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.
In a recent study, researchers from the University of California, Davis investigated biochar as an alternative to peat moss.
Monitoring your soil pH is critical to maintaining the health of your greenhouse crops. Try these tips for managing pH, as well as accurately testing your soil with direct-stick soil pH meters.
Despite talk about alternative products and differences of opinion over its
sustainability as a resource, peat is here to stay.
Mycorrhizae create a connection between the roots of a plant and the surrounding growing media. This ultimately leads to better crop health through enhanced nutrient and water uptake.
Participants in the three-month, self-paced online course can learn about water quality, plant nutrition, and irrigation management.
This International Symposium, with representatives from 21 countries, covered new market opportunities, generated innovative ideas, and offered first-hand information to more than 150 attendees.
PlantPaper is an all-natural, bio-based, wrap media that contains no glue and provides more effective rooting.
Rising costs and a poor harvest have created challenging conditions for the growing media industry in 2017, according to the UK-based Growing Media Association.