Hydroponics, the science of growing plants in a mineral nutrient solution (i.e. souped-up water that can require chemistry credentials), gets a lot of attention in growing circles, but we vastly prefer to sow our homegrown health revolution the natural way.
Medicinal Plant Compendium Explore a grid of the most popular medicinal plants used as herbal medicine. These plants have been shown to have their own unique beneficial effects on long-term health and wellness.Read More
New Survey: Americans increasingly wants to grow their own A new Green State Gardener survey suggests millions of Americans would grow marijuana at home – if it was legal. An estimated 44.5 million adults would ‘grow your own’ for personal use if growing cannabis was legalized– gardeners and non-gardeners alike–up from 10% to 18% in one year.Read More
Plants for stress and anxiety Your garden can offer effective treatment for stress and anxiety. For thousands of years we have prevented and treated everyday ailments with plants anyone can grow.Read More
Seed starting 101 A complete guide to starting seeds: from seed to sprout. Why should you start your owns seeds when transplants are available from many garden centers?Read More
HPS or LED Few things in life are certain, but this we can say for sure: The budding herbal marvels you grow indoors need a lot of light to make their magic bloom.Read More
What we think of hydroponics Organic Soil is a living, biologically active medium that no synthetic technology can match. Packed with life-giving bacteria and fungi, there are more organisms in a single teaspoon of healthy soil than there are people on Earth.Read More
Magnetic vs. electronic ballasts What is a ballast and why do I need one? High Pressure Sodium and Metal Halide grow bulbs use one of two kinds of ballasts to regulate their power supply: electronic and magnetic. Here’s what to know...Read More