The coarseness of a substrate mixture is one of its most relevant features. It influences the amount of support your plant roots receive, it affects the water retention of the substrate, and it also determines how well your plants can take up air, water, and nutrients.
To celebrate International Women's Day we've asked two women in horticulture to share some of their experiences in a short interview.
In this training video Global Product Manager Nedeljko Bašić explains about air, water and dust in growing media. It also covers best practices, market trends and available Kekkilä Professional products for young plants and propagation.
Our substrates of the BIOS product portfolio contain bio-stimulants that boost the life within substrates. This strengthens your plant's natural defence systems and stimulates vigour and growth. Read this article to learn how bio-stimulants work and their main benefits.
In this article we have a look at one of our raw materials; Wood Fibre. The material comes from renewable European sources and brings great things to you through our wood fibre substrates.
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.
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.
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.
In southern Italy the most used Kekkilä Professional products for vegetable seedlings are C1 and DSM 1 with relatively low starter fertiliser, Kekkilä Starter 1 content of 600 grams per cubic meter. Due to this low level the stretching of the cotyledons is less compared to a high content of starter fertiliser.