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Substrates

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At the Greenway tomato nursery in De Lier, the Netherlands, each slab doesn’t have just one slit but two: one for each plant. A …

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Bark, the main ingredient of orchid substrates, is steamed at high temperatures. This kills off all the impurities and pathogens. But unfortunately it also …

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Snack tomato nursery Vitensa of Vierpolders, the Netherlands, uses a monitoring system with multiple wireless slab sensors in two of its greenhouse sections in …

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A consortium of companies is trialling and demonstrating a concept for emission-free growing at the Water Innovation and Demonstration Centre in Bleiswijk, the Netherlands. …

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The improved water permeability was a specific request from users. The fabric is also UV resistant, making it suitable for use anywhere in the …

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Grodan develops crop-specific product solutions to meet growers’ requirements. Trials have shown that yields can be increased by up to 5% with this new …

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Soil is a living organism is the title of a new 12-minute explanatory video by Plant Health Cure that shows ‘how roots grow and …

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Wageningen University & Research (WUR) embarked on a project in Lebanon last spring to improve water efficiency in horticulture and increase production. The greenhouse …

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There’s a lot of experimenting with alternative growing substrates going on among orchid growers. Mixtures without bark – or at least with a much …

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Good soil blocks are not easy to make. Besides a good recipe, it’s the experience and skill of the people on the blocking line …