Planters Matter

Planter Structure Planters, often used synonymous with pots, play a big part in the world of agriculture from home gardening to commercial greenhouse growing.  Whether you have one large terracotta...

Beneficial Bugs

Today we’re going to wrap up our posts on pest series telling you about a few insects that can be beneficial to your garden and how.   Bees Most everybody knows from school that bees pollinate...

Bugs Aren’t All Bad

Firstly, not all bugs are bad. In fact, some are even integral to the eco-system, and in keeping your soil aerated while moving around nutrients within the soil. Sadly these beneficial bugs usually fall victim...

Be Pesticide Smart in 2015

Pesticides are simply not received with open arms from consumers which is a sad fact because they are missing out on the benefits of using natural pesticides that can be used even in organic gardens.  The...

Understanding Pesticides

Pesticides are defined as: a substance meant for attracting and then destroying, or mitigating any pest, and are a class of biocide. Granted, that is the technical definition …with the more “public...

Soil Health Continued

Increase Soil Health with Grazing Animals & Mulch In our continued effort to reiterate the importance of soil health, we wanted to touch on how grazing animals could positively impact soil. Now we...

Soil Health Explained

Healthy Soil for a Healthy Harvest Growing Society’s main objective is to help you grow your own food source, and in this blog post we wanted to touch on a subject that relates to such matters –...

Hydroponic Tip: Fertilizers

What is the difference between the fertilizers I find at the garden centers and box stores to the fertilizers found at quality hydroponic stores? For one, garden centers and box stores sell supplies to...

Growing Tip: Temperature

Maintaining proper temperature is crucial for a successful harvest. Many fast growing annuals that have high light requirements prefer daytime or lights on temperatures of 75 - 85 degrees Fahrenheit and a drop...

Growing Tip: Support

Plants that are grown for their heavy fruit or flowers are often found slumped over with bent or even broken branches. It is always a great idea to plan ahead and either stake, employ tomato cages or put up a...