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Home Garden Tips

Grow the healthiest plants possible by following our easy tips and tricks. From seed starting to finally getting plants into the ground, we’ve got you covered.

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Understanding Substrate Chemistry in Hydroponics Leads To Better Grows

In the field of hydroponics, much is made of your choice of system, your lamps, and nutrient solution. Thousands of …

How To Propagate Spider Plants

While many people have arachnophobia, houseplant enthusiasts can’t help but love the spider plant! This solid green or variegated beauty …

Experimenting With Substrates: Homemade Soil Mixes

It’s the first week in May as an intermittent hailstorm pummels the polycarbonate roof of Incredible Farm’s greenhouse. Head grower …

Good Reads That Will Make Your Thumb Greener And Your Holiday Brighter

The holidays are for getting together with friends and family (when the health situation allows), but it’s also important to …

Coco Coir A Sustainable And Eco-Friendly Choice For Growers

There has not been a steeper increase in substrate sales than with coco coir over the last few years. It …

Time To Act: Six Ways To Save Water In The Garden

Clean water is something that most of us take for granted, but the fragility, dependence, and vitalness of water to …

Conserve Water In The Garden With Xeriscaping

We can all do a better job when it comes to conserving water, especially in the garden. It’s more important …

Peat: Should You Use It In The Garden?

Some gardeners swear by it while others will tell you to stay as far away from it as possible. There …

Tips And Tricks To Fertilizing The Home Garden

Finding the right balance of nutrients for plants is a constant process of giving and taking. First, we improve the …

How To Harvest And Store Milkweed Seeds

When I was a kid, I loved opening milkweed seed pods, separating the silky white fibers, and watching them float …

Incredible Farm: A Model for the Future of Adaptive, Regenerative Farming

It’s a dry spring day at Incredible Farm, a mixed 5-hectare smallholding tucked away in the West Yorkshire hills. The …

Take A Walk On The Wild Side With Horticultural Disobedience

Are you feeling a little rebellious? We all want to take a walk on the wild side now and then! …

Dear Diary: The Summer My Gardens Failed

I enter every growing season with high hopes and visions of gorgeous gardens overflowing with colorful flowers and delicious fruit …

The Stench Of Power: Making Comfrey Tea

Imagine the stereotypical organic grower working in their garden during the summer: dungarees tucked into wellies, straw hat perched jauntily …

Good Cultural Practices In The Garden

As the growing season winds down, it’s time to reflect on your garden. Did you follow good cultural practices? These …

Biodiverse Gardens Improve Pollination, Harvests, and Pest Control

A biodiverse garden has a wide variety of plants, food crops, birds, insects and other living species. Such diversity enhances …

When It Rains, It Pours! How To Cope With Too Much Moisture In The Garden

Drought-proofing a garden is one issue many gardeners have to tackle at some point, but an equally problematic issue can …

The Case For Calcium: Why It’s Essential To Your Garden

When many people think of helping plants achieve big yields, the prominent three NPK supplements often come to mind. Growers …

A Gardener’s Journey to Self-Sufficiency, Health, and Happiness

About six years ago, Liz Zorab knew that something wasn’t right. She had gained weight, her hearing and vision were …

The Dos and Donts of Reusing Substrates

Have you ever considered reusing substrates? It’s a practice that few people follow but one that can save money, time, …

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