The 5 Basics: Growing Food in Indoor/Outdoor Greenhouses

The great thing about growing your own food in an indoor or outdoor greenhouse is the control you have over the environment — as long as you use that control wisely. Here are some basic ideas and techniques to get you started on a lifelong love affair with greenhouse gardening.

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4 Compelling Reasons to Grow Your Own Vegetables

Why are vegetable prices soaring? Recent reports from agriculture industry analysts shed some light, but don’t promise any relief. So take a stand. Start growing your own food at home for these 4 reasons, some of which we’ll bet you haven’t even considered.

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4 Common Mistakes That Doom Your House Plants

Do you hesitate to bring home beautiful house plants because you can’t bear to watch another one wilt away? Take heart. Even experienced gardeners can have trouble keeping plants healthy indoors all year round. Improve your results by avoiding these 4 common mistakes.

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How to Make Your Own Organic Compost

Compost is a critical building block for growing organic food at home. Be sure you’re using clean organic compost by making your own. Here are some pointers to get you started, so next year you won’t have to say — yet again — I’ll do my own composting…um…next year.

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How to Grow Potatoes Indoors and Why You Should

Watching Matt Damon’s character grow potatoes on Mars in The Martian has sparked a national frenzy of growing potatoes indoors. Okay, that may not be true, but it should be. It’s easy, and you can grow more diverse and tasty varieties than you find in most stores. Here’s a basic guide.

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Tips From an Indoor Gardener: The Winter Salsa Garden

What’s better than homegrown, homemade salsa? Homegrown, homemade salsa IN THE WINTER. And it’s not too late to get started. For inspiration and few tips, read this progress report on my winter salsa garden, which I started in early September in my Eco Garden House.

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