Tag: Gardening

  • Sprouts Vs. Microgreens

    Sprouts Vs. Microgreens

    Are these sprouts?  Are these microgreens?  Is their a difference between the two?  The answer is: Yes there is a difference.  I grow both and if you keep reading, I’ll describe how they differ and which one in my opinion is the overall winner in the Sprouts vs. Microgreens battle. Growing Sprouts vs. Microgreens So…

  • Planning a Gardening Season

    Planning a Gardening Season

    It’s January!  That means it’s time to start planning the upcoming garden season.  Planning a gardening season is one of the most important factors in helping you guarantee that it’s successful.  In this article, I’m going to describe the process I use in planning a gardening season.  I’m going to assume that you already have…

  • Overwintering Pepper Plants

    Overwintering Pepper Plants

    People are often surprised when I tell them that I have pepper plants that are a decade old.  This is because I’ve been overwintering pepper plants for several years.  Following this overwintering procedure makes the most of your harvest and allows you to get a jump start in subsequent seasons. Why Overwinter? So why overwinter…

  • Warming My Mycology Grow Room

    Warming My Mycology Grow Room

    In the last issue of Fermenting Solutions, I mentioned that trying to keep my mycology grow room warm was becoming an issue.  Each month, the arrival of my electric bills was starting to induce sticker shock.  When I decided to have a year round mushroom growing setup it was only natural to put it in…

  • Indoor Gardening Setup

    I’ve always been a fan of gardening.  It probably has something to do with spending all that time out in the sun with my great grandmother digging in the dirt as a kid and enjoying the great things that came from it when it was ultimately time for harvest. I lost touch with this joy…