If you’ve ever dreamed of growing produce or flowers in your own backyard, you’re not alone.

Prefabricated greenhouses entered the scene of at-home farming as a convenient option for beginners.

They are best suited for growing in pots and planters — a familiar method for novices.

Prefabricated greenhouse kits come with all of the parts and tools necessary for onsite assembly.

But they do not come with any materials to do the actual planting. Only the structure itself.

As a result, you’ll still need to figure out how to set up your own growing system, purchase all of the materials…


Farming Simulator 19 lets you live out your commercial farming dreams in a virtual world, while using top of the line real-world equipment.

Developers of the video game say real world agricultural workers make up a huge chunk of their fanbase.

Giants Software, the game’s creator, estimates that about 25% of its players have some connection to farming and 8–10% are full-time, professional farmers.

You might think that after a long day dealing with farm work, they would want to take a break when they get home.

But many find it to be a welcome escape from the harsh realities…


Advancing technology has been the biggest influence on farming through the history of agriculture.

Not only does farming provide us food, but it also supplies materials to other industries, like cotton for textiles, making it an essential component of the economy.

But agriculture as we know it wasn’t always such a central part of life.

In fact, there was time where we roamed around looking for food, rather than growing it one place. At this point, we had very few tools at our disposal.

Now, our tech is so advanced, we can grow crops in space!

In this article, you’ll…


When it comes to hydroponics, YouTube is a great place to learn about the nitty gritty details and see results for yourself.

Beyond funny cat videos and video game gurus, YouTube is a great source for free online education.

In fact, more than half of all YouTube users say they use it for learning new things, even if they don’t use it for anything else.

The website is full of crop guides, “do it yourself” (DIY) tutorials, product reviews and so much more.

In this article, we’ll introduce you to five YouTubers who will turn you into a hydroponic pro.


Sustainable alternatives to conventional farming are in higher demand than ever as being “environmentally friendly” gains popularity.

Traditional field farming has a reputation for damaging natural ecosystems.

Concerns about the impact of harmful chemicals, soil erosion and heavy water consumption on the environment motivate the development of sustainable alternatives.

Sustainable, or environmentally friendly, farming refers to conservative water use, maintaining soil health, and minimizing air and water pollution.

In this article, we’ll compare the environmental aspects of three types of sustainable farming: organic, permaculture and hydroponics.

Organic Farming

Organic farming refers to cultivating crops without the use of harmful chemicals, such as…


Lettuce has been grown and enjoyed all over, from Ancient Egypt to Outer Space.

This crisp, watery vegetable is incredibly versatile.

It comes in four different varieties: Crisphead, butterhead, loose-leaf and romaine.

It’s used in salads, tops juicy burgers, and even acts as a healthy substitute for bread.

And it’s no wonder why we use it for so many things.

Lettuce is full of antioxidants, which help prevent damage caused by unstable molecules in our bodies.

It’s also super easy to grow hydroponically.

That’s why lettuce is one of the most popular hydroponic crops.

We grow it in our Pure…


Implementing effective marketing for your container farm will help you increase sales, connect with customers, and grow your business.

Marketing is one of the most important processes for selling products.

In this article, you’ll be introduced to how to market your container farm, though keep in mind that this isn’t a complete guide.

There are many ways to market a business and each topic is complex.

At it’s most basic, marketing is the planning stage of selling to customers.

It includes strategizing about how to get customers to purchase your product and then positioning the product to have consumers think…


If you’ve been looking into indoor farming from home, you’ve probably come across a container farm as a sustainable option.

A container farm is an indoor vertical farm, that operates inside of a repurposed shipping container.

These farms grow crops using hydroponic systems, artificial lighting, and controlled environment agriculture (CEA) technology.

Container farms are popular for their ability to yield a lot of produce in a compact space.

But before you get started, there’s some vital information you should learn.

In this article, you’ll learn what you should find out before starting a container farm.

1. What type of hydroponic system does it use?

There are many different types…


If you’ve ever wanted to tend a garden but don’t have appropriate outdoor space to do so, don’t worry.

There are plenty of plants you can easily grow indoors.

No experience required.

This massive list of the 50 BEST plants to grow indoors covers everything from fruits, flowers, houseplants, veggies and herbs.

Plus, you’ll find plants that work for different indoor setups, whether you’re growing in containers or hydroponic systems, with windows or with grow lights.

1. African Violets

African violets are almost always grown indoors in North America because their leaves need to stay dry.

Keep the soil about as damp, as…


While the amount, type, and sophistication of the equipment indoor farms use will vary a lot, there are plenty of tools that are necessary for any hydroponic indoor farm, regardless of how it operates.

In this article, you’ll learn about some tools that’ll make indoor farming easier.

pH Meter & Calibration Solution

Knowing the pH balance of your water and nutrient solution is extremely important.

The 16 nutrients plants need for growth are only simultaneously available for absorption at a specific pH range.

This range varies by plant, but generally, it’s between 5.5 and 6.5.

As a result, if the pH of your nutrient solution…

Pure Greens Arizona LLC

Pure Greens’ container-based grow systems offer a variety of interior layouts, sizes, and options so customers can create a farm that meets their needs.

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