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Garden Technology

Learn about fantastic technological advances, tools, and gadgets that are shaking things up both in the home garden and the agricultural industry.

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What Good is a 3D Printer In The Garden?

In recent years, there has been a lot of hype around 3D printers, laser cutters, vacuum forming machines, tabletop CNC …

Garden Gadgets Perfect For Growing in A Controlled Environment And Outdoors

The world of urban gardening is packed with the most innovative and technologically advanced equipment. A day spent strolling through …

Keeping It Simple With These Low-Tech Gardening Hacks

Before apps and garden gadgets were available, gardeners used tried and true techniques to grow their food and gardens. I admit I …

PAR WARS – Dialing Your Garden Into The 21st Century And Beyond

Long ago in a Trap House somewhere off I-70, Legacy Growers, striking from hidden basements, were winning their first battles …

App Helping Small-Scale Farmers Fight Food Insecurity

With the World Health Organization estimating that 790 million people struggle with food insecurity around the globe, blockchain technology is …

Growing Technology: The Evolution of LED Lighting

My first memories of Light Emitting Diodes are the HAM radio kit from RadioShack I put together in the third …

The Rise Of Eco-Anxiety: How Can We Learn To Cope?

These days, it’s hard not to feel stressed about the environment. The world is heating too quickly, and major weather …

Heavy Metals, Bioaccumulation, and Bioremediation

Heavy metals are a significant source of environmental pollution. While they do occur naturally, the large quantities that contaminate the …

Data-Driven Farming: The Past, Present, and Future

What do you think of when you hear the word “technology”? I usually think of computers, robots, and electronics, but …

5 Cool Ways To Add Simple Tech To Your Indoor Garden

Gardening and growing are primarily about understanding nature, but it certainly helps to have some gadgets to guide us through …

Tower Farming Technology Doing A World of Good

Some might shy away from using gadgets in the garden, but with the United Nations sounding the alarm that we …

Incredible Discovery of Fungi Stored At The Millennium Seed Bank

It might have the word “fun” in the name, but that doesn’t stop fungus from getting a bad rap. When …

Smart Gardening: Bringing Technology Into The Garden

Many gardeners have an instinct; by observing their plants daily, they sense what’s going right or wrong and achieve great …

Easy DIY: How To Test Your Soil pH

Playing the role of a mad scientist is always fun, and there are plenty of experiments you can do that …

#KeepCalmTulipOn: The Canadian Tulip Festival Goes Online

If you’ve never been to the Canadian Tulip Festival, put it on your bucket list. It’s a phenomenal event in …

Hunkering Down: Check Out These Garden-Themed Movies

Depending on where you live, all this time at home doesn’t mean you can spend time working in the garden. …

Give Me A Break: Virtual Garden Tours Help Ease Stress

Working from home has its perks, but for many of us, social distancing and self-isolation can be challenging. Even if …

The Art of Gardening: North America’s Largest Tropical Bonsai Garden

A small town in Florida is home to the largest tropical bonsai garden in all of North America. Located in …

Rebuilding New York City’s Oyster Reefs

The Big Apple is famous for its bright lights, architecture, attractions, and its bustling city. But did you know that …

Paving The Way For Plant-Based Fashion

We talk a lot about food waste, but what about textiles? Did you know that North Americans send 10 million …

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