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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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5 Cool Ways Regenerative Agriculture Works

Regenerative agriculture is all about repairing, building, and maintaining healthy soil. The approach goes beyond sustainable and organic and is …

Cultivating Hope Through Regenerative Organic Agriculture

Regenerative agriculture is a big topic of discussion in growing communities worldwide, but do we know what it means? When we …

Making Urban Agriculture More Accessible With Table Gardens

In North America, about 85% of people live in urban areas. Since many of them are in condos or apartments …

Garden Crossroads: To Dig, Or Not To Dig? That Is The Question

I’ve just been given an allotment on a site very near to my house, less than two minutes’ walk from …

Après La Pluie: An Artisanal Organic Cannabis Farm

The smell of a forest after it rains evokes a sense of peace and tranquility. Warm, almost sweet, and incredibly …

How To Build A No-Work Garden

In 1971, self-taught gardener Ruth Stout brought the gardening world The Ruth Stout No-Work Garden Book. I’m not sure if …

Reservoir Tank Troubles – Understanding Reservoir Fluctuations

An indoor garden’s success largely depends on the environment, with the nutrient feed being an integral part. The plant’s nutrients …

What To Do And Not To Do When Growing In A Greenhouse

I’ve been doing a lot of walking around my neighborhood this past year, and in that time, I’ve seen several …

How To Avoid Rookie Mistakes In The Grow Room

As you’re heading to your grow room with a long list of tasks to tackle, you walk through the door, …

Going with the Flow: An Interview with Hydroponics Guru William Texier

William Texier – A Brief History William Texier is a hydroponics innovator and the author of the world-famous book, Hydroponics …

Making The Switch From HID To LED Grow Lights

Since the introduction of the first UFO lights, there have been diehard proponents and detractors of growing with LEDs. While …

Permaculture Projects And The Crucial Art Of Communication

In the real world of permaculture projects, sometimes, things don’t always go according to your plan. That’s ok; gardens, once …

Why Fertilizing Indoor Plants In The Winter Is a Bad Idea

Winter days are for admiring indoor plants and showering them with tender loving care. Although tempting, don’t go overboard with …

A Brief Overview of the History Of Hydroponics

Hydroponics is the process of growing plants without soil and is derived from the words “hydro” (water) and the Greek …

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 …

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