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May 9, 2017

How to Test and Correct for Low Substrate pH in Your Growing Media

If you mix your own or purchase a pre-mixed substrate, it is recommended you determine the initial pH. In too many cases, growers end up discovering low substrate pH.

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January 2, 2017

Why You Need To Know What’s In Your Growing Media Mix

Before you buy growing media mixes or raw materials to mix your own custom blends, here are some important factors to consider.

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December 25, 2016

Grow-Tech Patents Plug Designed for Tissue Culture

The ZenPlug from Grow-Tech is used for tissue culture in orchids and difficult-to-root cuttings, and is one of several products recently developed by Grow-Tech.

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Various Wood Substrates

December 18, 2016

The Evolution And Revolution Of Wood Substrates

Growing media formulations are evolving as researchers fine tune blending techniques for wood component substrate alternatives to achieve reliable, consistent results.

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December 17, 2016

New Growing Media Technology Designed To Promote Healthier Plants

Oasis Grower Solutions recently launched several new innovations that support plant growth and health all the way to maturity.

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November 27, 2016

How The Sustainability Movement Impacts Growing Media

As consumers continue to focus on sustainability, growers need cost-effective media additives and options that produce high-quality plants, all while conserving precious natural resources and reducing the grower’s carbon footprint.

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November 6, 2016

Growing Media Suppliers Are Focusing On Consistency

Here’s what three companies are doing to educate growers, while delivering products tailored to their specific needs.

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October 6, 2016

Pindstrup Groups Open Modern Wood Fibre Plant In The Baltics

The Pindstrup Group recently opened a new wood fibre plant near Riga, Latvia, for the production of Forest Gold, a new component for growing media.

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October 6, 2016

Online Learning Center Features Advice On Growing Media

This grower resource features videos and articles on how growers can most effectively promote plant health.

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rhp-substrates-root-problems-web

October 5, 2016

How The Wrong Substrate Can Increase Potential For Root Problems

RHP, a European knowledge center for substrates and growing media, recommends using airy substrates in winter to provide more oxygen to the plant.

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September 22, 2016

Peat Moss Supplies Look To Be Down In 2016

The annual harvest update from the Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss Association calls for below-average numbers in several major production areas.

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August 3, 2016

Learn The Basics Of Growing Media From Texas A&M University

The Texas A&M University AgriLife Extension website offers growers a primer on growth media, from the most common types of materials to how to prepare them.

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