Oct
30
2015

Light Deprivation and Supplementation for Greenhouses

The answer lies in the light deprivation/supplementation greenhouse design, and those who stand to make the most money in the upcoming boom of national marijuana policy, are the same businesses who employ the latest technology available to the greenhouse cultivation market. Continue Reading




Comments Off
Oct
30
2015

Aquaponics is Easier Than You Think

The best way to describe Aquaponics is as a symbiotic relationship; the fusion of aquaculture and hydroponics.




Continue Reading




Comments Off
Apr
01
2013

Cold Frames for a Head Start To Spring Gardening

Cold Frame Basics The term “cold frame” typically refers to a low profile covered structure used to protect plants from the elements. Often cold weather, and excessive wetness or moisture can hinder the growth of small plants – so a cold frame can be a viable solution to nurture the plants to a size where they can withstand the elements. As far as greenhouses go, the term cold frame actually has more than one meaning. Basically, the different groups that … Continue Reading




Comments Off
Apr
01
2013

Greenhouse Films and Fabrics for Home Gardening

It’s greenhouse season, and many people are just beginning to consider what kind of structure they’d like, and what kind of materials they should use. When most of us think about greenhouses, we imagine those iconic Dutch glass structures. Glass lets in nearly 100% of the light (Light-transmission) and looks beautiful, but has many disadvantages compared to other greenhouse materials. Glass is expensive, heavy, fragile, and difficult to install. Single-pane glass is a terrible insulator, and can be very expensive to heat … Continue Reading




Comments Off
Jan
29
2013

Starting Seeds Indoors

Starting seeds indoors is a great way to get a head start on summer crops and a common practice for year round hydroponic gardeners. How a plant starts it’s life can have a big affect on how well the plant ultimately develops and matures. Improper care of a seedling or small plant can stall the plant’s growth and root development which can lead to slower growth, plant disease, pest infestations and poor harvests. The good news is starting seeds indoors … Continue Reading




Comments Off