Blog Entries categorized as "Grow Vegetables & Fruit"

Aphids on Peppers

Aphids on pepper plants indoors.


Why Aren't My Tomatoes Ripening?

Tomato ripening depends on temperature


Grow Cuttings in an Automatic Propagator

Automatic propagator are cloning machines!


Thermoperiods for Plants in Grow Tents

Thermoperiod for plants grown indoors


Light Photoperiods for Growing Squash Indoors

Squash plants are day-neutral


Use a Humidity Dome to Root Cuttings

Keep humidity high around plant cuttings.


Some Seeds Need Red Light to Germinate

Some plant seeds do not germinate until they are exposed to red light.


Coir for Seed Starting


Grow Dwarf Squash Indoors

Choose bush squash for indoor garden


Full-Spectrum Lamps Emit All Colors of Light

Full-spectrum grow lamps, will emit some percentage of all colors of light within the PAR range.



Fiddleleaf Fig Care


Grow Kale

There are many types of kale for your indoor garden.


Grow Lamp Distance From Plants

Grow Lamp Distance From Plants


Ladybug Larvae Eat Whiteflies on Citrus

Ladybug larvae eat whiteflies.


Tips for Growing Oregano

Oregano is tough and easy to grow.


LED Grow Lights for Large Houseplants

Large houseplatnts might need extra light.


Pollination by Hand


Potting Soil for Indoor Gardening

Potting soil for indoor gardening.


Salvia benefits from Chilling


Use Full Spectrum LED Grow Lights for White Light

Use full spectrum LED grow lights for white light


How Fast do Seeds Germinate?

Different plants germinate at different speeds.


Heat Tolerance for Indoor Crops

Heat Tolerance for Indoor Crops


Compressed Seed Pellets for Seed Starting

Seed pellets are easy to use for seed germination.


Citrus Require Bright Light


Grow Cilantro Indoors

I can't live without cilantro!


African Violet Leaf Cutting


Seed Pack Instructions


Temperature and Humidity Levels

Temperature and Humidity Levels


Tips for Growing Cucumbers Indoors

Add cucumbers to your indoor garden


Trouble Germinating Seeds?

Some seeds need extra help to germinate.


Temperature Triggers Flowering in Some Plants

Temperature triggers flowering in some plants



Lettuce Seeds Need Light to Germinate

Lettuce Seeds Need Light to Germinate


Flexible LED Grow Light Strips

LEDs even come in strips for easy install.



Thin Your Seedlings


Grow More Dill!

Dill is a mush-have fresh herb.


Aphids Thrive in Cool Temperatures

Aphids thrive in cool temperatures


Grow Strawberries in Fabric Pots

Container Strawberries


What is the Critical Photoperiod for Cannabis?

Cannabis is a short-day plant.


What is an Aqua Garden?

Mini Kitchen Gardens


How Much Light Does Thyme Need Indoors?

Any time is a good time for Thyme!


Indoor Gardening Spaces

Indoor gardening spaces


Direct Seeding Vegetable Crops

Direct seed certain vegetables into the garden or pots.


Rooting a Succulent Leaf


Can You Grow Citrus Indoors?

Citrus blooms bring fragrance indoors


Salvia Stem Cutting


Group Indoor Edibles by Temperature Needs

Grow heat- or cool-temperature plants together


Repotting a Seedling

How to repot small seedlings.


Custom Kitchen Grow Light Shelves for Herbs

Fluorescent fixtures are small and easy to mount.


Many Plants are Photoperiodic

The length of time you leave your lights on is just as important as the type and intensity of light you provide.


Hydroponic Growing Systems

What are hydroponics?


Seedlings Will Stretch if Too Far From Light

Seedlings Will Stretch if Too Far From Light



How Far From Grow Lights to Place Seedlings

Move small fixtures up as plants grow larger to aviod heat stress.


Where to Take a Plant Cutting

Take cuttings from different places on a plant.


Ideal Temperatures for Growing Broccoli

Can broccoli take the heat?


Oedema Blisters on Indoor Pepper Plants

Oedema blisters on indoor pepper plants.


Biodegradable Seed Pots

Biodegradable seed pots


Grow Lights: Choose the Right Quantity and Spectrum of Light

Having the right spectrum of light is not enough to grow healthy plants.


Coir Mats for Microgreens

Grow microgreen seeds in coir mats


What is Seed Chitting?

What is seed chitting?


Can You Grow Plants Using Only Red Light?

Plants grown only under red light may not transpire properly


Grow Rainbow Beets

Beets are tasty and healthy.


Optimal Humidity for Indoor Plants

Optimal humidity for indoor plants


HPS Grow Lamp Light Spectrum

Add addtional lamps to cover teh blue spectrum when using HPS lamps.



Heat Generated by Grow Lamps


Begonia Leaf Plantlets


Scale Insects on Citrus Plants

Scale insects on citrus plants.




Foam Root Plugs for Cuttings

Root plugs are made of foam, for plant cuttings.


Impact of PPFD Light Levels on Cucumber Plants

Higher PPFD increases plant growth.


Grow Dwarf Citrus Indoors


Grow Mixed Lettuce Indoors

Can you grow mixed lettuces together?


Grow Tent Considerations


Grow Mint Indoors

You can grow many types of mint indoors


Can You Grow Citrus from Seed?

What happens when you start citrus seeds.


Use Grow Lights to Grow Citrus Fruit Indoors

Citrus need bright light indoors.


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Can I Grow 4" Basil Indoors?

Small plants may need to be replaced more frequently.


Grow Light Shelf Setup

Grow light shelf setup


Grow Carrots Indoors

How to seed and grow carrots.


Can You Replace LED Grow Lamps?

Can you replace LED grow lamps?


Growing Kale in Cool Temps


Grow Arugula

Arugula is easy to grow indoors and outside.


Countertop Lettuce with Grow Lights

Countertop Lettuce with Grow Lights


When to Start Fertilizing Tomatoes

Don't fertilize tomatoes too early.



Rooting Plants in Water

Many plants will develop new root when stems are placed in water.


Rose Stem Cuttings


How to Harvest & Save Wet Seeds

Saving wet seeds requires a few extra steps.


Grow Light Wattage per Square Foot

Grow light wattage per square foot


Collecting & Saving Seeds

How to save seeds.


Seeding Turnips


LED Grow Lights Run Quietly

LED grow lights run quietly



What are Chives?

Chives are an easy perennial herb.


Do LED Grow Lights Cost More?

Do LED grow lights cost more?


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