indoor gardening

Grow Light Guidelines for Getting Seeds Started

Grow Light Guidelines for Getting Seeds Started

You don’t have to wait for the cold days of winter to pass before jumping into spring gardening. Start your seeds indoors to get a jump-start on the growing season. This article explains the pros and cons of using grow lights to start your plant seedlings. It also provides advice on the various light bulb types and proper spacing.
How to Grow Microgreens Indoors

How to Grow Microgreens Indoors

Microgreens are a great way to add more nutrient-dense foods to your diet. But did you know you can grow them indoors? Here’s how and why you should.
Hydroponics Intro – Indoor Growing Systems

Hydroponics Intro – Indoor Growing Systems

Learn what’s involved with setting up an indoor hydroponics system. Determine if hydroponics is a good solution for your plant growing needs.
Miniature Plants for Indoors

Miniature Plants for Indoors

For a new spin on indoor gardening think “small”. Teacup gardens, dish gardens, fairy gardens and terrariums are all great ways to enjoy miniature plants.
Winter Flowers for Indoors

Winter Flowers for Indoors

A list of winter flowers for indoors with tips on how to care for them. You don’t have to give up beautiful blooms just because the weather turns cold.
Forcing Hyacinth Bulbs to Bloom Indoors

Forcing Hyacinth Bulbs to Bloom Indoors

Forcing hyacinth bulbs lets you enjoy blooms early in the spring. Bulbs need winter for the plant to grow and flower. Trick your bulbs into thinking it’s winter!
How Much Light Do Indoor Plants Need?

How Much Light Do Indoor Plants Need?

Though most favorite houseplants are suited to grow well in an indoor environment, they all need some access to sunlight or an artificial substitute. We’ll walk you through how to tell if your plants are getting too much or too little light, and what you can do to correct that.
Setting Up Artificial Lights for Indoor Plants

Setting Up Artificial Lights for Indoor Plants

As the dark days of winter descend, no one misses the sun more than your houseplants. Learn what sort of lighting your indoor plants needs to stay healthy, and how you can provide it in the most simple, cost-effective and attractive way.
Forcing Flowering Branches to Bloom Indoors

Forcing Flowering Branches to Bloom Indoors

Why wait for April showers to bring spring flowers when you can force the budded branches from many trees and shrubs into bloom early. Here’s our list of some of the easiest to force so that you can chase those winter blues away early this year.
Herbal Tea from your Windowsill

Herbal Tea from your Windowsill

Growing your own herbs for tea is an easy and inexpensive windowsill project that rewards you with great taste and the meditative moments that come with prepping, brewing and sipping.
frost map with dates

Frost Map with Dates

USDA zone finder with zip code search and maps

USDA Zone Finder

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