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The Conditions Needed for Mushroom Growing

More and more people are becoming interested in mushroom growing. There are a good many reasons for this. Firstly, there’s the simple issue of the increased cost of living. Most people find that any way that cuts down on living expenses is one that is eminently useful. Now, most would think that growing one’s own food would be too much bother, but when that food is mushrooms, you’ll find that it’s hardly any bother at all. Of course, this depends to a great extent on the scale […]

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Mushroom Growing for the Ambitious Commercial Planter

So what sort of person does best at mushroom growing? It’s a cliché, of course, but there are people and there are people. And while some people are happy enough with their daily routine, there are those others who wish they could reach for the stars. Well, that same philosophy could apply to mushroom growing, at least facetiously speaking. Not that reaching for the stars is any real part of mushroom growing, but while some people who grow mushrooms are quite satisfied with growing them out of […]

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Making the Right Growth Medium Needed for Mushroom Growing

Most people who go in for mushroom growing just go out and buy both the spores (or spawn) and the growth medium. They do this because this is the easiest way to grow mushrooms. But if you are thinking of growing mushrooms commercially, this can add massively to your costs. Or at least, it can add to your costs to an unacceptable extent. If this is the problem you’re facing, this article will tell you how to cut down on those costs by making the growth medium […]

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How to Use a Greenhouse for Mushroom Growing

Everyone knows that mushroom growing needs a dark, moist area. But many people don’t realize that one can actually arrange an area that is sufficiently moist and dark in one’s own greenhouse. The fact that people don’t realize that they can potentially grow mushrooms right in their own greenhouse means that they often don’t use this optimal place, even when they have it at their disposal. It’s true that a greenhouse may not seem like an optimal location in which to go about your mushroom growing at […]

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How Long Does Mushroom Growing Take

Just how much time should it take you to harvest mushrooms from your mushroom growing. Well, if you like large mushrooms, these can take up to three months to mature fully. This means that if you want to have a mushroom meal regularly, you’re going to have to use a little strategy. The first strategy, of course, is to plant a great many mushrooms. The second strategy is to plant the spore or spawn in different areas of your mushroom beds at different times. Since the mushrooms […]

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Getting Your Mushrooms to Bud Can Be the Key to Growing Mushrooms

The simple fact is that mushroom growing is rather easy. All you have to do is follow a few simple tips and the mushrooms will virtually grow themselves. You just need to be careful of one or two things. Now two things that mushrooms need to grow exceptionally well are the right temperature and the right levels of temperature. But what many people don’t know is that these levels of temperature may require changing at different stages of the mushroom growing process. That is to say, that […]

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A Step by Step Guide to Mushroom Growing

Mushroom growing is very easy if you know exactly what you’re doing, and it’s not difficult to learn the different steps involved in the process. Now, the basics of preparing growth medium and containers has been covered elsewhere, but the actual basics of how to plant and care for mushrooms will be covered in detail in the course of this article. You will most likely buy mushroom spores or spawn when you first learn to grow mushrooms, and before you learn to harvest the spores from mushroom […]

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All the Information You Need to Set Up a Mushroom Growing Operation

If you have some spare area in an outhouse or even in your cellar or garage, you can utilize it for mushroom growing, which are tasty, nutritious and a great source of organic protein. Remember that food that you grow yourself will always be guaranteed to be free of harmful fertilizers and pesticides, as well as of all the subtle array of bio-chemicals that commercial food providing companies today use to maximize yields. If you’re at all conscious of the food you eat, and if you want […]

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The Basics of Mushroom Growing

Many people don’t realize that mushroom growing is something that can be done right in their own greenhouse. And since mushrooms are such a wonderful food, this can be a superb addition to one’s diet. However, you may need to change things about in your greenhouse if you want to grow mushrooms, because the one thing these edible fungi cannot stand is too much light. Yes, they can tolerate a little light, but perhaps I should modify that statement and say that they can tolerate a VERY […]

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The Secrets to Mushroom Growing

If you always liked mushrooms, mushroom growing is a great way to assure your family of a regular supply of this excellent food. Many people think that growing mushrooms takes some special kind of skill, or at least extremely specialized growing conditions. But this is absolutely not true. In reality, mushrooms are as easy to grow as anything else, and can be a good deal easier to grow than many kinds of food. They often need less care and require growing conditions that potentially allow even a […]

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