Sun Gro® Horticulture specializes in professional and retail brands of premium soilless growing mixes, amendments, and fertilizers recognized by growers and gardeners to be some of the best performing on the market. We sell to both United States and Canadian markets, with some brands exclusive to a given country.

Professional Products

We offer over 100 products developed by professional horticulturists and marketed to greenhouse and nursery growers nationwide. These include soilless growing mixes produced to the industry’s highest quality standards as well as high-performing water-soluble and controlled-release fertilizers.

Professional Mix Brands

Sun Gro Horticulture’s key professional soilless growing mixes are sold under the Fafard®, Metro-Mix®, Sunshine® and Sungro® brands. These are include soilless mixes containing the highest quality Canadian Sphagnum peat moss, aged bark, Sun-Coir® coconut coir, perlite, vermiculite, and other natural & organic ingredients. Professional growers turn to Sun Gro for their planting mix needs because our products consistently yield great results. These brands are sold across the United States and Canada.

Professional Fertilizer Brands

The Technigro® brand of professional water-soluble fertilizers are marketed in the western United States to hydroponic and greenhouse growers. They are created exclusively for the professional market and are designed to satisfy every water quality situation.


RESiLIENCE® is Sun Gro’s brand name for patented growing mixes enriched with silicon. RESiLIENCE® mixes enhance plant quality resulting in thicker/stronger stems, compact growth, increased root mass; plus extended resistance to wilt. Many of Sun Gro’s professional and retail mixes container this exclusive silicon additive.

Retail Products

United States Mix Brands

Our retail brands of premium soilless growing mixes, Black Gold®, Fafard®, Sunshine®, and Sunshine® Advanced, are sold at leading home improvement retailers, hardware chains, independent hardware stores, hydroponic stores, and independent garden centers across the United States.

Canadian Mix/Fertilizer Brands

Canada has its own suite of Sun Gro retail brands of premium soilless growing mixes and fertilizers. Black Gold® brand in Canada offers both premium mixes and fertilizers, while the Sunshine® brand for the Canadian market features premium mixes. These are sold at leading Canadian home improvement retailers, hardware chains, and independent hardware stores and garden centers.

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If you have any general questions about Sun Gro Horticulture please contact us using one of the means below.

Sun Gro Horticulture
770 Silver Street
Agawam, MA 01001
United States of America


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