Indoor herb gardens seem so easy to maintain, yet they can so easily fall short. To grow your own herbs at home year-round, graduate from the odd assortment of pots on the kitchen windowsill–where herb plants are sentenced to die in so many households–and follow these herbal do’s and don’ts. [Read more…] about Grow Your Own Herbs at Home Year-Round: Do’s and Don’ts
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. [Read more…] about How to Grow Potatoes Indoors and Why You Should
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. [Read more…] about Tips From an Indoor Gardener: The Winter Salsa Garden
Some tropical plants you bring inside for the fall and winter handle the transition pretty well, while others clearly yearn for the hot, humid, sun-drenched tropics. Here’s how to give both types what they need, so they’ll give you lush beauty all winter and happily return outside again in the spring. [Read more…] about The 4 Essential Steps to Moving Tropical Plants Indoors for the Winter
(Grow Your Own Food Indoors-Part 2) Increase the yield and variety of food you grow in your indoor garden by grouping plants that complement one another. Here are some “companion planting” concepts that apply to indoor gardens, grow rooms or grow tents. [Read more…] about Grow Your Own Food Indoors: Maximize Your Growing Space
(Grow Your Own Food Indoors-Part 1) In much of the U.S., even as we tomato lovers and gardeners celebrate harvest season, we also lament that it’s almost (sigh) over. Well, keep your chin up, tomatophiles. Follow these 5 tips for growing flavor-packed tomatoes year-round.
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Ready to take the plunge into building an indoor greenhouse, grow tent, or grow room? It’s exciting to grow your own vegetables and plants indoors, but costs can escalate if you’re building one from scratch, rather than using an all-in-one unit. [Read more…] about Hidden Costs of Indoor Greenhouses
The Eco Garden House is now available in 28 Sam’s Club locations. Learn more about this special announcement — and why it means you can save big money when you join the indoor gardening movement. [Read more…] about Special Offer at Sam’s Club for Eco Garden House Indoor Greenhouse
An indoor greenhouse or grow tent gives you year-round access to the relaxation and rewards of gardening. First, you must undertake the less-than-relaxing process of choosing, buying, and assembling the parts. Here’s how to get it right the first time.
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For avid gardeners, assembling an indoor grow tent can be like pulling weeds–it’s a pain, and the job is never quite finished. To keep your green thumb satisfied without losing your cool, avoid these eight common mistakes when setting up an indoor greenhouse or grow area.
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