Tools and Services

Grower Technical Services

Sun Gro’s highly trained technical specialists are one of its greatest assets. They hold advanced degrees in plant science, nutrition, and plant pathology, so customers can be assured that all their technical questions and needs will be met.

We regularly help growers:

  • Choose the right products
  • Answer horticultural questions
  • Answer technical questions
  • Interpret test results
  • Improve their growing operations


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Analytic Testing

Sun Gro® Horticulture provides the best testing services to meet grower needs.
The following analyses and services are offered to optimize growing parameters:

Growing Media Analysis

Plant Pest and Pathology Services

Plant Tissue Analysis

Soil Analysis

Water and Water-Soluble Fertilizer Analysis

Tables and Calculators

The Sun Gro Potting Mix Calculator delivers the perfect quantity of mix for your needs.

See how many bags you’ll need to fill your pots, or how many pots each bag of mix will fill.

Click here for conversion tables for Fertilizers, Spray Coverage, Drench Rates and Common US to Metric Conversions – on a single print out.


We’ve assembled links to some of the best resources on the Net including:

  • Grower Tools
  • Cooperative Extension Resources
  • Floriculture
  • Nutrient Deficiency
  • Plant Pest/Pathology
  • Production Costs
  • Sustainable Resources
  • Trade Organizations, and
  • Industry Periodicals