gardening

  1. Maximizing Yields With Home Hydroponics – Improving Output

    If you’re into hydroponics, it’s pretty safe to assume you’re into the maximization of yields. Regardless of what it is you are growing, the fact that you have chosen to grow it by...
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  2. Hydroponic Troubleshooting – What’s Wrong, What to Do?

    There’s nothing quite so hair-tearingly frustrating as investing heavily in terms of time, effort and indeed in a financial sense only to get the idea that your hydroponic garden is dying before...
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  3. Five Surprisingly Interesting Facts About Hydroponics

    As the single fastest growing sector of agriculture, hydroponic farming is slowly but surely taking over as the new standard for food and crop production. But along with bringing to light...
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  4. 15 Simple Yet Crucial Hydroponic Growing Tips From the Pros

    When you first get started in the field of hydroponics, it can be a little daunting to say the least. With so much equipment to become familiar with and all manner of different rules to follow and...
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  5. 5 Mistakes All Hydroponics Newcomers Make…And How to Avoid Them

    So the good news is that if you find yourself on the receiving end of a stern ‘talk to self’ having well and truly screwed up your hydroponic growing efforts, you’re far from alone....
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  6. The Growing Benefits of LED Hydroponic Lights

    LED lights have been a pretty big deal for some time now, though it’s only as of relatively recently that the technology has begun making significant strides in the world of hydroponics....
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  7. The Benefits of Dual-Spectrum Bulbs

    One of the most common questions of all thrown the way of those in the hydroponics industry is that of what exactly, if any, are the benefits of dual-spectrum grow lamps? They’re available in...
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  8. Indoor Plant Lighting – Five Key Considerations

    For the indoor gardener, there are few (if any) matters more important than that of ensuring adequate and appropriate light is provided for the plants being grown. Indoor plant lighting has the...
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  9. Hydroponic Lighting Mistakes – Five Painfully Common Rookie Errors

    It’s probably fair to say that the biggest and most obvious rookie error of all when it comes to providing light for indoor gardens is that of simply using the lights, lamps and bulbs you...
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  10. Your Prize Herb Garden – Why Bring it Indoors?

    There was a time not particularly long ago that to grow indoors meant to stick a few pots on the windowsill and hope nature was kind enough to make it happen.  These days however, modern...
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  11. Remove the Sting, Make Nettle Your New Best Friend

    No matter how interested anyone may be in cultivating their own herbs and spices at home, it’s rare to find anyone that takes much of an interest in nettle. And why would they, as for the...
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  12. Indoor Herb Growing Tips – Six Essential Rules to Follow

    Would it be fair to say that growing herbs indoors is easy? Technically speaking, the answer is yes, though it of course depends entirely on what you are doing.  After all, driving a car is...
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  13. Hydroponic Herbs – Why Grow Your Own?

    Starting your own herb garden is undoubtedly one of the most enjoyable hydroponic exploits anyone can get up to, not to mention perhaps the most satisfying all. Herbs have played a crucially important...
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  14. Five Fabulous Herbs to Grow Indoors This Winter

    Like it or not, the summer is officially history once again and the country is staring down the barrel of another brutal winter. Not that the colder months of the year aren’t without their own...
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  15. The Five Most Common Problems Plaguing Indoor Veggie Gardens

    As so many will have found out the hard way, there’s nothing more soul-destroying than putting your heart, soul and indeed your time into a glorious indoor garden, only things to turn sour at...
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  16. Six Surprisingly Simple Fruits and Veggies to Grow Indoors

    One of the most commonly-asked questions on the subject of growing fruits and vegetables indoors is of course that of which are the easiest plants to grow for newcomers? Now more than ever, growing...
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  17. Grow Your Own – 10 Steps to Success

    Growing your own fruits, vegetables and herbs indoors can be uniquely rewarding and doesn’t necessarily have to be nearly as challenging as it may appear. So for those who are considering going...
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  18. Choosing the Best Lights For Indoor Plants

    When it comes to growing plants indoors, one of the most pivotal factors in terms of determining your success or otherwise will of course be your choice of lighting.  It’s no secret that...
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  19. Bees and Butterflies – How Herbs Can Bring Your Garden to Life

    There is nothing better than a gorgeous warm summer’s morning spent pottering in the garden. The sights and smells of your favourite flowers, vegetables and shrubs can be truly magnificent. Add to...
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  20. Test Your Soil's pH At Home – It’s Surprisingly Simple

    pH measures the acidity or alkalinity of your soil and can make the difference between happy, healthy and luscious plants and a wilting, high maintenance, unsatisfying garden. Knowing the pH of your...
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