Hose Nozzles and Sprayers: A Complete Buyer’s Guide

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I don’t know about you, but I’m a lazy gardener.I want my tools to do most of the work.This is even more true when it comes to watering my garden. When I first started gardening, I worked with what I had on hand…a good hose reel and a high-quality garden hose. But neither of those […]

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Rooting Hormones Explained and Reviewed

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Have you tried to propagate plants but not had much success?Have you excitedly taken cuttings from your garden and placed them lovingly in your nursery, only to see them wilting and drooping?Well, you might be missing out on a key element of propagating cuttings successfully – using rooting hormone. If you’ve never experimented with rooting […]

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The COB LED Grow Light Explained and Reviewed

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Have you heard about COB LED grow lights, and now you’re wondering what all the fuss is about?Then look no further, because I’ve got a treat for you.In this article, I want to go over the COB LED phenomenon. I will explain what they are, and how they’re a significant development for indoor grow light […]

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6 Off The Wall Gardening Ideas To Try This Spring

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One of the best things about gardening are all of the creative tips and tricks that gardeners come up with. As an old farmer, here are six that I’ve heard of and tested. Well, I’ve tested all but #1! I hope you enjoy these tricks. Let me know in the comments if you have any […]

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Bring on the Sizzle This Summer 8 New Hot Peppers for 2017

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Some people escape the summer heat by going to the beach, splashing in a pool, or just hiding inside. Not gardeners. The hotter, the better, especially when it comes to growing our delectable hot peppers. When other plants are withering in the heat, our pepper plants are soaking it all in and rewarding us with […]

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The Best Plant Humidifiers For Your Indoor Garden

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If you’ve ever walked into a botanical garden or been fortunate enough to travel to a tropical area, you’ve been blasted by warm, humid air. When I first got into houseplants and tropical plants, I was shocked at how much humidity some of them needed to thrive. Taking care of my new plants seemed simple […]

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The Best Potting Soils: How to Choose The Right Potting Mix For Your Plants

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If you’re growing in containers, chances are good you’re using some kind of potting soil for your precious plants.But what if I told you that the “soil” in your pot isn’t technically “soil” at all? What if I told you that it’s a mix made of composted tree materials, peat moss, and a myriad of […]

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Nitrogen Toxicity: Understanding and Preventing It In Your Garden

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Hydroponic gardening is wonderful for so many reasons, but we growers still run into problems from time to time. In fact, as a beginner there can be more problems than gardening in soil! Nitrogen toxicity is one of these annoying problems. Nitrogen is one of the most important nutrients for plants, but too much can cause […]

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5 Best Seed Starting Mixes For Explosive Plant Growth

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Whether you’re planning for spring or just getting a head start on your gardening tasks in general, starting seeds can be one of the trickiest parts of being a gardener. If you’re used to buying seedlings from your local nursery and haven’t ever started seeds before, it can be daunting to figure out exactly what […]

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Zebra Plant Care – Growing Aphelandra Squarrosa

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The zebra plant is a finicky houseplant that is growth both for its striped foliage and beautiful golden flowers.In this guide, you’ll learn exactly how to care for, troubleshoot, and propagate this wonderful houseplant. Quick Navigation Zebra Plant OverviewZebra Plant CareLightWaterSoilFertilizerRepottingPruning​PropagationProblemsIs the Zebra Plant Toxic?PestsDiseasesFAQs​ Zebra Plant Overview Common Name(s)Zebra plant Scientific NameAphelandra squarrosa FamilyAcanthaceae […]

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Zebra Plant Care – Growing Aphelandra Squarrosa

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The zebra plant is a finicky houseplant that is growth both for its striped foliage and beautiful golden flowers.In this guide, you’ll learn exactly how to care for, troubleshoot, and propagate this wonderful houseplant. Quick Navigation Zebra Plant OverviewZebra Plant CareLightWaterSoilFertilizerRepottingPruning​PropagationProblemsIs the Zebra Plant Toxic?PestsDiseasesFAQs​ Zebra Plant Overview Common Name(s)Zebra plant Scientific NameAphelandra squarrosa FamilyAcanthaceae […]

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Prayer Plant Care – Growing The Maranta Plant

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Prayer plants are some of the most beautiful houseplants you can find. They’re great in hanging baskets as they spread low and wide.Whether you’re just starting out with houseplants or an an expert grower, the prayer plant is an excellent choice. Quick Navigation Prayer Plant OverviewTypes of Prayer PlantPrayer Plant CareLightWaterSoilFertilizerRepottingPruning​PropagationProblemsGrowing ProblemsPestsDiseasesFAQs​ Prayer Plant Overview […]

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Lucky Bamboo Care – Growing Dracaena Sanderiana

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In Asian cultures, lucky bamboo has been a symbol of good fortune for over 4,000 years. Recently it’s also become popular house plant that is widely available outside of Asia.Aside from being a pretty plant, one of the main reasons for its popularity is how easy it is to grow. Quick Navigation Lucky Bamboo OverviewLucky Bamboo […]

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3/29/2017: What Is Hydroponics?

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In the first episode of the Epic Gardening podcast, we take a look at hydroponics — what is it, where it came from, and if it’s a beneficial way to grow plants. Thanks for tuning in to the very first episode — I’m grateful to have you with me! Keep Growing, Kevin In the first […]

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Plant Nutrients Explained: Everything You Ever Need To Know

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Ready for a test? With paper and pencil, make a list of ALL nutrients that plants need to grow properly. We’ll wait…no cheating! Here’s the list to check yourself against: Nitrogen Phosphorus Potassium Calcium Magnesium Sulfur Chlorine Copper Magnesium Iron Boron Molybdenum Zinc Carbon Hydrogen Oxygen There are more elements here than you listed, I […]

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Purple Velvet Plant (Gynura Aurantiaca) Care Guide

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The purple velvet plant, or gynura aurantiaca, is one of the most unique houseplants you can grow. This is due to the odd velvety purplish hairs that it produces on its green leaves.Add the weird-smelling orange flowers to the equation and you have quite an interesting houseplant! Let’s get into how to grow, care for, […]

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Dwarf Umbrella Tree Care – Growing Schefflera Arboricola

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The umbrella plant is a fantastic houseplant for beginner and experienced gardeners alike. It has beautiful foliage, making it perfect to use inside the home. It’s popular because it’s not an picky plant and tolerates some neglect and a variety of growing conditions. Quick Navigation [Plant] OverviewToxicity[Plant] CareLightWaterSoilFertilizerRepottingPruning​PropagationProblemsGrowing ProblemsPestsDiseasesFAQs​ Umbrella Tree Overview Common Name(s)Dwarf umbrella tree, umbrella […]

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Ponytail Palm Care – How to Grow Beaucarnea Recurvata

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The ponytail palm is a unique houseplant that — SURPRISE — isn’t a palm at all! It is actually a succulent, believe it or not.It’s an excellent choice if you want to add a beautiful houseplant to your home without spending a lot of time caring for it. You can also grow it well as […]

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Snake Plant Care – Growing The “Mother In Law’s Tongue”

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If I had to create an award for the best houseplant for beginners, the humble snake plant or “Mother-In-Law’s Tongue” would win it.You can pretty much ignore this plant for a month and it will be ​fine. They have a beautiful and striking appearance in your home, and even remove toxins (benzene, formaldehyde) from your home.Without […]

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How to Care For The Wandering Jew Plant

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The Wandering Jew is not a single plant — it’s the name given to a few different plants in the genus Tradescantia.When grown outdoors it’s considered invasive in many regions of the world, but those same growing characteristics make it perfect as an indoor vining plant. Quick Navigation Wandering Jew OverviewTypes of Wandering Jew PlantsWandering […]

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5 Houseplants That Increase Your Productivity

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Are you looking to be more productive at your home office or workplace? What if I told you that the secret to unlocking more productivity could come in the form of a plant? Yes…a simple houseplant. In a study performed by Exeter University, office workers who filled their work spaces with houseplants experienced a 15% […]

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Dieffenbachia Plant Care: How To Grow Dumb Cane

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Dieffenbachia — also known as the dumb cane plant — is one of the top ten most popular houseplants out there. It’s easy to care for and has beautiful variegated green and white foliage.In this guide, we’ll cover the dieffenbachia plant from A to Z – it’s care, propagation, pests, diseases, and common problems.Let’s get […]

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Peace Lily Care – How to Grow Spathiphyllum

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The Peace Lily, also known as the White Sail Plant or Spathiphyllum, is one of the most popular plants to grow indoors. If people only knew that it filters out five dangerous toxins from the air, it would be the most popular of all! The toxins include benzene, formaldehyde, trichloroethylene, xylene, and ammonia.In this guide, […]

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English Ivy (Hedera Helix) Care Guide

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The mental image of a lush, green plant overtaking the old brick wall of a centuries-old cottage is enough to make any gardener start a new English ivy plant in their home.English ivy is a fantastic climber, using its tiny roots to grab on to any surface. It can be used to cover any surface […]

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English Ivy (Hedera Helix) Care Guide

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The mental image of a lush, green plant overtaking the old brick wall of a centuries-old cottage is enough to make any gardener start a new English ivy plant in their home.English ivy is a fantastic climber, using its tiny roots to grab on to any surface. It can be used to cover any surface […]

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Grow Tent Setup: The Complete Guide

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Are you wondering about setting up your very first tent? You’re in the right place! Grow tents are one of the most important tools when it comes to indoor gardening and setting them up is a simple process once you know what’s needed.A grow tent allows you to recreate nature under your very own conditions. […]

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Top 6 Indoor Succulents and How to Care For Them

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Recently succulents have taken the gardening world by storm. They’re showing up all over magazines and homes because they’re such an easy way to add life to a room. Getting into succulents is easy and fun, but it helps to know your succulents before you start throwing them into some glass and sand. Although they […]

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China Doll Plant (Radermachera Sinica) Growing Guide

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The china doll plant is a fairly recent houseplant, having only been introduced since the early 1980s. It’s a fairly compact plant that has became very popular due to how tolerant it is of the warm, low-humidity air of most modern homes.It has medium to dark green glossy leaves that almost look a bit oily. […]

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Cast Iron Plant (Aspidistra Elatior) Growing Guide

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If you’re looking for a hardy and forgiving houseplant, then look no further than the cast iron plant.Also known by plant enthusiasts by it’s latin name Aspidistra eliator, this plant has a long and storied history, having been cultivated since the early Victorian era.In this guide, you’ll learn exactly how to plant, care for, and […]

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29+ Ornamental Grasses and How To Grow Them

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I’ll admit, when I first started gardening the idea of growing ornamental grasses made no sense to me.”If you can’t eat it, who cares?” I thought. Well, I’ve changed my ways!Ornamental grasses add a​n extra layer of beauty and depth to your garden and landscaping, and are surprisingly easy to grow.In this article, we’ll look […]

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Winter Gardening: 13+ Tips and To-Do’s

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For a gardening enthusiast, there’s nothing worse than not getting out into your green space. If you’ve got a green-fingered calling, the winter can put the brakes on your passion and bring down your mood. Luckily, there are many ways to stay busy in the garden during the winter. How to Keep Gardening in Winter Prepare […]

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Broadleaf Lady Palm (Rhapis Excelsa): Growing Tips and Care

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Broadleaf lady palms are a strange species of fan palms that actually don’t exist in the wild — they came from Chinese cultivators.They’re exceptionally good indoor houseplants, because they clean toxins from the air. The main four they process are carbon dioxide, formaldehyde, xylene, and ammonia. They’re also easy to care for, making them good for gardening […]

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White Sage Plant: Growing Guide, Smudging, and Seeds

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If there’s any herb that has a history, it’s white sage.it’s been used for hundreds of years, most notably among the native american tribes, where it’s known as qaashil, pilhtaay, shaltai, and many more ancient names.​It lives well past two years if properly cared for, and it’s easy to care for — so you should […]

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White (Ghost) Pumpkins: Care, Types, and Growing Tips

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All right, I’ll ‘fess up…I like a good shortcut. Something that can save me time and energy is guaranteed to make me smile.Take for example the white ghost pumpkin. White pumpkins can be made into a jack o’lantern with a ghostly twist using a few strokes of a knife or paintbrush, then turned into a […]

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Money Tree Plant (Pachira Aquatica) Care and Growing Tips

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Do the names “Saba Nut” or “Malabar Chestnut” bring visions of dollars, coins, and other forms of monetary wealth to mind?No?What if I were to mention the Pachira plant?​Still no mental pictures of riches?​That might be because you haven’t heard these other names for the Pachira Money Tree plant.​Ah, perhaps now you see the greenbacks […]

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The Best Full Spectrum LED Grow Lights [Updated 2017]

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With so many indoor grow light options, especially in the LED market, it has become really confusing to figure out which grow light to buy.And when it comes to buying a full spectrum LED grow light, not all LEDs are built the same way. You need to pay attention to both the quality and quantity […]

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73+ Heirloom Apples You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

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When it comes to apples, most of us think of Granny Smith, Gala, or Red Delicious. What if I told you that there are dozens of apples that time has forgotten? Apples that we cultivated in the 1800’s and 1900’s that for some reason or another, disappeared from our diets?I wanted to figure out the history […]

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The Best Rain Barrels Right Now [2017 Update]

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If you’re a gardener, you’ve probably wondered how you can collect natural rain to water your garden. If you don’t know much about gardening, you still might love having a rain barrel. It can make you more self-sufficient, help you save money and let you water your yard even during a drought.Before I bought my […]

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Elephant Ear Plant: Care, Types, and Tips

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If you were to Google the words “elephant ear,” you would find a range of images, from the delicious, doughy staple of fried fair fare to those enormous pachyderms in all their gray, wrinkly glory.As a gardener you will zoom in on pictures of large, green leaves that so cleverly resemble those flappy elephant ears […]

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6 Ways to Keep Composting in Winter

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For many people, winter is about cozy open fires, slippers and huddling inside. Few people give much thought to their garden during the winter, let alone the compost pile. But composting in the winter gives your garden and soil a great head-start when spring finally comes. Read on for tips and hints to help you […]

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When is the Best Time to Water Your Garden?

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Being a new gardener is hard. There’s so much to learn — how to start seeds, how to care for your plants, how to prevent diseases…the list goes on. But would you believe me if I told you that one of the most common mistakes that new gardeners make is one of the simplest to fix? […]

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The Best Lawn Aerators (Manual and Machine)

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Although I mostly write about gardening, from time to time I like to touch on other yard-related activities… Including the lawn. For some, the lawn is a staple of the yard, and proper lawn care is something to be sought after. When thinking of lawn care, fertilizing, mowing, and edging come to mind. But aeration? […]

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30+ Creative and Doable Alternative Housing Ideas

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As gardeners, we’re connected to the earth in ways that other people simply aren’t. Naturally, we’re interested in other types of sustainable and Earth-friendly pursuits…I know I am!I’ve been reading about alternative housing ideas for a while now and decided to put together a list of the coolest alternative housing options that I could find.I […]

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Metal Halide Grow Lights Explained and Reviewed

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If you’re a grower, you’re probably looking into Metal Halide HIDs to give your garden a healthy beautiful green lush.Metal Halide grow lights have been in the market long enough to prove themselves as one of the favorite go to grow lights for growing plentiful, beautiful and nutritious green canopies.I’ve put up this guide in […]

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Best Pruning Saws: Hand, Folding, Tree, and Electric

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Hand, Pole, and Electric Pruning Saws…Oh My! Have you found yourself gazing at your favorite little nook in your study, thinking about lopping off a few branches of that tree outside to let in a bit more natural light for reading? Do you feel that extremely tall lilac bush is about to consume the smaller […]

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19+ Best Landscaping Books for Gardeners, Architects, and Designers

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When I was in high school, I participated in “career day” with the rest of my class, shadowing a person who had the career that I hoped to have in the future…The career I chose? Landscape architect. I learned so much from my day shadowing. That day, the seed was planted that sprouted into my […]

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19+ Best Landscaping Books for Gardeners, Architects, and Designers

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When I was in high school, I participated in “career day” with the rest of my class, shadowing a person who had the career that I hoped to have in the future…The career I chose? Landscape architect. I learned so much from my day shadowing. That day, the seed was planted that sprouted into my […]

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13 Best Tiny House Books for Inspiration and Action

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Unless you’ve been living deep undercover, you’ve likely heard about the tiny home movement that’s been sweeping the country over the past 4-5 years.There’s even a show about it on HGTV these days, so you know it’s gotten popular enough that the mainstream media is trying to cash in.That said, it’s a wonderful counter-culture movement […]

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Ceramic Metal Halide Lights: What They Are And How To Use Them

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Ceramic Metal Halide Grow Lights Explained and ReviewedIf you’ve been wondering about Ceramic Metal Halide or Light Emitting Ceramic grow lights, you’re on the right track. CMH grow lights are hands down the best HID grow lamp technology available on the market right now.Also known as LEC grow lights, they have the best PAR spectrum […]

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The Best HPS Bulbs For Your Garden

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For years, HPS technology has proven itself one of the best grow light choices for indoor and outdoor gardeners who want big, consistent, and predictable harvests. In short, HPS delivers.In this guide, we have gathered what we consider to be the most important information to help you choose the right HPS bulb for your garden. […]

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Best Aquaponics Books, Resources, Blogs, and Videos

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When getting started in aquaponics, it’s hard to know where to begin. It’s a more complicated way of growing than soil gardening or even hydroponics, so it’s natural to feel confused.When I first started growing aquaponically, I turned to some of the best aquaponics books to show me the way.​Reading these books gave me all […]

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