Blog Entries categorized as "Grow Vegetables & Fruit"

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?

How Light Effects Plant Development

Plants have evolved to employ sensors to use different spectrums of light for different stages of growth and reproduction.​

Do Your Plants Have Chlorosis?

Look for leaf discoloration to ID chlorosis.

Tomato 'Homeslice' for Indoor Garden

Looking for good indoor tomato varieties?

Vegetable Days to Harvest

How do you figure out days to harvest?

Use Full Spectrum LED Grow Lights for White Light

Use full spectrum LED grow lights for white light

Grow Microgreens in a Small Space

Grow microgreens year-round indoors

Taking a Begonia Leaf Cutting

Begonias can form new plants from a leaf.

White Full Spectrum LED Grow Lights

White full spectrum LED grow lights

How to Plant Bare-root Strawberry in Containers

Bare-root strawberries are easy to plant.

Recycle Plastic Garden Pots for Seed Starting

Reuse your plastic plant pots for seed starting.

Seed Stratification for Germination

Some seeds require stratification for germination.

How to Fertilize Citrus Trees

Citrus plants can be heavy feeders.

Why Did My Plant Die?

We all kill houselpants sometimes. But why exactly did your plant die?

Problems Growing Cucumbers?

Cucumbers need lots of water!

Indoor Seeding Station

Indoor seeding stations are easy to use.

CMH Grow Lamps Offer Full-Spectrum Light

CMH lamps are avialable in two Kelvin measurements.

Tips for Growing Peas

Peas keep it cool

Two Phases of Cannabis Growth

Do Plants use UV Radiation?

UV can cause cellular damage and plant death.

What Causes Tomato Early Blight?

Tomatoes are susceptible to diseases such as tomato blight.

Indoor Plants Turning Brown? Could be Low Humidity

indoor plants turning brown? Could be low humidity.

How to Seed Microgreens

Seed Your Microgreens Indoors

Tomato Vines Need Support

Indeterminate tomatoes grow talll!

Aquaponic Growing Systems

What are aquaponics?

When to Transplant Seedlings

Don't wait too long to transplants your seedlings.

Rooting Brugmansia Cuttings

Brugmansia are fast rooters.

Grow Basil Indoors

Basil is an easy to grow herb.

Seed Peat Pellets

What are Microgreens?

How are microgreens different from sprouts?

Transplanting and Potting up Seedlings

Transplant your seedlings in stages.

Harvesting Peppers Indoors

Harvest peppers at different stages of ripeness.

Sooty Mold on Citrus Leaves

Sooty mold on citrus leaves.

Aerial Roots on Tomato Plants

Tomatoes produce aerial roots along their stems.

Roots Forming on a Plant Cutting

Root cuttings in water

What is a Deep-water Propagator?

Deep-water cloners for plant propagation

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