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.
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.
Compressed peat based growing media require some loosening and preparation before taking them into use.
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.
This article tells you all you need to know to succesfully start using our Natural Control grow boards.
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.
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.
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.
Greenhouses provide an ideal environment for the growth of algae. An ample supply of nutrients, high light levels and plenty of moisture in a high humidity environment encourage algae to grow.