Thursday, May 30, 2024

Growing Media

There is much to consider when formulating growing media (Image: Karen Smith)
Growing Media

Nursery production – a science

By Patrick Regnault

When selecting plants for our landscape projects we look for well-formed, healthy, and disease-free plants with a well-developed root system. Nurseries spend time and effort finding a mix that is right for the stock they produce, and their geographical location dictates the type of media to which they have access.Continue reading

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Green walls impose even higher demands on growing media performance
Growing Media

Potting mixes not just for pots

By John Fitzsimmons

By now, most of us are familiar with the key performance criteria of potting mixes but it doesn’t hurt to refresh our knowledge periodically, particularly with the growth in specialist lines available to industry and for resale. It’s also worthwhile to consider the expanding list of applications; potting mixes are not necessarily just for pots any more.Continue reading

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