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June 6, 2013
New initiative allows Pro-Mix to listen to customers and stakeholders and share expertise with readers.
June 5, 2013
Learn about how Premier Tech Horticulture's PRO-MIX HP-CC media can help create healthy hanging baskets and long term-planters.
April 23, 2013
Targeting the average home gardener, Premier Horticulture is promoting the idea of investing in garden soil.
April 3, 2013
A study at Purdue University shows that parboiled rice hulls may work as well or better than peat and perlite in some finished crops.
February 27, 2013
Researchers at Purdue University found that rice hulls, a byproduct of parboiled rice production, are a viable alternative to peat moss or perlite in vegetative cutting propagation mixes.
February 25, 2013
The new state-of-the-art soil manufacturing facility will produce differentiated soil mixes, sourcing peat moss from Canada, Europe and coir from Jiffy Sri-Lanka.
November 16, 2012
Many growers have common questions and issues concerning their soil. We take a look at each and give tips that can be employed whether you mix your own or use a pre-formulated blend.
November 13, 2012
Looking to take some of the variables out its growing media, Young’s Plant Farm started to produce one of its potting mix components from whole pine trees. Find out how the WholeTree substrate provides growing media flexibility.
November 5, 2012
From mega-bale sizes to custom mixes, two media experts explain the future of the media market. Here’s what you need to know.
November 2, 2012
Last year’s shortage and debate about the growing media’s sustainability focused a lot of attention on peat moss. Paul Short reports on responsible peat management, demanding quality products and what growers can expect this year.
August 20, 2012
Proving the LEAN manufacturing principle of “continuous improvement” should also apply to marketing, Oasis Grower Solutions (OGS) has upped its online presence with the re-launch of its main website, www.oasisgrower.com.
July 12, 2012
This soil-less media product allows everyone from amatuer gardeners to professional landscapers create living walls and vertical gardening displays.
May 9, 2012
Soil and light prove important when developing experiments involving plants.
March 15, 2012
Westerlay Orchids’ president responds to research Rocket Farms conducted comparing sphagnum peat moss and bark as a growing medium for phalaenopsis orchids.
February 22, 2012
Sun Gro Horticulture lost a multimillion dollar lawsuit to Canadian farmers who claimed a fertilizer killed their crops and cost them customers.