Ed Bloodnick

Ed Bloodnick is the head of the Premier Tech Horticulture Grower Services team and has been a team member at Premier Tech Horticulture for over 25 years. He truly is an industry reference growers can rely on. His knowledge and passion are key in the development and refinement of all professional and retail PRO-MIX products.

Articles by Ed Bloodnick


Using PRO-MIX in Hydroponics Using PRO-MIX in Hydroponics Using PRO-MIX in Hydroponics Using PRO-MIX in Hydroponics


With the increased popularity of indoor gardening, the term hydroponics has been associated with peat-based soilless growing media. However...

Growing Tough Crops: Vinca Growing Tough Crops: Vinca Growing Tough Crops: Vinca Growing Tough Crops: Vinca


Gardeners choose Vinca because it is relatively drought-tolerant and performs well in dry and hot locations exposed to full sun.

The Role of Magnesium in Plant Culture The Role of Magnesium in Plant Culture The Role of Magnesium in Plant Culture The Role of Magnesium in Plant Culture


Magnesium is a macronutrient that is necessary to both plant growth and health. It is involved in several different processes, including...

The Role of Copper in Plant Culture The Role of Copper in Plant Culture The Role of Copper in Plant Culture The Role of Copper in Plant Culture


Copper is essential to the growth of plants. Among other things, it plays a part in several enzyme processes and is key to the formation of...

The Role of Sodium and Chloride in Plant Culture The Role of Sodium and Chloride in Plant Culture The Role of Sodium and Chloride in Plant Culture The Role of Sodium and Chloride in Plant Culture


Sodium and chloride are typically viewed as waste ions that plants do not need. This can be true if their levels are high in a water source...

The Role of Manganese in Plant Culture The Role of Manganese in Plant Culture The Role of Manganese in Plant Culture The Role of Manganese in Plant Culture


Although it is used in very small amounts by plants, manganese is of capital importance to healthy plant growth, like all micronutrients....

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