Since many citizens are confined to their homes from social distancing and isolation policies due to the coronavirus, many of them have taken a keen interest in indoor gardening. Also, since plant nurseries were deemed essential businesses, consumers were able to purchase plants and fixtures for their living spaces during the pandemic. These houseplants are […]

Instead of buying herbs from the supermarket, a much fresher and safer way to get herbs is to simply plant them yourself. When planting herbs, it’s important to do research as each specific herb requires a different amount of water and sunlight each day. Most herbs will thrive with packaged potting soil as this soil […]

An innovative teenager in Dubai is putting his scuba diving skills to good use by cleaning up the ocean. Akshansh Khrodia has created a new lift-bag to remove trash from the sea-floor. The bag itself is constructed from a waste sack, old shoelaces, and a carabiner hook. It functions better as well, if not better […]

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed several issues in our agriculture supply chain industry. Many experts believe the future of agriculture will rely on vertical farming. This process is cheaper and more efficient as it uses less space, and the produce is grown closer to consumers, reducing the transportation costs. Companies like Local Leaf have been […]

A recent study has shown that the only way our agriculture industry can be viable is to reduce overconsumption. The societal influence of growth and affluence within farming has often been overlooked, but scientists believe that it’s vital for sustainability. Although new technologies are aimed at increasing biodiversity and combatting climate change, humans are still […]

Vertical Farming Program to Address Food Education and Health Diet in Jersey City, US

Jersey City in New Jersey and its partners are starting a program that will establish vertical farms with technology supplied by AeroFarms. The goal of this program is to increase awareness and improve diet of local population. As a result,…

7 Tips To Help You Take Care Of Your Indoor Plants Properly

The quarantine has brought on a popularity with health benefits, taking care of plants and bringing them into our homes. Some great tips, have plants that are low maintenance that require minimal sunlight and care. Check your soil, and make…

Pandemic drives home the value of local, natural, sustainable farms

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed issues within our global food supply chain. Therefore, local agriculture has emerged as viable solution to combat these issues. Not only is the food produced by these farms sustainable and delicious, but…

Vertical farming is feeding the hungry during coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus has exposed many of the issues involved in our global food supply chain. One fix for these issues is the use of indoor, vertical farming. Companies like Intelligent Growth Solutions in Scotland are using this technique to…

GrowGeneration purchases all the assets of H2O Hydroponics, LLC

GrowGeneration has completed this week a purchase of H2O Hydroponics assets. The corporation is the largest national chain of specialized garden centers focusing on organic growth and hydroponics, with 27 store locations. The newest acquisition…

Going green: COVID-19 pandemic has people drawn to indoor gardening, houseplants

Since many citizens are confined to their homes from social distancing and isolation policies due to the coronavirus, many of them have taken a keen interest in indoor gardening. Also, since plant nurseries were deemed essential businesses,…

From pot to table, easy indoor herbs spice up cooking

Instead of buying herbs from the supermarket, a much fresher and safer way to get herbs is to simply plant them yourself. When planting herbs, it's important to do research as each specific herb requires a different amount of water and sunlight…

Teen scuba diver creates sustainable bag to lift trash from seabed

An innovative teenager in Dubai is putting his scuba diving skills to good use by cleaning up the ocean. Akshansh Khrodia has created a new lift-bag to remove trash from the sea-floor. The bag itself is constructed from a waste sack, old…

Is Vertical Farming the Post-COVID Future of Food Production?

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed several issues in our agriculture supply chain industry. Many experts believe the future of agriculture will rely on vertical farming. This process is cheaper and more efficient as it uses less space, and…