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Hydroponic growing mediums

Hydroponic growing mediums: What do I use instead of dirt? Hydroponic growing mediums have an essential job. They need to: support the main stem, help the root system get air allow the nutrients to circulate around the roots Most anything can make a suitable medium. Net Cups Regardless of what you choose for a medium, the…

how to grow lettuce indoors

Growing lettuce indoors

If you are interested in growing vegetables indoors, one of the easiest vegetables to grow is lettuce. Growing lettuce indoors is a must-do because lettuce comes in lots of varieties, grows quickly, takes up only a little space, tolerates less light and less heat than some vegetables. So let's learn the basics: There are four…

best light for indoor plants

What kind of light is best for indoor plants?

Planning to grow plants indoors?  Whether you are planning on growing traditional house plants, caucus, or vegetables, choosing the best grow light for indoor gardening is one of the most important.  So let's figure out what kind of light is best for indoor plants. The first thing you need to do is understand the basics…

gmo seeds

GMO, Non GMO, F1, Hybrid, organic

Often buying seeds can be confusing, and seeds can be GMO NON-GMO F1 Hybrid Organic.  However, what are you really getting, and are some worth the extra money? When you want to start your vegetable garden, you must decide not only what kinds of vegetables you want but also what kind of seeds.  It can…

growing fall vegetables indoors

How to start a Fall vegetable garden indoors

Fall is the perfect time to start an indoor vegetable garden. It is easy to grow fresh vegetables indoors regardless of how much space you have, and you don't need any complicated or expensive setup. With a little imagination, you can start a fall vegetable garden indoors. Lots of indoor vegetable garden containers for free!…

aquaponics

Easy and cheap DIY aquaponic filter

Aquaponics is a method of growing plants; however, with aquaponics, you are using fish tank water as a grow solution, i.e., fertilizer.  There are lots of costly and complicated filter systems you can buy.  If you know me, you will know that I don't like spending a lot of money on something I can make…

DIY organic fertilizers from ordinary things

DIY organic fertilizers from ordinary things

Organic fertilizer is great for your plants. Using organic fertilizer can help ensure a healthy environment for you and your plants.  Unfortunately, it can be expensive.  The solution is to use one or all of these DIY organic fertilizers from ordinary things. There are lots of things that you use in your everyday life that…