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Top 5 Growing Tips To Boost Your Indoor Garden Game

I have been growing indoors for many years. Like all growers, I have encountered many mistakes and problems. However, these …

Celebrating World Soil Day

As if December isn’t busy enough, here’s another special event worth celebrating! World Soil Day happens every year on December …

5 Cool Ways to Master the Art of Growing Indoors

We’ve got cold, dark days ahead, so it’s time to put our energy into adding some green to our indoor …

The Geography Of Indoor Growing

“Indoors, YOU are Mother Nature!” I first read these inspiring (and somewhat daunting) words in a now antique guide to …

USDA Updates Plant Hardiness Zones For First Time In A Decade

Everything you thought you knew about growing plants in your region may have recently changed! For the first time in …

Merry & Bright: Turning The Garden Into A Holiday Treat

Evergreen boughs, candy canes, light-up reindeer, and strings of twinkling lights transform my sleepy winter garden into a holiday light …

Mold And Filters: The Importance Of Cleaning Your HVAC Equipment

Your HVAC equipment is the heart of your grow room. All the air and environmental conditions come from this mechanical …

Berry Bushes Offer Pops Of Color In Fall And Winter

Many ornamental shrubs and bushes start producing berries in the fall. During the rest of the year, these berry wonders …

Sugar, Sugar… The Truth Behind Simple Carb Supplements

Old Wives’ Tale? Bro-Science? Snake Oil? Or Magic Bullet? The use of simple sugars in the garden pre-dates the fancy …

Plant Of The Month: Hardy Cyclamen Adds Interest To The Late Fall And Early Winter Garden

I used to think of cyclamens as houseplants that my aunt grew on her windowsill, but I knew half the …

Bat Guano: The Plant Superfood With A Bad Rap

The Basics: What is Guano? Bats live in large colonies, sharing the same cave from generation to generation. As a …

5 Cool Ways To Light Up Your Indoor Growing Space

Let there be light! It’s no secret that plants need sunlight for photosynthesis, which isn’t always evident when growing indoors. …

Plant Of The Month: The Toad Lily Gets Out Of Bed Early And Stays Up Late

After every other perennial has finished in the garden, my toad lily (Tricyrtis hirta ) blooms. The irony is that it was …

Chop-And-Drop: No-Waste, Less Work, Happy Gardeners, And Healthy Plants

As the cooler nights set in, the blooms and foliage on many of our annuals and perennials are beginning to …

A Deep-Rooted Passion For Mushrooms At Fungaia Farm

It’s a crisp and bright November morning, and I am headed to Fungaia Farm, a local mushroom production company born …

Easy DIY: Mulching Is Essential To Climate-Friendly Gardening

Mulching is one of the best things you can do for your garden! An essential component of regenerative-organic and permaculture …

The Four-Leaf Clover of Sustainable Lawns

Are you tired of mowing and watering your lawn? A simple solution benefits the environment in many ways: grow a …

My Summer Celebrating Monarch Butterfly Sightings With My Kids

This summer, my backyard was alive with monarch butterflies. Every time I saw one of the caterpillars on our milkweed …

A Gardener’s Key Takeaways From One Of The Hottest Summers On Record

We will remember the summer of 2023 for many things, like wildfires, high temperatures, drought, and severe rainstorms that caused …

It Ain’t Over ‘til The Garden Bed Is Asleep – Fall Prep For A Healthier Spring

It’s been a long season. As you lop off the last plants and fruits for hang drying or fresh-frozen storage, …

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