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Good Bugs and Bad Bugs

Friend or Foe   There many insects out there getting into your gardens and flowers.Here are some charts that will help you to decide which are thegood bugs and the bugs you want to get rid of. While you are looking at the bug thing, here is a chart that canhelp you to see what bugs are eating your plants. This last chart will help you to know what plant nutrients arelacking in your pant, and your flowering plants. Be careful with the product you get to destroy the bugs.There are products out there that kill all the bugs and you don't want to do that. A lot of good bugs out there will destroy the bad bugs by consuming them....

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LED Grow Lights vs. HID Grow Lights

LED Grow Lights vs. HID Grow Lights   LED vs. HID is one of the hottest debates among growers. You probably won’t be surprised to learn that we’re on the pro-LED side of the argument. After all, we’ve built an entire business around LEDs. But we chose LEDs for a reason. It’s the future of commercial and in-home cultivation. Not only are LED lights more efficient and environmentally friendly than HID lights, but they’re also better for your plants. The heat output is much lower, significantly reducing the need for cooling. LEDs can also allow you to adjust the light spectrum for each stage of growth, so you can give your plants the exact light they need to nourish them from seed...

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Indoor Growing Systems for Indoor Gardening

To Start Growing all Year Long Will be A Little Costly Well, here in Northern Idaho the snow is now gone in the lowlands. Mountain snow is still prevalent. There are those that are thinking of planting their early vegetables outside. This is the first week that the freezing level has stayed above 35 degrees at night. I have heard that the last hard freeze has passed.   After saying all of that, there are a lot of you that have been growing all winter long with a Grow Tent. To start growing all year long it will be a little costly, but after the initial setup, you can spend years growing all year long.   Depending on the grow...

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Easy To Use Heat Mats For Propagating your House Plants

Easy To Use Heat Mats For Propagating your Plants and a Start on Your Garden If You're Propagating Your House Plants or if You Are Getting a Jump Start on Your Garden Just remember that any plant that blooms eventually produces seeds, However, because indoor plants aren't pollinated, their seeds may not germinate. Also, seeds produced from hybrids may not grow to the same quality as the parent plant. You may be disappointed if you try to propagate seeds collected from your indoor plants. It's much better to buy high-quality seeds from your nursery. A seedling heat mat will help to make your seed starting success.  Why warm temperatures along with moisture and light provide the best conditions for germination. With...

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GUIDELINES in Regrowing Your Food in Water

GUIDELINES in Regrowing Your Food in Water You need just enough water to cover the roots. About 1/2″ of water seems to be sufficient otherwise the food can get moldy and slimy.  Be sure to check the water every 2-3 days to ensure that there’s enough water and make sure no rogue lettuce pieces fall off and slime up your bowl.   The container should be relative to the size of the food you’re growing as Lettuce and Celery grows best in shallow bowls. Green onion can be in skinny glasses. You can regrow several of the same plants as long as you don't overcrowd the area. I have been told that you can use a fertilizer that could help with...

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