Diagnose, Treat and Prevent: The Secrets to Eradicating Mold on Pots

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Gardening can be a beautiful and rewarding experience, but it’s not without its challenges. One of those? Fighting off mold on your plant pots! Mold growing on terra cotta pots, clay pots, and other planters can seem like an unsolvable problem, but with the right tools, techniques, and preventative measures, you can grow your beautiful … 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

How to Use A Tester, Strips, Vinegar, or Cabbage to Test Your Soil pH

How to test your soil PH levels

Soil composition can have a significant effect on the success of your garden. Some plants require a slightly acidic environment, while acidic soil will hurt other plants’ growth.  However, knowing how to test soil PH and what your specific plants prefer will do you little good if you have no idea what pH the soil … Read more

How to Get Rid of Fungus Gnats and Save Your Edible Plants

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If you’re a plant owner, you’ve probably encountered fungus gnats at some point. These pesky little flies can quickly ruin your plants if left untreated. This blog post will discuss the annoying fungus gnats and how they can harm your plants. We will also provide tips on how to get rid of them, so you … Read more

What’s Better for Indoor Growing Plants: Hydroponics vs Soil

What's better - Hydroponics vs Soil

12,000 years ago, humans began growing outdoors for plant-based food. Hunter-gatherers initially tried their hand at farming in the Zagros Mountains. Since then, the majority of human civilization has let their plants grow in nutrient-rich soil. However, recent climate developments suggest we may have a more challenging time using traditional soil. Plant growth relies on … Read more

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

Indoor Gardening Step By Step Guide: How To Germinate Seeds Indoors

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Alright, you want to grow your own plants. You’re not alone in this desire. So many people are trying to figure out how to start seeds indoors. It’s understandable why: indoor gardening is a wonderful way to get the benefits of fresh produce year-round without having to do all the work of maintaining an outdoor … Read more