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News 4.9.2017

Open position

Open position: Area Manager in the Kekkilä Professional sales team. The post is located in the regional office of Vilafranca Del Penedès (Barcelona, Spain).

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Peat used in our products

The main raw material of Kekkilä Professional substrates is first-rate white or brown Sphagnum peat.

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How to get the best out of our peat

When receiving Kekkilä Professional products remember to conduct arrival inspection.

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Product names

Our product names indicate the factors which are important for using and storing the products.

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Archive

  • Open position

    4.9.2017

    Open position: Area Manager in the Kekkilä Professional sales team. The post is located in the regional office of Vilafranca Del Penedès (Barcelona, Spain).

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  • Mould in peat

    29.8.2017

    Sometimes water condensates between the peat bale and the plastic wrapping creating conditions that allow mould to grow. These fungi are not harmful to plants.

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  • Adding air to substrates

    29.8.2017

    Roots need a balanced ratio of air, water and nutrients as well as space to grow. The roots need air for renewing, thus the optimal airspace in the substrate is

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  • ENA visit to the Eurajoki factory

    29.8.2017

    Kekkilä had the opportunity to sponsor the ENA (European Nurserystock Association) summer meeting which was held in Finland on June 25th and 26th.

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  • Kekkilä Professional factory closures during summer 2017

    29.5.2017

    Please note that our production factories will be closed for yearly maintenance during summer which will result in short production breaks.

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  • Solutions for blueberry growing

    29.5.2017

    Blueberry (Vaccinium sp.) production in soilless culture systems gives more control over the crop, more uniform growth, healthier plants and higher yields.

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  • Why we declare pH and EC in 1+5

    29.5.2017

    We declare the pH and EC values using the European standard method of 1+5 – dilution of 1 volume of substrate into 5 volumes of distillated water.

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  • How long is the starter fertiliser effective?

    29.5.2017

    It is very important to compensate the nutrients that plants take. Our starter fertiliser has a unique composition compared to traditional base fertilisers.

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  • Growing Media Europe

    29.5.2017

    Active in promoting optimum legislation for the manufacturing and trade of substrates in Europe through the recently established Growing Media Europe.

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  • Fertilising seedlings

    28.2.2017

    Advice on how to fertilise seedlings in order to achieve high quality, strong, uniform growth in professional greenhouse growing.

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  • Product Development

    28.2.2017

    Kekkilä Professional Product Development has outsourced the experimental testing of new products to academic and research institutions.

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  • Excellent growth with Kekkilä Starter 1 in Italy

    23.11.2016

    Italian grower Mr Cosimo is very satisfied with the growing results of his vegetable and herb young plants in DSM 1 W R0630 with Kekkilä Starter 1.

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  • Role of wetting agents

    23.11.2016

    Wetting agent facilitates the uptake of water during initial wetting and optimises the movements of water in the substrate.

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  • Open position: Marketing Specialist

    18.11.2016

    We are looking for a Marketing Specialist to support Kekkilä Professional business unit. It's a full-time permanent position located in Vantaa, Finland.

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  • Kekkilä Group changes structure to ensure growth

    15.11.2016

    Kekkilä Group will have three business units: Kekkilä Garden, Hasselfors Garden and Kekkilä Professional.

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  • Using peat responsibly

    2.9.2016

    Peat is the most commonly used material of growing media for plants for a good reason.

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  • Kekkilä Professional new website

    2.9.2016

    Welcome to our brand new website

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