LED grow light tape

LED grow light tape strips

Growing plants indoors, whether traditional house plants, herbs, flowers, or vegetables, is fun and relaxing year-round.  However, one of the biggest dilemmas when growing indoors is proper lighting.  How do you get the right light to your plants if you don't have huge south-facing windows?  I found the best answer by far is by using…

aquaponics

Hydroponics vs aquaponics for indoor gardening

Hydroponic and aquaponic farming has been around for many years.  There are currently thousands of hydroponic and aquaponic commercial farmers worldwide.  Will this technology work in a small indoor garden?  The answer is Yes, but which is better?  Let's look at Hydroponics vs aquaponics for indoor gardening What is hydroponics? In its simplest terms, hydroponics is…

dutch bucket herbs

Dutch bucket for indoor vegetables

Dutch Buckets for indoor vegetables is a fun and different way to grow vegetables indoors. You can even use your fish tank to make a Dutch bucket aquaponics system. Hydroponic Dutch buckets are great for large vegetables such as tomatoes, broccoli, any kind of squash, etc These bucket systems are very similar to a traditional…

what herbs grow indoors without sunlight

What herbs can grow indoors without sunlight

Growing herbs are a wonderful way to add fresh flavors into your cooking and some pretty greenery into your kitchen.  However, not all kitchens have bright sunny windows.  If you don't have a lot of sun in your kitchen you might ask:  What herbs can grow indoors without sunlight. Which herbs do well without sunlight?…

the best hanging plants for beginners

The best hanging plants for beginners

Hanging plants are a great addition to any home.   They can be a space saver.  If you don't have lots of extra floors or shelf space you can hang a plant instead.  However, if you are new at growing plants hanging plants can be intimidating.  So what are the best hanging plants for beginners?…

Kratky method of growing vegetables

Kratky hydroponic method of growing vegetables

What is the Kratky System and what grows best in the Kratky hydroponic method of growing vegetables?  Let find out why you should be growing your greens with the Kratky method. The Kratky system, also known as the non-circulating system, is one of the easiest hydroponic systems. If you ever put a cutting from a…

easy hydroponic garden

2 Easy Hydroponic Gardens for Beginners

Hydroponics is a fun way to grow food and plants indoors without lots of work or money.  This post will show you 2 easy hydroponics gardens for beginners and includes great tips for seasoned hydroponic gardeners. What is Hydroponics? It is simply a way of growing plants without using soil.  Instead of soil, you use…