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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What Indoor Growers Need To Know About Radiant Intensity

As recently as a decade or so ago, indoor growers changed the language they used to describe light intensity. Lux …

An Introduction To Permaculture: Observing The Land

I discovered the world of permaculture in Australia by listening to two wild surfing brothers talk about the Permaculture Design …

A Guide To Nutrient Dosing Machines

I’m typically a sucker for gadgets and technology—a marketeer’s dream. Despite this, I must concede that I find even the …

How To Combine Organic Growing With Hydroponics

The idea of having an organic hydroponic system might seem like an oxymoron, but it is possible to achieve the …

Out In The Greenhouse: Maintenance And Care

Like any other room in the home, a greenhouse requires maintenance and care to keep it in tip-top shape. There’s …

Data-Driven Cultivation: Crunching The Numbers In The Grow Room

Modern cultivation facilities are using future farming techniques that are driven by data! Novel digital technologies are helping farmers and …

Why Cover Crops Are So Essential To The Organic Garden

Cover crops are essential to growing successful organic gardens. Our guide tells you which crops to look for, how to plant them, and why you need to grow them!

Extending The Growing Season With A Greenhouse

The cooler temperatures are here, the leaves have fallen to the ground, and many of us have closed our outdoor …

Keeping Mothers And Cuttings Uniform Critical In Plant Steering

Kick your grow into maximum production by plant steering! In part two of his series, Doug Jacobs explains how keeping mothers and cuttings uniform is critical.

Edible Plants That You Can Find On The Beach

Ocean banks, beaches, and dunes have a rich flora. Surprisingly, many of the plants that grow on seashores are edible! …

Fall Decor Made Easy With This DIY Pumpkin Planter

The fall brings crisp air, beautiful colors, and for many, an end to the outdoor gardening season. But that doesn’t …

Guerilla Gardening Brings Greenery To Barren Land

Pattern recognition is one of our most potent superpowers when it comes to survival. We know that those dents in …

Grow Year-Round By Creating A Windowsill Garden

With the weather starting to cool down, some of you might be thinking that the gardening season has come to …

Garden Goals: Listening To Nature And Striking Balance

Are you looking for an edge in your garden this year? Then strive for balance, something achieved through keen observation …

Every Action Matters: The Ins And Outs Of Crop Steering

Gardeners can nudge their plants toward vegetative or generative growth through crop steering. Follow our guide to learn more!

What To Plant In A Square Foot Garden

In my last post about square foot gardening, I gave you a quick guide to this 40-year-old technique. We talked …

A Quick Guide To Square Foot Gardening

You may have heard of square foot gardening but haven’t had the time to dig into it and see what …

An Expert Guide To Growing Food In Small Spaces

With more people concerned about their health and food security, many are now prioritizing growing a food garden in urban spaces. There’s increased interest in small space gardening for many reasons: to be more self-reliant and sustainable, have greater control over the source and quality of food, and reliable access to fresh ingredients. 

Out In The Greenhouse: These Warm-Season Crops Will Thrive

The list of food crops and flowers that do well in a greenhouse is endless. Seriously, it goes on forever. …

Out In The Greenhouse: What To Expect When Building Your Sanctuary

If you’ve been thinking about building a greenhouse in your backyard but still haven’t pulled the trigger, I have one …

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