Measuring pH and EC levels

pH and EC levels within the substrates are highly important for optimal plant growth. In this article we cover what these values tell you and how to measure them correctly yourself.

How to get rid of weeds in your greenhouse?

In this edition of the Growing tips and Advice we will cover a common issue in cultivation: weeds. First, we'll describe what makes a plant a weed. Secondly we'll cover what the presence of weeds can mean for you cultivation. And finally, we'll talk about ways to fight weeds in your greenhouse.

How to check moisture content within the substrate

It's crucial for optimal growth to have the right moisture content within the substrate, right from the start. Read this article to find out how to conduct a simple moisture level check by hand.

Do you want to stop using perlite?

In this article we talk about the pros and cons of using perlite and an alternative that could help you avoid the issues perlite can cause.

Tomato Propagation in easy steps

With this article we want to make tomato propagation easier. Among other things we explain how to optimally prepare the substrate before sowing, what circumstances are required for successful germination and how to take care of the germinating seeds.

Beneficial microorganisms in peat

Peat is the main ingredient in of substrates from Kekkilä Professional. In this article we explain why peat should not be sterilized before use and how microorganisms in this raw material help your crops fight diseases.

The control of fungus gnats in your greenhouse

You have probably seen them before, fluttering through your greenhouse: fungus gnats or sciarid flies. These little mosquito-like flies are a common sight in damp areas. But what do these little insects do exactly? And can they be dangerous to your crops? We will tell you all about them in this article.