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5 Rookie Mistakes for First-Time Hydro Growers

There are many challenges to transitioning from traditional soil gardening to indoor or hydroponic methods. Understanding some basic concepts can greatly improve the performance of your system and, in turn, the health of your plants. Here are some common mistakes to avoid. Not Regulating Water Temperature We’ve all seen potted plants thriving in hot outdoor […]

How to Deal with a Spider Mite Infestation

Spider mites are one of the most common pests encountered in indoor and outdoor gardens. If left untreated a spider mite infestation can wreak havoc on your plants, putting a serious dent in your yield and quality. We’ll discuss identification and look at a few ways to get rid of these bad bugs as well […]

Super Soils

With the recent passing of legendary California breeder Subcool, I decided to do a post about super soil, or more specifically, Subcool’s Super Soil. The term “super soil” refers to an organic soil/fertilizer blend that is designed to nourish the plant from start to finish without adding anything but clean water. There are a few […]

Harvesting 101

[NOTE: This article is presented in its original unedited version; however, in the years since its first publication there have been studies conducted which call into question the effects of “rinsing” or “flusing” techniques on the quality of the final product.] When To Chop When is a crop ready for harvest? That question can only […]

Do LEDs work?

One of the most common questions we get here at Garden Grove Organics is how light emitting diodes really stack up to traditional light sources like high pressure sodium or metal halide lamps. There are so many brands of horticultural LED fixtures available now that many customers just want to know which model is right […]

NFT Harvest 1

Thanks for checking out the first video in our new series NFT hydroponic growing series. We plan to do a lot more videos soon including seed starting and spring planting with NFT sytems, along with some more interesting topics like growing carrots hydroponically indoors. So check back often for more tutorials and reviews. Don’t hesitate […]

Welcome to Northern Kentucky’s premier organic garden center. Just steps from downtown Cincinnati, we strive to offer a consistent selection of the most up-to-date supplies for horticulture and general plant care. All of our products are available in-store and online. We are a family-run and independent small business with deep ties to the local community. We love gardening and we will give you the knowledge and tools to improve your plants. Our motto is, “There are no green thumbs, only dirty hands.”


Garden Grove Organics is the Cincinnati area’s oldest specialty horticultural supply store, featuring the best brands and most cutting edge organic and hydroponic grow supplies. Here you can browse our in-store inventory with the option to get products shipped to you or have them held for local pickup. If a product says ‘In Stock’ that means we have it! Stop by our retail store in downtown Covington and let our friendly and knowledgeable staff help find ways to improve your garden.