Specific Garden Types & Locations (02)
Soil Alternative for Plants in Containers
This resource contains information about something called Plant Gel, which supposedly dramatically reduces the amount of watering required for plant containers and hanging baskets. Sound interesting, well, keep reading. Small water crystals absorb and store water for hanging plants and reduce the amount of water that those plants need. This site provides a lot of information about these crystals, which are a relatively new gardening innovation.
Aquaponics is the combination of recirculating aquaculture and hydroponics. The Aquaponics Journal is the voice of the aquaponics industry. The journal features the newest aquaponics technologies, as well as industry research. People who use aquaponics are featured and detail their growing in the commercial, research and educational industries, as well as those who grow via aquaponics as a hobby. The issues include feature articles, industry news, a question and answer section by Dr. James Rakocy, a calendar of events and other aquaponics resources.
Grow Light Bulbs in Hydroponic Lighting Systems
When choosing a hydroponic lighting system, it's important to know what types of lighting systems are available. This guide helps gardeners choose a grow light bulb that will suit their gardening needs. There are three types of bulbs used in grow lights that hydroponics gardeners use - Metal Halide, High Pressure Sodium and Fluorescent. Information about each is included in this handy guide of HID lighting systems.
Food For Everyone Foundation
The purpose of the Food For Everyone Foundation is to teach and help provide the best sustainable vegetable gardening methods and materials, consistent with a healthy environment. By browsing this site, you can learn about the Mittleider Gardening Method, which the foundation thinks is the best gardening method. There are free gardening tips and techniques by Dr. Jacob R. Mittleider on the site. Read up about a training project that is being conducted in Madagascar. The site offers a unique perspective on gardening. Come on in and take a look.
This is the website of the Aquatic Gardeners Association. The organization is an international nonprofit organization of aquatic plant enthusiasts, which appeals to both beginners and experienced hobbyists alike. The AGA produces a quarterly journal called The Aquatic Gardener, the only English language journal devoted primarily to aquarium plants. AGA members receive a subscription to TAG and all special publications. Members also can purchase hard to find aquarium plant books, magazines, and back issues. The group now also hold an annual convention and an online aquascaping contest.