How to grow tomatoes on a balcony
Growing your own food is one of the most satisfying things in life. Tending your plants with care until you get the fruits and enjoy them at the table with your loved ones is hard to beat. If you live in the city it is a more complicated experience to carry out, but nothing is impossible. If you have a balcony and a minimum of sunshine, you can do it without any problems.&nb...
Amino acids & enzymes in plants
By pampering our plants and adding the right vitamins and amino acids to them, we are able to support the plants in the difficult task imposed on them: to grow as much as possible. We are creating not just strong plants, but you can see them as body builders. As already described in our article on vitamins, we are not talking about pills and drinks for humans as plants canno...
Tips for successful hydroponic growing
Hydroponic systems can be complex and consist of many working parts, which can make growing and maintenance seem like a difficult task. We have therefore put together some tips to make your hydroponic growing into a success!
Houseplants for beginners
We have all been there. You go to the store, pick a beautiful houseplant that you think is going to be perfect for your home and then it turns brown and dies within days. Getting started with houseplants can be intimidating–especially if you're new to gardening or don't have much experience caring for plants. Have no fear! We've collected some of our favourite low-maintenan...
Why do leaves turn yellow in autumn?
As the scent of pumpkin spiced lates flourishes through the cafes and the warm cosy scarfs are taken out of the closet, the northern hemisphere begins to enter the autumn equinox. The fall-coloured season has arrived! An official farewell to the summer, with colder temperatures and shorter days. That’s when we put on our sweaters and boots, and get ready for a nice stroll th...
Different Types of Horticultural Lighting
We get a lot of questions about which lamps are the best. Then the question arises, should you use grow-lamps at all? Or is natural sun-light sufficient? This is a difficult question and really depends on many factors. In this article we want to share different typs of lamps in one overview so you can make a better decision on which ones to use for your grow.
The Wood Wide Underground Web
Ever wondered what happens UNDER the ground? In this article, we take you underground the forest's crazy connected web.
Vitamins in Plants
What are vitamins actually? What do they do? And why do plants need Vitamins? How can you recognize a vitamin deficiency in your plants?
Indoor kitchen garden guide | grow your own edible herb...
Kitchen gardens are fun and allow you to experience the process of seeds growing into food. You can grow a lot of the same plants or you can grow a variety of different plants. Besides the countless health benefits of growing your own herbs, fruits and vegetables, a kitchen garden makes sure that you will always have a few things to harvest and use inside the kitchen to perf...
The Secret of Variegated Plants
Plants with albinism, also known as variegated plants - a new trend that you see all over social media. But how does this phenomenon happen?
5 things you need to know about soil
What is soil? And what types of soil are there? This article will give you all the know how!
The importance of plants for our well-being
A questionnaire completed by 4205 participants provided an unbiased evaluation of the impact of indoor and outdoor plants on their emotional well-being (L. Pérez-Urrestarazu et al., 2021). Behavioural, social and demographic variables were taken into account. In a nutshell, the study showed a positive relationship between the emotional well-being of people during the lock-d...