Like yourself, The Grow Monster has often asked why is it difficult to grow things in some parts of the garden over others? There may be many reasons why an area of the garden proves to be difficult in growing certain plants. The typical reasons explored may include too much sun, too little sun, too […]
Can plants grow on the Moon? Yes, plants can grow on the Moon but you need to ensure that the requirements for plant growth are being met. These requirements include having enough water, light, the correct pH, enough macro/micro nutrients, microbial life in the soil, and a controlled climate with maintained temperatures and pressures.
Follow these 10 easy ways to prepare a garden for winter. You will not only have a healthy winter garden, but also be ready when spring comes with better soil, more compost, and a plan to create your spring garden.
Perlite vs vermiculite in Mel’s Mix, what’s the difference? As The Grow Monster’s level of interest in gardening began to grow, so did our need to know more about amending the soil to ensure the most successful growing experience for our plants. The need to amend our own gardening soil has led us to a
The Grow Monster has been thinking about gardening concepts lately that are absolutely out of this world. As part of the Plant Mars Challenge -which The Grow Monster has happily accepted- we are actively exploring this question along with the topic of Astrobotany in general. Can plants grow on Mars? The short answer is ‘yes’,
At The Grow Monster, we believe that a compost bin is an important part of any garden. The main function of the composting bin is to facilitate the breakdown of materials into a rich soil that contains the micro organisms necessary to help your garden plants grow. The composting process is a delicate combination of