly Indoor Gardening

Even if you live in a city or in a small apartment with no outdoor space, you can still have fresh vegetables and fruit, grown in your very own home. All it …

Garden & Greenhouse Cover Story – GROTAB™ Premium Plant Starter

Horticulturists are continuously trying to make their work as efficient and effective as possible. To get the most out of their gardens, commercial growers and …

Chlorine Disinfection in Greenhouse and Nursery Applications

Chlorine is the most widely used water disinfectant/sanitizer in the US and most of the world. Chlorine is a powerful oxidizer. When added to water it steals …

The Walipini Greenhouse

Underground pit greenhouses are not new. They date back to the cold climate of early New England. One of the earliest known earth sheltered greenhouses was …

Hydroponic Systems in a Greenhouse

Accessibility to information, due mainly to the internet, has many home greenhouse hobbyists experimenting with hydroponic systems in a greenhouse. Hydroponic …

3 Carnivorous Plants for Beginners

If you want to test your green thumb growing carnivorous plants give these 3 a try. It can become a new hobby or even a fun family project. Drosera   The …

6 Great Orchids for the Home

There are more than 25,000 different species of orchid and these 6 are especially well suited for the home grower. Phalaenopsis This is one of the easiest …

The Advantages of Home Grown Produce

In America, we’re used to quality produce in the grocery stores. It’s something that consumers have demanded, and the marketplace has responded. …