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What Is Eco Coco Coir Good For? What Is Eco Coco Coir Good For? What Is Eco Coco Coir Good For? What Is Eco Coco Coir Good For?


While we all know coir is a by-product of the coconut processing industry, understanding its properties and potential as a horticultural...

Why Growers are Crazy for Coco Coir Why Growers are Crazy for Coco Coir Why Growers are Crazy for Coco Coir Why Growers are Crazy for Coco Coir


Coco coir (made from coconuts) is quickly becoming a popular grow medium offering horticulturalists many advantages in the garden. Coir...

Choosing the Right Hydroponic Substrate Choosing the Right Hydroponic Substrate Choosing the Right Hydroponic Substrate Choosing the Right Hydroponic Substrate


Today’s hydroponic substrates come in many different forms. The type you should be using depends on the needs of your specific application....

Coconut coir on a wood table Coconut coir on a wood table Coconut coir on a wood table Coconut coir on a wood table


As the ground-up seed husk tissue from the coconut palm tree, coco coir has become a popular and effective growing medium for indoor and...

Why You Shouldn’t Use Construction-Grade Clay Pellets Why You Shouldn’t Use Construction-Grade Clay Pellets Why You Shouldn’t Use Construction-Grade Clay Pellets Why You Shouldn’t Use Construction-Grade Clay Pellets


Why You Shouldn’t Use Construction-Grade Clay Pellets in Your Hydro Setup

Buffering Up: Adjusting the Cation Exchange Capacity in Coco Growing Media Buffering Up: Adjusting the Cation Exchange Capacity in Coco Growing Media Buffering Up: Adjusting the Cation Exchange Capacity in Coco Growing Media Buffering Up: Adjusting the Cation Exchange Capacity in Coco Growing Media


The widespread use of calcium and magnesium supplements in the indoor gardening industry is an indication that many growers have discovered...

Moving on Over: Top Four Transplanting Mediums and Methods Moving on Over: Top Four Transplanting Mediums and Methods Moving on Over: Top Four Transplanting Mediums and Methods Moving on Over: Top Four Transplanting Mediums and Methods


It’s said that transplanting is one of the most stressful times of a plant’s life—for many, it can be a matter of life and death. And while...

Growing 101: Perfect Potting Mixes for Container Gardening Growing 101: Perfect Potting Mixes for Container Gardening Growing 101: Perfect Potting Mixes for Container Gardening Growing 101: Perfect Potting Mixes for Container Gardening


Starting with a good potting mix can make a big difference in how well a container garden performs. Grubbycup shares the basics on what to...

Hands cupping soil around a plant into the shape of a heart. Hands cupping soil around a plant into the shape of a heart. Hands cupping soil around a plant into the shape of a heart. Hands cupping soil around a plant into the shape of a heart.


Alan Ray explores the differences between types of soils and what to do if your dirt isn’t giving your plants the nutrients they need.

The Dirt on Soil & Potting Mixes The Dirt on Soil & Potting Mixes The Dirt on Soil & Potting Mixes The Dirt on Soil & Potting Mixes


Ever question what was really in your soil or potting mixes, and how it affects your growing? Well, here's the dirt on your dirt.

How to Customize Your Own Organic Potting Mix How to Customize Your Own Organic Potting Mix How to Customize Your Own Organic Potting Mix How to Customize Your Own Organic Potting Mix


Customizing your organic potting mix is a great way to ensure your plants receive the best nourishment possible.

Reuse, Reuse, Reuse Your Media Reuse, Reuse, Reuse Your Media Reuse, Reuse, Reuse Your Media Reuse, Reuse, Reuse Your Media


During harvest time, there is first the joy of collecting the fruits of your labor, and then starts the somewhat less entertaining chore of...

Substrate Selection & Moisture Management: What You NEED to Know Substrate Selection & Moisture Management: What You NEED to Know Substrate Selection & Moisture Management: What You NEED to Know Substrate Selection & Moisture Management: What You NEED to Know


Here’s a closer look at some best watering practices in the hydroponic garden, based on what substrate you’ve chosen.

Transplanting From Aeroponics Transplanting From Aeroponics Transplanting From Aeroponics Transplanting From Aeroponics


Transplanting plants from an aeroponics system into another growing medium can be risky business.

Small plant in a container being watered. Small plant in a container being watered. Small plant in a container being watered. Small plant in a container being watered.


A popular gardening myth out there goes a little something like this: “Add a layer of gravel or other coarse material in the bottom of...

How to Grow with Coco Bricks How to Grow with Coco Bricks How to Grow with Coco Bricks How to Grow with Coco Bricks


Incorporating coco coir, a grow medium made from coconut husks, into your indoor garden provides many benefits due to its versatility and...

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When it comes to starting a new garden or fresh container plants, getting the right soil is essential for building a strong foundation for...

Organic Rooting Medium: Composting Woods Organic Rooting Medium: Composting Woods Organic Rooting Medium: Composting Woods Organic Rooting Medium: Composting Woods


Although fresh wood by-products like sawdust and pine bark are suitable for use in soilless organic rooting media mixes, most types contain...

Understanding Microbial Activity in Plant Rooting Media Understanding Microbial Activity in Plant Rooting Media Understanding Microbial Activity in Plant Rooting Media Understanding Microbial Activity in Plant Rooting Media


Microbial activity involving bacteria and fungi in a rooting medium, whether it is soil or a soilless organic mix, has important...

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