The Sprigli Journal - A Blog for Aspiring Indoor Gardeners

Our Only Home

Our Only Home

Earth is the only home humanity has ever known.

It's a humbling reminder that, in the grand scheme of things, we are but a tiny speck in the dark cosmic expanse of space.

And for the time being, we can call that tiny speck home...

Indoor Garden Lighting Guide

Lack of light is the number one killer of indoor plants behind too little or too much watering. If your plants don't have enough light they will grow slowly and could even die.

Learn how to best light your garden.

How to Use Mint in Cooking

Cool and refreshing, mint has numerous uses in the kitchen, medicinally, and cosmetically. While there are dozens of varieties of mint...

How to Use Basil in Cooking

A staple in Italian cuisine, and known for its immunity-enhancing properties, basil adds a depth of flavor unmatched by other herbs.

How to Use Cilantro in Cooking

Low in calories, high in potassium, and good for the digestive system, cilantro has been used in culinary dishes from all around the world for thousands of years. In fact, all parts of the plant are edible - even the roots!

Growing Food…Without Soil

Growing Food…Without Soil

Have you ever wondered where your food comes from? Think it all grows in the ground?

Think again.

Why I Grow Plants In Water

Why I Grow Plants In Water

Around the time I was working at NASA, I learned about a way to grow plants in water without using soil.

I knew this revolutionary technology was...