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Three distinct systems – all vying for the top spot in the niche of alternative growing systems.
For indoor growers, beneficial micro-organisms are one of the keys to unlocking a garden’s full potential.
Starting your seeds hydroponically has many benefits, but many people are unsure how to go about it. Shannon McKee gives us a primer on the basics of starting your own seeds to expand on what you’re currently growing.
Hybrid seeds will give you significantly higher yields and multiple disease-resistant properties.
Targeting high-value, niche markets or products, and adapting a social business model can help urban greenhouses derive profit.
The president of Nextleaf Labs says the process isn't too difficult and Canadians have plenty of good reasons to give home growing a try.
"To help improve the farming activities of local farmers in Africa, and gradually making food insecurity a thing of the past". "That is my ambition"
Soon Great Bend High School students will be growing vegetables indoors in a soil-free system called a Garden Tower®, Assistant Principal Randy Wetzel said.
As part of a nonprofit program called Teens for Food Justice, a handful of schools in Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Manhattan have turned spare classrooms, unused science labs, and, in one case, an empty closet into urban hydroponic farms, an experiment in self-sufficiency, science education, and food equity.