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Growing Methods

There are many different ways to successfully grow your own; explore different options and choose what’s right for you with our complete guides.

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A Grower’s Guide To Cost-Effective Crop Nuisance Control

I am fortunate to live in one of the most beautiful places in the world for growing outdoor cannabis. Our …

Budget-Friendly Ways To Grow Food

Are your grocery bills getting bigger? You’re not alone. Global food prices are on the rise as producers continue to …

H20 And Your Indoor Grow: The Differences Between Hard And Soft Water

Do you know if you have hard or soft water and the difference between the two? And how can it …

5 Cool Ways You Can Practice Regenerative Agriculture At Home

With so many negative headlines and extreme weather events these days, it’s easy to feel anxious about climate change. But …

How Indoor Farms Are Changing Agriculture And Leading To Food Security

With food shortages threatening some parts of the world and grocery bills rising dramatically, indoor urban gardening is increasingly popular …

Using Climate And Irrigation As Crop Steering Tools Through Flowering And Fruiting

When using climate and irrigation as tools, crop steering can be applied to plants at every growth stage, from cuttings …

Water, Light, And Controlled Environmental Agriculture

Formed through an exothermic reaction powerful enough to launch rockets into space, the elemental combination of two hydrogens and one …

The Way Of The Future? Project Mineral, Robot Farming And Growing Food

It’s hard to believe that the film Blade Runner was set in 2019! While today’s world isn’t quite the sprawling …

Nature’s Happy Little Accidents: Plant Mutations And Abominations

If you’ve seen one geranium, you’ve seen them all. Pumping your cultivar with extra nutrition to gain mass isn’t doing …

Hell No To Nasty H20! Water Quality And Garden Plants

“Water water everywhere but not a drop to drink,” the rhyme of the Old Mariner reads, coined because out at …

Rain Gardens Are A Climate-Friendly Solution To Heavy Downpours

The Problem With Rainwater Runoff When it rains, much of that water ends up in storm drains, ponds, streams, and …

How One Market Gardener Makes It Work Growing In The Rainy British Isles

The conversation around environmental control in urban farming is constant, but ‘old school’ soil growers tend not to engage in …

Grow Bags Are The Fabric Of Our Lives

Never have I had such an accommodating vessel in the garden. Some might be thinking a pot is a pot, …

How Water Quality Impacts Your Garden: Water Sources, Potential Issues, and Solutions

Every water source has a distinctive profile that interplays with your soil/substrate and plants. It can be complicated to unravel …

Growing Herbs In A Spiral Guided By The Sun

Adding fresh herbs from the garden to any dish elevates its flavor level. But growing these tasty plants can be …

Tight On Space? Try These Small Food Garden Solutions

Urban food gardeners are often challenged by confined spaces with limited options for growing edibles. Many people have to juggle …

5 Cool Ways To Boost Productivity In Small Grow Rooms

A limited amount of growing space doesn’t necessarily mean small yields. There are several ways to ensure a productive grow …

How New Technology is Being Driven by Legal Compliance

North America’s reconciliation with cannabis has been nothing short of a sea-change, marking a shift in perspective on a plant …

How To Make A Vegetable Spiral Garden

Three-dimensional planting is the perfect solution for a small garden. Growing ‘up’ creates more planting surface and, ultimately, more yield …

Planning A Garden By The Light Of The Moon

In his book, Moon Gardening, R.J. Harris says planting and harvesting according to the moon’s cycles is the oldest known …

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