Container Gardening

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How to Grow a Canna Lily in a Container

Canna lilies are most easily grown from their bulbs. The canna lily creates exotic trumpet-shaped blooms

Growing Catnip in Containers

The catnip plant is usually grown for its leaves that are used for making medicinal preparations like

How to Grow Turnip Plants in Containers

Turnip plants can be planted in containers, although several modifications must be made when planting

How to Grow Parsnips in Containers

Parsnips are a root vegetable related to carrots, delicious in recipes like hearty winter soups. When

How to Grown Corn in Containers

While growing your own garden is a labor of love, growing corn takes patience that many gardeners don't

Growing a Foxglove in a Container

Foxglove is a beautiful biennial plant that produces colorful, bell shaped flowers in its second year.

How to Grow Lavender in Containers

Lavender is an aromatic plant native to the arid Mediterranean region. Between its rich scent and romantic

Growing a Lemon Tree in a Container

A lemon tree grows and flourishes indoors and outdoors. It can be planted and grown in a container indoors.

How to Grow a Peach Tree in a Container

A peach tree will benefit from being grown in a container since it produces flowers as early as March.

How to Add Casters to Your Wine Barrel Planter

An old wine barrel makes a charming and unique planter for both flowers and vegetables. With its rustic

How to Container Grow Lime Trees

You do not have to own a garden to enjoy the sight and smell of fresh limes; lime trees thrive just as

Installing an Aquaponics Air Pump

Aquariums are playing a vital role in decorating the home and installing an Aquaponics air pump is an

Farming Vegetables with Aquaponics

Aquaponics is a system that lets you use fish waste from a pond or fish tank to grow vegetables, with

How to Install an Aquaponics System

An aquaponics system is a very eco-friendly way of growing food plants while also enjoying the fun of

Troubleshooting an Aquaponics System

There are a number of things that can go wrong with an aquaponics system for which it is necessary to

Running a Deep Water Aquaponics System

The aquaponics system is a natural and efficient gardening method that involves raising fish in an integrated

Using Gravel in Aquaponics Systems

Gravel is essential for fish tanks when using an aquaponics system. Aquaponics systems are designed to

Making an Auto Siphon for an Aquaponics System

In an Aquaponics system, auto siphons are used to control both the flooding and draining of the growbeds,

Designing an Aquaponics Greenhouse

A Greenhouse serves as protection to different hazards that hinder optimum growth. With the capability

How to Remove Aluminum Window Wrap in 3 Steps

Window wrapping is a widely practiced and popular means of protecting aluminum windows. Sometimes the

Aquaponics: Testing for Ammonia

Ammonia is one of the bigger problems you can run into in aquaponics, but with the proper procedures,

Aquaponics: Algae for the Fishes

Can you grow algae in your aquaponic tank to feed your fishes, it can be tricky, but not impossible.

Container Ideas for Aquaponics

If you are like most aquaponics enthusiasts, you are probably conscious about your environmental impact

The Role of Bacteria in Aquaponics

An aquaponics set-up requires beneficial bacteria in order for fish and plants to flourish. Plants feed

Aquaponics: Keeping a Continuous Flow

In any aquaponics system, keeping a continuous flow is of paramount importance. Aquaponic systems can

Growing Duckweed in your Aquaponics System

Introducing duckweed (otherwise known as water lentil) to your aquaponics system is a great way to reduce

Aquaponics: Knowing the Fish to Plant Ratio

There are several key factors to consider to help you figure out what ratio is right for your aquaponics

The Size Your Aquaponics Clarifier Should Be

An aquaponics clarifier helps to remove suspended solids which hinder the growth of the plants. It removes

Using Crayfish in your Aquaponics System

When you are setting up an aquarium with an aquaponics system, consider introducing crayfish. Though

What Makes a Good Aquaponics Grow Bed?

If you want to set up an aquaponics garden, choosing the right grow bed for your plants can be daunting.

How an Aquaponics System Works

An aquaponics system is a system wherein fish farming and crop cultivation is simultaneously carried

Dealing with a Flooding Aquaponics System

Aquaponics systems vary from the simple to complex though they will each work according to a few basic

What Equipment You Need for an Aquaponics System

An aquaponics system is a symbiotic marriage of plants and aquatic animals cultivated in a recirculating

How to do Aquaponics without Electricity

Aquaponics can be done without electricity if one can manually remove the water from the bottom of the

Aquaponics: How a Bell Valve Works

A bell valve is used as an auto siphon for a home aquaponics system. The mechanism of auto-siphoning

Running a Staggered Cropping System in Aquaponics

A staggered cropping system achieved through aquaponics is possible with the right resources and know

Growing Fruit with Aquaponics

If you are searching for a system that can grow top-quality fruits without using fertilizer, very little

Growing Prawns with Aquaponics

An aquaponics system is an alternative way to grow freshwater prawns (shrimp) instead of in a pond. These

Building an Aquaponics System with an Intermediate Bulk Container

In a relatively short amount of time you can build your own backyard aquaponics system using a intermediate

Aquaponics: Executing the Initial Nitrogen Cycle Correctly

The most important aspect of an aquaponic system is the nitrogen cycle. Without this cycle occurring