Plant Grow Guides

  • How To Grow A Potato Plant

    There is no shortage of reasons to learn how to grow a potato plant. There’s nothing quite like a big, savory potato to liven up the dinner table. 

    If you’ve ever thought about growing potato plants, but decided it might be too hard, then don’t worry - you’ve come to the right place.

    We are going to teach you everything you need to understand how to grow a a potato plant, whether you start from seeds, cuttings, or an actual potato itself!

    We'll help you choose the right varieties, and create the best conditions for your garden. Then, we'll teach you how to actually harvest your potatoes, and get them to the table for you and your family to enjoy!

    We've got a lot to cover, so without further ado, let's get started.

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  • How To Grow & Care For A Christmas Cactus Plant

    If you want a beautiful, unique blooming plant during the holiday season, you need to learn how to grow and care for a christmas cactus.

    The Christmas cactus is a part of a unique cacti family, which also includes the Easter cactus and the Thanksgiving cactus. 

    While the nomenclature can be somewhat confusing, the Christmas cactus (or Schlumbergera bridgessii), is actually an easy to grow, all-seasons plant.

    In fact, this gorgeous winter-flowering houseplant is the perfect addition to any household. If you want to wow your guests with an impressive flowering plant, this is it.

    Easy to propagate and even easier to care for, we're going to teach you everything you need to know about this plant. Here’s what you need to know about how to grow Christmas cactus. 

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  • How To Grow Shallots

    Learning how to grow shallots in your home garden is not just a fun hobby, it will provide a delicious, healthy vegetable year round!

    These are more than just mini-onions - shallots are tantalizing garden vegetables that should have a place in every backyard plot. 

    They don't even have to be cooked on their own to be enjoyed. They're perfect for sauces, sautes, dressings, and more.

    Plus, these tender bulbs are not only delicious, they're also easy to grow. Interested in learning how to grow shallot onions? You’ve come to the right place. 

    We'll explain what exactly these are, and then teach you how to plant shallots so you can start moving towards self sustainability!

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  • How To Grow Hydroponic Tomatoes

    If you are looking for a new food to grow indoors this winter, consider growing hydroponic tomatoes.

    This is a very popular food that is actually both a vegetable and a fruit, and most people put their tomato garden on pause during the cold, winter months.

    But, you can actually grow this plant year round, all from the comfort of your own home hydroponically! 

    In this article, we’ll cover everything you need to know about growing tomatoes hydroponically, including pro’s & con’s, which varieties work best, which systems are best for growing hydro tomatoes, and the actual process of growing them.

    At the end, we’ll go into detail on common problems people run into, and how to avoid them from the start so you can have a successful first grow!

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  • How To Grow Hydroponic Strawberries

    If you have a fruit or vegetable garden, and are looking for a fresh new challenge, you should consider growing hydroponic strawberries.

    This is an easy plant to grow, and they do really well in hydroponic systems. Even if you have no experience growing strawberries in soil, you can get started growing strawberries hydroponically pretty easily.

    We’ll elaborate on all the reasons you should try growing strawberries hydroponically, and share some of the drawbacks compared to growing them in soil.

    After that, we’ll cover the different types of strawberries, and which ones are best for hydroponics.

    We’ll also explain which systems are best suited for this plant, and go in-depth on how to get your grow started.

    Then, we’ll take you through the entire process of actually growing your strawberries, along with how to harvest them.

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  • Best Winter Garden Vegetables To Grow In The Cold

    While it's definitely starting to get colder, there are still winter garden vegetables you can grow year-round!

    For so many of us, gardening is a hobby we are passionate about. Its a huge part of our lives, and not being able to grow for 3-4 months out of the year is awful.

    For some, the solution is simple: just move the garden indoors! This is an awesome way to keep growing year-round, and this style has tons of other benefits as well. You can learn more about it in our definitive guide on indoor growing.

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