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How to Make an Indoor Hydroponic Herb Garden

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How to Make an Indoor Hydroponic Herb Garden
Last summer at the Kemper Center, we showed visitors how to plant and care for an Indoor Kitchen Herb Garden. All of our displays are here to show how the same gardens can be done at your own homes. This year we wanted to try something different: Hydroponics. Follow the link to information on "How to Make a Hydroponic Indoor Herb Garden." Have fun! Debbie Kirkpatrick, Kemper Horticulture Assistant
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Posted in: Summer | Tags: hydroponics , indoor gardening , herbs | Comments (0) | View Count: (246)

How to Start a Guppie Bowl

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How to Start a Guppie Bowl
In the east window of the Kemper Center you'll notice a fish-safe ceramic bowl that we have set up with water plants and veil-tail guppies; our "Guppie Bowl." Veil-tail guppies are tiny fish (the largest we have here are about an inch or so long).    The “Guppie Bowl” is a sample of a small water garden that is a good learning tool for kids. Without the aid of an electric pump or added chemicals, the plants produce oxygen, use carbon dioxide and keep the water clean ...
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Posted in: Summer | Tags: water garden , fish , water lily | Comments (0) | View Count: (364)

Growing Vegetables in Containers

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Growing Vegetables in Containers
My 17-year-old son and I like to grow vegetables (tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers). It has been our project every summer since he was a little boy. The problem is that in my current backyard I have all shade (north facing) but my front yard is full sun (south facing). Container gardening is my answer to this problem. It’s easy, affordable and it offers you greater control. I line my pots in front of my garage. They get protection from the weather and still have a sunny exposure. I have di...
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Posted in: Spring | Tags: vegetables , containers | Comments (0) | View Count: (642)
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