What’s the Difference Between Sprouts and Microgreens?

Sprouts and Microgreens are not just for chef-inspired plates anymore—these nutrient powerhouses are easy to grow right on your windowsill! But what is the difference between sprouts and microgreens? Microgreens Microgreens Microgreens are young, leafy versions of the same plants we grow in our gardens every summer. The difference is micro-greens are grown indoors and … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between Sprouts and Microgreens?

Mini Greenhouses for Outdoor Growing

Mini greenhouses are temporary structures that many people use to grow their plants outdoors in summer. They can be used for starting seeds, growing backyard vegetables, or rejuvenating your houseplants and orchids during the summer growing season. Typical Mini Greenhouse for outdoor growing They look like the perfect place to grow plants on your patio … Continue reading Mini Greenhouses for Outdoor Growing

3 Things You Should Know Before Transplanting from Soil to Hydroponics

Welcome to the wonderful world of hydroponic plants! What sold me on hydroponics in the beginning was its cleanliness (no soil!) and how easy it was to care for plants with a water gauge.  In fact, after I saw the advantages of growing with hydroponics I wanted to transfer all my plants! After 30 years … Continue reading 3 Things You Should Know Before Transplanting from Soil to Hydroponics

A Simple (and Effective) Way to Fertilize Your Orchids

There are many different ways to grow orchids, especially when it comes to nutrients.  Just ask 10 "experienced" growers and you'll get 10 different answers - guaranteed. A good nutrition program for orchids doesn't need to be complicated.     Complete, Balanced Nutrition is Easy With right fertilizer, complete, balanced nutrition for growing orchids is … Continue reading A Simple (and Effective) Way to Fertilize Your Orchids

Your Plants are Hungry – What Should You Feed Them?

  Have you noticed that days are getting longer and the sun is getting stronger? Your plants have. They're waking up after a long, dreary winter   . . . . and they're hungry. But what should you feed them? I remember when I started growing orchids, I didn't really pay much attention to what "plant … Continue reading Your Plants are Hungry – What Should You Feed Them?