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How You Can Use Compost As A Substrate Additive

Longwood Gardens, an 1,100-acre display garden in Kennett Square, Pa., has a compost production facility that produces more than 2,500 cubic yards of quality compost every year. This compost is used in a variety of ways at the gardens, including greenhouse production. Using compost as a substrate additive for greenhouse crops has several benefits. First,

Addressing pH Problems

If it was only as easy as turning a dial, pH problems would not exist. In the real world, the simplest way to avoid improper substrate pH is by keeping a close eye. Regularly monitoring substrate allows growers to identify when pH is just beginning to get out of range. In most cases, small pH