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Restoration of Peat Bogs – Canadian Ingenuity at its Best

March 27, 2012 12:00 pm

Many horticulturists have little knowledge about the way that peat is harvested and even less about how peat bogs are restored after harvesting has ceased. For years the Canadian peat moss industry has supported and promoted the study of peat ecosystems and best-management procedures to restore a harvested peat bog back to a functioning peatland…. View Article Read more about Restoration of Peat Bogs – Canadian Ingenuity at its Best »

Got Fiber? A Critical Look at Using Digested Dairy Fiber

March 27, 2012 11:51 am

Does digested dairy fiber, a growing media product from cows, do plants good? This byproduct from dairy farms is emerging as a growing media for plants and is called by various names connecting “dairy manure + digestion or compost + fiber or solids.” The most common is “digested dairy fiber.” It also has a couple of trade names… View Article Read more about Got Fiber? A Critical Look at Using Digested Dairy Fiber »

"Dirt and Fert" for Basket Production

March 27, 2012 11:45 am

Interesting how some things don‘t change; hanging baskets are still big business! When you think about it, hanging basket culture is in a league of its own and deserves special attention. The entire objective of growing a hanging basket crop is different than that of a pack or small pot. The objective is usually to grow big, full, overflowing plants that typically… View Article Read more about "Dirt and Fert" for Basket Production »

E Value: Find the Best Match Mix for Your Production Needs

March 26, 2012 11:19 pm

As Technical Specialists, one of the common questions we receive is: “What is the best mix for me?” Of course everyone has unique wants and needs for a mix, but it’s our job to recommend one that will best fit a particular growing situation. We have to consider mix performance, plant nutrition, water quality, logistics… View Article Read more about E Value: Find the Best Match Mix for Your Production Needs »