Armando Suarez

Armando has worked with plants since he was a teenager, working in a nursery. He later graduated with a BS in farm management and agricultural engineering. Armando currently works for GRODAN where he is actively involved in helping his clients design and optimize their facilities to grow the best quality crops possible.

Throughout his career, Armando has spent many years consulting with large greenhouses throughout the US, specializing in consulting on crop optimization and high tech irrigation for large greenhouses customers. He was, and continues to be, committed to using optimal irrigation strategies to realize optimal crop production.

Articles by Armando Suarez


Become a Grow Media Master! How to Grow Like a Pro with the Right Substrate Become a Grow Media Master! How to Grow Like a Pro with the Right Substrate Become a Grow Media Master! How to Grow Like a Pro with the Right Substrate Become a Grow Media Master! How to Grow Like a Pro with the Right Substrate


At a time when many hobby growers are taking steps towards becoming professional growers, it is important to understand that successful...

The Do’s and Don’ts of Rockwool The Do’s and Don’ts of Rockwool The Do’s and Don’ts of Rockwool The Do’s and Don’ts of Rockwool


As a growing medium, rockwool has been in use for more than 40 years and is one of the most commonly used substrates in commercial...

Q&A by Armando Suarez


Why are runner roots coming out of my rockwool cubes in my hydroponic garden? Why are runner roots coming out of my rockwool cubes in my hydroponic garden? Why are runner roots coming out of my rockwool cubes in my hydroponic garden? Why are runner roots coming out of my rockwool cubes in my hydroponic garden?


In nature, seedlings will project their roots as fast as possible into the ground to anchor the plant and start searching for nutrients in...

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