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How to grow greenhouse hydroponic tomatoes

How to grow greenhouse hydroponic tomatoes

Planting density When growing greenhouse tomatoes, it’s important to use the proper planting density. Greenhouse tomatoes need at least four square feet per plant or 10,000 plants per acre. Using […]

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Keeping Your Plants Cool When the Mercury Climbs

Keeping Your Plants Cool When the Mercury Climbs

Everybody’s looking for a way to stay cool this summer, but while we’re drinking iced tea with the fans on full blast, our poor plants tend to get forgotten. After […]

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Specialize and Thrive: The Secret to Success with Small Commercial Greenhouses

Specialize and Thrive: The Secret to Success with Small Commercial Greenhouses

We live in a world of one-stop super shops, but don’t feel pressured to take your young greenhouse and transform it into a one-stop shop for everything growing. The idea […]

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Loving the Late Season Garden

Loving the Late Season Garden

When the nights start to get a little cooler, most gardeners take that as a sign that it’s time to roll up the garden and put it to bed for […]

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Beat the Winter Blues with Tropical Plants

Beat the Winter Blues with Tropical Plants

Where I live, the winters are long, cold, wet and horrid—they’re enough to make me long for the brilliant fiesta of summer way before the last cold snap is in […]

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Starting Seeds in the Greenhouse: Aster/Composite Family Vegetables

Starting Seeds in the Greenhouse: Aster/Composite Family Vegetables

Lettuces are an excellent choice for growing in cold frames and unheated greenhouses, provided they don’t freeze, of course. But have you ever wondered what other plants might be closely […]

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Water, Water Everywhere: Forming Your Greenhouse Watering Plan

Water, Water Everywhere: Forming Your Greenhouse Watering Plan

Well, it’s almost that time again—growing season. That means suddenly finding your greenhouse stuffed to the ceiling with little seedlings or crammed full of nursery finds. It’s great to plan […]

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The Dirt on Soil: Common Ingredients in Greenhouse Mediums

The Dirt on Soil: Common Ingredients in Greenhouse Mediums

Soil is a great thing to have under our feet; we walk all over it and it doesn’t complain. It’s made up of a variety of fine particulate, depending on […]

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Organic Pest Control Done Right

Organic Pest Control Done Right

  Gardening is all fun and games until some sort of nasty pest comes along to ruin things, but you don’t have to run out to the garden with chemicals […]