Tuber and root crops never seem to get the kind of attention or appreciation that growing vegetables like big, juicy tomatoes or peppers do, but they can still be a very useful addition to your indoor vegetable garden in Florida. Once you get the hang of growing these valuable veggies, […]
Whether you choose hydroponics or outdoor growing (or a combination of the two), water is a vital component. While water is particularly integral to the success of hydroponic gardening, you cannot grow most outdoor plants without hydrating them.
In Florida, water conservation and proper use are essential. Thus, it is in […]
One of the gardening challenges of growing plants in Florida is that there is generally no cool, dormant period to offset the consistent warmth of the air and soil temperature. Plants that grow in Florida must be well adapted to the almost year-round warmth of the long growing season and […]
Proper lighting is important when you are growing indoors. A good fertilizer plan and a well-establish watering routine along with the help of indoor grow lights will help your plants thrive.
What are Grow Lights?
A grow light is an artificial source of light, usually electric, that is designed to stimulate […]
While the earthy and pungent scent of an outdoor garden can make for a memorable walk on a beautiful day, odors from your grow room can be annoying. While no one method is a panacea, here are a few tried and true approaches to getting your grow room back to […]
What Is a Light Emitting Ceramic System?
As innovative and practical as indoor gardening is, there’s no getting around the fact that most plants require light. For years, indoor growers have used high intensity discharge (HID) lamps. A Light Emitting Ceramic (LEC) setup is the next evolutionary step in lighting for […]
The trick to growing healthy plants is controlling their environments. Most plants can only thrive under fairly specific conditions, and growing them outside of those conditions can lead to reduced productivity and faltering growth. The majority of growers understand that they need to control the water supply, nutrients, and even […]
Aquaponics and hydroponics both have amazing potential to improve yields and quality levels over traditional soil-based gardening. Both systems utilize water to deliver nutrient inputs to the garden’s root system. Even so, there are critical differences to consider when deciding which system is right for your garden.
Hydroponics as a practice […]