New Growing Media Blends

July 26, 2017

British Researchers Evaluating New Media Blends to Reduce Coir Reliance

Research in the United Kingdom has shown that coir-free growing media has the potential to work as well as coir for strawberry crops, and these research results likely apply to greenhouse production, as well.

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Iron and Manganese toxicity in geranium

June 13, 2017

Are Your Geraniums Showing Signs of Iron or Manganese Toxicity? It May Be Due to Low pH Levels

Zonal geraniums with low pH can exhibit iron and manganese toxicity symptoms, including marginal chlorosis, leaf speckling, and upward-cupping of the leaves, according to Michigan State University experts.

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GrowTech CatEyePlug Feature

June 6, 2017

Grow-Tech Introduces New Media Plug, Joins Dümmen Orange Team

Grow-Tech LLC, a designer and manufacturer of stabilized growing media products, is making waves this week with the launch of a new plug and an announcement that it is joining forces with Dümmen Orange.

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rhp-substrates-root-problems-web

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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oasis-grower-solutions

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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December 5, 2016

New Growing Media Advancements Giving Growers More Options

With innovative, sustainable growing media components, growers will be able to improve plant health, achieve consistency among crops, save money, and reduce inputs, while saving space on storage.

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growing-media-december-2016-feature

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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