What Is Plant Blight and How Do I Prevent It?

Blight is a common condition which affects a number of different plant species. Whether you’re growing them indoors or outdoors, nearly all plants are susceptible to this potentially deadly disease. While there’s no way to completely prevent it, there are steps you can take to help reduce the chance of it it appearing in your … Continue reading

5 Tips For Growing Chili Peppers Indoors

Chili peppers are spicy, flavorful peppers that used as a flavoring agent in a variety of dishes. Some people use them to make salsa, pastas, pizza, while others eat them plain. While you can always purchase them from your local supermarket or grocery store, chili peppers are actually quite easy to grow. In this post, … Continue reading

The Importance of Ventilation In a Grow Room

Proper ventilation is a key element that’s necessary for indoor grow rooms. Whether you’re growing fruit, vegetables, herbs, decorative flowers or any other type of plant, you must keep fresh air circulating through the room. Unfortunately, many first-time growers overlook this step, allowing the air to grow stagnant around their plants. Plants may initially grow … Continue reading

Oxygen In Hydroponics Gardening: What You Should Know

One of the most frequently overlooked elements of a hydroponics garden is oxygen. Plants grown in a water-based environment need a steady supply of oxygen going to their roots. This typically isn’t a problem in traditional soil-based gardens since oxygen is a byproduct of carbon dioxide during photosynthesis; however, the water-based medium of a hydroponics … Continue reading

Help! My Tomato Plant Is Infected With Leaf Miners!

Leaf miners pose a serious threat the health and well-being of tomato plants. Infestations are characterized by the presence of distinct leaf patterns (shown in the image to the right). You may notice a few ‘unnatural’ line shapes on a couple leaves, but this problem will likely become progressively worse if not treated. Those few … Continue reading

Benefits of Indoor Gardening With a Grow Tent

If you’re thinking about starting an indoor garden, you should consider using a grow tent to maximize you yield. Whether you grow vegetables, fruit, herbs, or decorative flowers, using a grow tent offers several unique advantages that can’t be ignored. Keeps Bugs and Pests Out One important benefit of a grow tent is the simple … Continue reading

Organic Gardening With Epsom Salt

Magnesium sulfate (or what’s commonly referred to as Epsom salt) is a type of chemical-based salt containing magnesium, sulfur and oxygen. While it’s most commonly used for medicinal purposes, Epsom salt has also proven useful in the garden. Its unique chemical structure makes it effective at treating nutrient deficiencies as well as deterring pests. To … Continue reading

Identifying and Treating Nutrient Deficiencies In Houseplants

Nutrient¬†deficiencies are one of the most common problems plagued by houseplants. Whether you’re growing leafy ferns, flowers, herbs, towering bamboo stalks, or edible vegetables, you must inspect them on a regular basis to ensure they are given the appropriate amount of nutrients. Allowing your houseplants to suffer from a nutrient deficiency may hinder their growth … Continue reading