Gardening Types & Locations (02)
What Are Bonsai?
This page, written by Brent Walston, contains beginner's information about Bonsai. You'll learn what it is, how to grow it, and how to care for it? For instances, maybe you didn't know that bonsai are not house plants. They usually must grow outdoors all year long. Bonsai are carefully trained to achieve their unique shapes. The recommended method of watering will help prevent a salt buildup in the soil. Once you read the information on this page, you can move on to the next article, A Beginner's First Bonsai. There are many other articles and images on the site to check out. You can also check out the plant and tool catalog.
Bonsai for the Beginner
This vastly informative page and site discussed topics such as bonsai for the lazy beginner, tips, bonsai related law, bonsai supplies and suppliers and a plethora of bonsai links.
Hydroponics & Indoor Gardening Learning Center
Greentrees Hydroponics provides an excellent educational area on its site for hydroponics and indoor gardening. There are about five to 10 information pieces in each category: hydroponics, nutrient (a feeding calculator, mixing rates and mixing ratios, a nutrient deficiencies table, and more), indoor gardening (with such topics as controlling heat, specifications for exhaust blowers and a CO2 calculator), grow lights, manufacturers and distribotrs, and other helpful links for more information resources.
How to Choose Hydroponic Grow Lights
There are many factors to consider when choosing a grow light for your hydroponic garden. This website gives practical information such as how to figure out the square footing of the area you want to light. If you're stuck between choosing a high pressure sodium or metal halide grow light, this site suggests the metal halide fixtures for vegetative growth, and the high pressure sodium for flowering. Reflectors are also included here, and is noted as the most important part of a grow light because it's is the deciding factor in the amount of light reflected upon the plants and how uniform the light is.