Do Seeds Need Light To Germinate? Including A Plant List

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Do seeds need light to germinate? This is a question that many people ask themselves, but the answer is not always so cut and dry. It all depends on what type of seed you are talking about. Some sown seeds do need light to germinate, while other seeds do not but do need oxygen. The … Read more

Starting Seeds for Hydroponics: Do’s and Don’ts of Germination

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Do you want to grow your own food, but you don’t know where to start? Do you want to cut down on the cost of starting plants from seedlings in the store? If so, starting plant seeds hydroponically is an excellent way for you to do both. Hydroponics provides an easy and affordable way for anyone … Read more

What Hydroponic Growing Mediums are the Right One for You?

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Hydroponic growing mediums are a crucial component in hydroponic systems. They provide the plant roots with an area to grow and take up nutrient solutions from the water solution. A wide variety of growing media can be used, but each has its own benefits and drawbacks. How do you choose the right one? This post will … Read more

Hydroponic Systems: What’s The Right For Your Indoor Garden

6 types of hydroponics systems

Hydroponic systems are a type of hydroculture used to grow plants with less water and without soil. They have been around since the 18th century but weren’t popular until recently when people became more aware of how much water it takes to produce food. Growing a hydroponic garden at home has several benefits. It will … Read more

What Is Coconut Coir, How To Use It, And How to Pick The Best One

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There isn’t a good, comprehensive guide to coconut coir out there… until now. Coir is an essential growing medium in hydroponic gardening and soil growers. Still, knowing all the details about it is necessary to maintain healthy plant growth. There are a whole host of benefits to growing with coco coir. It retains water and … Read more

Planting in Peat Pots: What Are They, and How Do I Use Them?

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Planting in peat pots is a great way to start seedlings that you will eventually transplant into the ground or indoor garden. They are a biodegradable alternative to plastic pots that comes in many shapes and sizes. They can be made at home using materials you probably already have lying around the house. You can … Read more

What Is Peat Moss? Uses, Advantages and Disadvantages

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Peat moss is a peat-like substance that is used as an organic soil amendment. Peat moss has been used for centuries to help improve the quality of garden soils and keep them moist. It’s also often mixed with potting mix, or composted garden refuse to create a peaty soil blend suitable for planting pots and … Read more

15 Indoor Fruit Trees That Grow All Year Round and How to Care for Them

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Do you want to grow fresh fruit year-round? Fruit trees can be grown in containers or pots and produce fruit all year long. These trees are perfect for people who have limited space, live in apartments with no garden, or just like having their own personal tree. This blog post will detail 15 different fruit trees that provide … Read more

A Guide To Growing Chives Indoors: Planting, Harvesting, and Drying

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Chives are a delicious herb that can be used in many dishes. Growing chives indoors allows you to enjoy this delightful herb all year long and is not as difficult as it sounds! In this blog post, we will discuss the process of growing chives indoors, from planting them on your windowsill to harvesting and … Read more