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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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Choose The Best Seedlings With These Tips

As the snow melts away and the weather warms up, it can only mean that planting time is just around …

Why Is There Mold Growing In My Seedling Tray?

When starting seeds indoors, a humidity dome or plastic wrap can help maintain moisture and warmth, two elements that significantly …

How To Upcycle Common House-Hold Items Into Seed Starting Containers

Gardening is such a rewarding hobby, but it can also be an expensive one. There are many budget-friendly ways to …

The Stench Of Power: Making Comfrey Tea

It’s easy to make but be warned; it’s stinky! Comfrey tea is the ultimate organic drink for your gardens. Follow this recipe for all of your flowering plants.

Got Old Seeds? Help Them Sprout With These Tips And Tricks

There’s something exciting about finding some long-forgotten, rare seeds. Once you have them, the challenge is to revive those genetics, …

Easy Cacti To Grow And Care For, Even If You Don’t Have A Green Thumb

I’ll admit that I’ve always figured a cactus would be pretty easy to grow and care for; I just thought …

How To Read A Seed Packet For A Thriving Garden

Seed starting is an exciting time of year, and for many people, that time has come! With the world of …

Plant Care: Garden Tasks You Can Do In The Winter

While some folks can look out their window right now and see their garden, others won’t see theirs for months, …

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 …

Can You Melt Snow To Water Your Houseplants?

Harvesting rainwater has been growing in popularity over the years as people become more conscious about water conservation and recognize …

How To Make Your Own Organic Gardening Soil

The rising popularity of organic gardening and a desire to naturally achieve big, bountiful, quality crops have many people looking …

5 Plants That Can Be Toxic To Pets

We all love our pets. They are members of our family, and we want to keep them safe and healthy. …

Garden Tools: A Basic Introduction To Enzymes

Enzymes are essential organic molecules found in all living organisms, including plants and humans. Without enzymes, the complex reactions within …

How Humidity Affects Your Houseplants

Have you considered humidity and how it affects your houseplants? Some have argued that humidity isn’t a huge factor when …

Cation and Anion Exchange Capacity And Why It Matters To Your Grow

The Science Corner will help readers learn about complex topics in the horticultural and hydroponic industries without the confusing jargon …

Make 2021 A Bountiful Year In The Garden With These Resolutions

You’d be hard-pressed to find somebody who isn’t happy to leave 2020 behind. Let’s face it; 2021 can only be …

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 …

Plant Parenting Is Hard: 5 Challenging Houseplants

Raise your hand if you’ve killed more than one houseplant in your life. The good news is you aren’t alone. …

The Battle Of The Holiday Plants: Poinsettia Vs. Christmas Cactus

Ladies and gentlemen. Boys and girls. Welcome to the Battle of the Holiday Plants! This fight is scheduled for four …

Plant Steering: How To Successfully Transplant Cuttings

Helping your plant cuttings transition into the next stage of growth is critical and will impact the speed of growth, …

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