Last week we talked about soil health and ways to improve it through organic matter, no-till gardening methods, and compost tea. After putting all of this effort into creating high quality soil, the next step is to make sure that the containers used for planting are going to promote healthy plant growth. Container growing, or growing in pots instead of in the ground, is often the choice for greenhouse growers considering space can be limited and mobility is crucial. The two pots on the market that seem to provide the greatest benefits for plant growth are Continue reading “Healthy Roots| Fabric & Air-Pots”
If you’re experiencing condensation inside of your greenhouse you might be growing more than just plants. Moisture can be a good thing, and for some plants it is essential in their survival, but if condensation is dripping on your plants it could be creating ideal conditions for mold and plant diseases. Below you will find some techniques suggested by the Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering (FABE) department at Ohio State University (OSU) that can help you have a drier greenhouse environment.