• Just like humans, some plants are more compatible together than others. As the gardener, you’re in charge of making sure each vegetable gets along with their garden mates. To help you learn which plants are friends or foes, we’ve created this companion planting chart for vegetables. What Vegetables Grow Well Together? Companion planting is the [...]

  • The term “hydroponic gardening” may sound fancy or high-tech, but the concept is really pretty simple. While the practice of hydroponic gardening dates back to ancient times, it wasn’t until the 1950s that it started to gain prominence. What makes hydroponic gardening different from traditional growing practices? It does not involve the use of soil. [...]

  • If you’re one of those people who are stuck working inside an office all day, adding a little green to the scene in the form of plants can do wonders for your work environment. Office plants can provide a long list of benefits including: Alleviating stress – If squeezing rubber balls or taking walks around [...]

  • Have you ever marveled at the plump, juicy delicious tomatoes that your friends or neighbors seem to be able to grow so effortlessly? Do you wonder why your own tomato growing efforts don’t seem to deliver the same results? Growing perfect tomatoes isn’t always easy. A little luck and a lot of tender loving care [...]

  • These days, the concept of gardening encompasses much more than raising a few flowers and vegetables in the yard. While traditional backyard gardening is still a favorite pastime in the United States and around the world, the art of gardening continues to change and evolve. Let’s take a closer look at some of the “fresh [...]

  • If you’ve made the decision to start your very first organic vegetable garden, congratulations are in order! Organic gardening has much to offer. You’ll have lots of delicious and nutritious fresh produce on hand for your family that you can share with your friends and neighbors. By growing your own vegetables instead of buying them [...]

  • Whether you’re a soil gardener or a hydroponic gardener, a key challenge you’re likely to face is keeping your plants properly hydrated. You need to ensure your plants are receiving the appropriate amount of water without overwatering — and you need to be watering at just the right time. Use the following watering tips to [...]

  • Who says growing has to be limited to the outdoors? Growing herbs indoors can be a great way to put your green thumb to good use throughout the year, in even the harshest winter climates. With an indoor herb garden, you’ll have plenty of fresh herbs on hand for cooking or adding a little extra [...]

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