The Birds and the Bees

Why do we need bees? “I don’t care if bees go extinct, they sting me anyways!” I cannot tell you how many people have given me this response when talking about bees. So lets talk about why they affect all of our lives! Bees are the primary pollinators for 70 of the 100 types of crops…

Bolting Basil.

So we all know that plants take up their energy from the ground and the sun through photosynthesis, and direct that energy to promoting growth. The area of growth will be determined by what stage of life the plant is in. For instance, it may direct that energy to the growth of leaves or to…

Tower Power!

How do they work? Tower Gardens are super simple, and are user friendly! Basically the bottom tank or reservoir is filled with water and nutrient solution. The nutrient solution is made up of 14 different types of minerals that are found in the ground, and needed by plants to grow. The water is pumped to…

Big Business Agriculture

With the population just passing 7 billion people, and still on the rise, I think we can all agree that food is pretty important! The production of food is not something that most people think about on a daily basis, instead we just head to the grocery store to pick up perfect looking produce and…

Why Grow Your Own?

Growing your own food is awesome! Some of the major benefits are… HEALTH Growing your own produce means that YOU are the only one to touch it, therefore you know exactly what goes into it. You can throw away your worries about nasty chemicals and pesticides! The process of growing it from seed to maturity will…