March 25, 2014

3 Tips For Preventing Root Rot

Properly filled pots, the correct media substrate and efficient watering will help avoid production and disease problems.

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July 1, 2013

How Do Organic Substrates Perform Without Additional Fertilizers?

More growers are looking into organic substrates. Here’s a look at research on how several organic substrates perform without adding additional fertilizers in this episode of FloriCAST.

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November 21, 2011

Media Mix Case Studies: Test Your Problem Solving Skills

See if you can solve the mysteries in these two case studies: an inconsistent calibrachoa crop and poinsettias that drop their lower leaves.

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November 21, 2011

Media Physical Properties: Handling

The way you handle your media can affect its physical properties. Here are tips on mixing, storage, wetting and filling containers that will help your crops succeed.

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September 27, 2011

Using Clays In Root Media

Clay as a wetting agent? For nutrient retention? These are a few reasons you might think about adding clay back into your media.

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September 27, 2011

Wetting Agents In Root Media

How do wetting agents work and what forms are available? Kim Williams reviews how to apply and when to reapply, and how wetting agents affect garden performance for the consumer.

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September 27, 2011

Media Physical Properties – Part I

Media acts as a nutrient, water and air reservoir, as well as a support for a growing plant. Take a look at the characteristics and components of media that can affect the overall physical properties of your mix.

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September 27, 2011

Responsible Peat Management

Université Laval’s Line Rochefort discusses the role of carbon sequestration in peatlands and why it’s important peat producers manage their peatlands responsibly.

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September 27, 2011

Media Physical Properties Part II

Media properties can have a domino effect—a change to factors like container height and capacity, pot size and irrigation frequency will likely affect others. Watch this episode from Brian Krug to see how much these factors can make a difference in your crops.

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September 27, 2011

The Goal Of Restoration

Premier Tech Horticulture’s Jacques Gagnon further explains the purpose of bog restoration for peat producers.

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September 27, 2011

PBH replaces Perlite

PBH Nature’s Media Amendment is a uniquely processed rice hull media amendment.

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September 27, 2011

Berger

September 27, 2011

The Revolutionary Jiffy Plug

Laurie Scullin shows off Jiffy’s new paper plug concept.

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September 27, 2011

Sphagnum vs. Bark: What’s The Better Orchid Medium?

Hear the results of Rocket Farms’ comparisons of spagnum peat moss and bark as a growth medium for phalaenopsis orchids from Marc Clark.

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