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Peatland Ecology Research Group: Ecology, Restoration & Environmental Impact

August 3, 2012 1:23 pm

In the last issue of the Sun Gro’er we reported on the little known “secret” concerning peat bog restoration under the direction of Dr. Line Rochefort. But the “rest of the story” is the work being conducted by the Peatland Ecology Research Group (PERG) centered at the University of Laval in Quebec, Canada. This group… View Article Read more about Peatland Ecology Research Group: Ecology, Restoration & Environmental Impact »

Sunshine #4 Mix with Mycorrhizae from Sun Gro

August 2, 2012 6:44 pm

Sun Gro has developed a new product for sale to the professional and hydroponics markets – Sunshine #4 Mix with Mycorrhizae. This mix is sold in 3.0 cubic foot compressed bales. The package is slightly smaller than the typical 3.8 cubic foot package, which seems to be more amenable to customers in the hydroponics market. The ingredients of the blend are the same ingredients as the standard,… View Article Read more about Sunshine #4 Mix with Mycorrhizae from Sun Gro »

Water Release Curves of Common Growing Media Ingredients

August 2, 2012 6:41 pm

Water release curves are used by soil scientists to understand how soils or growing media “hold” and “give up” water. Growing media can hold and “release” water differently depending on the type and percentage of ingredients used in the mix. This information, taken together with E-values, can enhance our customers knowledge to make better judgments on what type of growing media will suit their particular operation. –Shiv Reddy Read More in… View Article Read more about Water Release Curves of Common Growing Media Ingredients »