Adding oxygen to a solution or adding a porous material to grow media to allow more oxygen to reach plant roots.
The ability of a medium or solution to resist change in pH fluctuations.
Calcium, Magnesium, and Coco
Calcium and magnesium are both important nutrients for plants, and they have a special relationship with coco coir that requires...
Coconut Coir is the husk (mesocarp) of the coconut fruit that is processed and composted to produce a fine particle...
Coconut Coir, Basics and Benefits
Coconut Coir is a widely used organic and renewable growth medium for both hydroponic and container gardening. Coir is made...
Feeding and watering frequency: Drain-to-waste setups and coir based media
How often should you feed and water your plants? When growing plants in a drain-to-waste setup and using a nutrient...
To remove buildup of salts from roots or media by using water or a specific solution designed for the purpose.
The liquid part of humus that is light golden in color and has the ability to increase uptake of nutrients into plant tissues.
A liquid extracted from the principal component (humate) of the organic constituents of soil, humus, peat, etc. which is produced by biodegradation of dead organic matter.
Soilless media that has been biologically enhanced using an array of organic inputs.
Hydroton is the trade name for “lightweight expanded clay aggregate” or LECA. Simply put, small clay balls are heated in...
The dissolving or washing out of soluble salts from a grow medium or soil.
A device that measures the amount of moisture in a grow medium or soil.
Peat moss if formed by the slow decomposition of mosses, like sphagnum, or sedges in a wet, acidic environment such...
used in gardening as a soil additive, peat moss is harvested from arctic bogs which take centuries to form.
Perlite is made from volcanic rock that has been heated to about 700° C until the material expands, similar to...
Pumice, like perlite, is a product of volcanic activity and mined from quarries, ground and sieved for aggregate size. It...
ReadyGro Aeration SDS
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Rice hulls are the by-product of rice cultivation of food for humans and animals. Rice hulls are used in three...
Rockwool is an artificial media made from quartz sand that has been heated above 1200° C and spun into fibers...
A grow medium made from molten rock or inert material “spun” at high temperatures into a fibrous mass.
Characterized by an accumulation of white, off-white or brown sediment on the surface of a grow medium or soil, and sometimes at the base of drainage holes on potted plants. Salt buildup reduces the amount of water molecules available for plant uptake.
To apply fertilizer or compost to the top of soil or grow media.
A compound that reduces the surface tension of a liquid. Used in hydroponics to help a nutrient solution more easily infiltrate the grow media.