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Ed Bloodnick

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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

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    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.

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    Soilless Growing vs. Hydroponics

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

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    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 photosynthesis, which nearly all...

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    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 chlorophyll.

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    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. However, research has shown...

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    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. Among others, it plays a...

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