Epic Gardening | RSS Feed http://www.epicgardening.com Learn Urban Gardening, Hydroponics, and Aquaponics Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:43:29 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 Baker Creek + Epic Gardening Rare Seeds Giveaway http://www.epicgardening.com/baker-creek-giveaway/ http://www.epicgardening.com/baker-creek-giveaway/#comments Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:33:01 +0000 http://www.epicgardening.com/?p=2520 The post Baker Creek + Epic Gardening Rare Seeds Giveaway is by
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If you don’t already know about Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds, I don’t know where you’ve been gardening!  They’re one of the coolest and best seed companies out there and have been for quite some time. I’ve been growing veggies with their heirloom seed varieties for a few years now and have not only had amazing […]

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25+ Plants That You Can Regrow From Your Kitchen Scraps http://www.epicgardening.com/25-plants-that-you-can-regrow-from-your-kitchen-scraps/ http://www.epicgardening.com/25-plants-that-you-can-regrow-from-your-kitchen-scraps/#comments Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:30:40 +0000 http://www.epicgardening.com/?p=2491 The post 25+ Plants That You Can Regrow From Your Kitchen Scraps is by
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Worried that you're generating too much organic waste at home? Before you take out the trash, consider if there are any uses for the waste you've created. Think about composting, making mulch, or, coolest of all, starting your own garden. That's right, you can start a garden using the organic waste in your home! Did […]

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Plants Find a Way: 25 Examples of Plants Striving to Survive http://www.epicgardening.com/plants-growing-through-concrete/ http://www.epicgardening.com/plants-growing-through-concrete/#comments Sat, 21 Feb 2015 21:42:41 +0000 http://www.epicgardening.com/?p=2488 The post Plants Find a Way: 25 Examples of Plants Striving to Survive is by
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It's a sad truth of life...We humans think we've mastered nature - that we can control it and bend it to our will.While that might have a grain of truth to it, the reality is that if we were to disappear tomorrow, it wouldn't take very long for nature to reclaim what is rightfully hers.These […]

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EXOBIOTANICA: Plants Photographed In The Stratosphere http://www.epicgardening.com/plants-photographed-stratosphere/ http://www.epicgardening.com/plants-photographed-stratosphere/#comments Sat, 14 Feb 2015 22:59:10 +0000 http://www.epicgardening.com/?p=2402 The post EXOBIOTANICA: Plants Photographed In The Stratosphere is by
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​ExobiotanicaIn one of the coolest projects that we've seen in a while, Japanese artist Azuma Makoto launched plants into the STRATOSPHERE.Of course, he couldn't just launch plants into space on his own.  He collaborated with John Powell of JP Aerospace and a team of ten to make the project a reality.They sent a bonsai tree and […]

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How To Make Seed Bombs http://www.epicgardening.com/how-to-make-seed-bombs/ http://www.epicgardening.com/how-to-make-seed-bombs/#comments Thu, 12 Feb 2015 08:00:00 +0000 http://www.epicgardening.com/?p=2176 The post How To Make Seed Bombs is by
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​If you've never heard of seed bombs before, you're in for a treat.  They're a staple of guerilla gardeners around the world, enabling them to sow seeds in areas that they would otherwise be unable to reach.There are a lot of reasons to make your own seed bombs:Garden in hard-to-reach areasBeautify a barren lot with a […]

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UPROOTED: Community Garden Controversy in Fort Collins http://www.epicgardening.com/uprooted-community-garden-controversy-fort-collins/ http://www.epicgardening.com/uprooted-community-garden-controversy-fort-collins/#comments Thu, 12 Feb 2015 04:29:58 +0000 http://www.epicgardening.com/?p=2384 The post UPROOTED: Community Garden Controversy in Fort Collins is by
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In another blow to the growing community garden movement around the country, it looks like the local government in Ft. Collins is going to pull back their support for their community garden initiative.Check out the report in the video:​Read the full article here.Here's what a local Ft. Collins who is against the community gardens has […]

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A Handy Vegetable Growing Cheat Sheet http://www.epicgardening.com/vegetable-growing-cheat-sheet/ http://www.epicgardening.com/vegetable-growing-cheat-sheet/#comments Thu, 12 Feb 2015 04:00:37 +0000 http://www.epicgardening.com/?p=2381 The post A Handy Vegetable Growing Cheat Sheet is by
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As we’re getting close to Spring in most areas of the world, it’s always a good idea to have a cheat sheet for some of the most popular veggies we grow in our urban gardens and farms.  We found this awesome infographic while looking for planting dates for common veggies and thought, “Damn, this is […]

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A Guide to Growing With CFLs (Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs) http://www.epicgardening.com/growing-with-cfls/ http://www.epicgardening.com/growing-with-cfls/#comments Tue, 23 Dec 2014 20:30:15 +0000 http://www.epicgardening.com/?p=2336 [data-tve-custom-colour="13689237"] { -webkit-box-shadow: transparent 0px 0px 24px inset !important; box-shadow: transparent 0px 0px 24px inset !important; background-color: rgb(237, 237, 237) !important; }

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I'll be honest...When I first started growing plants indoors and in hydroponic systems, I had no clue what I was doing.  I didn't know much about lighting, water, or growing media.While all of these topics were confusing, lighting was by far the most complex.  There were so many different types of lights to choose from, […]

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What are Total Dissolved Solids? http://www.epicgardening.com/what-are-total-dissolved-solids/ http://www.epicgardening.com/what-are-total-dissolved-solids/#comments Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:05:48 +0000 http://www.epicgardening.com/?p=2325 The post What are Total Dissolved Solids? is by
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​After my recent 'obsession' with writing about the different types of water you can use for hydroponics, whether you can grow with tap water, or what to know about distilled water, I figured it'd probably be smart to talk about how to measure what's IN your water.​It's one thing to understand all of the different […]

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Distilled Water For Plants: What You Need To Know http://www.epicgardening.com/distilled-water-for-plants/ http://www.epicgardening.com/distilled-water-for-plants/#comments Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:14:56 +0000 http://www.epicgardening.com/?p=2320 The post Distilled Water For Plants: What You Need To Know is by
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Water is everywhere, so it all must be the same, right?Wrong.You might be using tap water for your garden and wondering if there's a better option, or already using some other type of water (distilled, reverse osmosis, etc).Regardless, as a gardener you can know a lot about plants, nutrients, and growth cycles and miss out on one […]

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