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This is the second article in a three-part series highlighting some of the potential challenges with using wood substrates in greenhouse crop production.
The Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss Association, whose members represent 92% of North American peat production, says the season will likely meet or slightly exceed expectations.
Through the use of proven best management practices, peat industry members are developing systems designed to return harvested peatlands to peat-accumulating ecosystems.
Adding natural biological organisms to your growing medium can provide benefits such as root disease suppression or reduce plant stress to maintain optimal plant growth.
Traditional soilless substrate components have been researched for many decades (mostly since the 1960s) and their problems and […]
The Oasis Grower Solutions Terra Plug bonded growing media, when used with Soax Advanced liquid wetting agent, allows cutting hydration and uniform wetting and rewetting.
Molds are more likely to occur when growing media remains wet for prolonged periods of time, especially during stretches of frequent overcast weather.
Now with four generations in the business, Lambert still operates from the original location, along with a number of additional peat bogs.
Called Sunshine Mix PF, the new product contains grower-grade Canadian Sphagnum peat moss and naturally aged peatland aggregate.
Geraniums grown in substrates below an optimal pH range will exhibit chlorotic leaf spotting between veins, interveinal chlorosis, and marginal and leaf necrosis of the lower foliage.
Irrigation water that is alkaline contains bicarbonates, and as crops are irrigated over time, these bicarbonates will increase media pH.
Designed with smaller or hobby growers in mind, the Rootcubes packs are also ideal for larger growers to use for trials.