A recent survey found that nearly 50% of Americans talk to their plants and trees. Most of us know people who refer to themselves as ‘plant mom’s’ or ‘plant dad’s,’ but are these titles more than just cute or humorous for some? Have people formed intimate relationships with the plants and trees they own? To get a deeper understanding of the relationships Americans have with their greenery, in October, Trees.com surveyed 1,200 Americans who own at least one tree or plant.
If you’re looking for an additive to improve the quality of your soil, or even entirely replace the soil, then vermiculite is an attractive option. It is commonly used in soil mixes, as well as by professional gardeners and nursery workers to improve seed germination success and encourage rapid root growth in cuttings.
Hydroton grow rocks, or expanded clay pellets, also referred to as leca clay, clay balls, are one of the most helpful and versatile growing media to any traditional and hydro grower.
If you want to become good at gardening or hydroponics, perlite can be your best friend. What is so special about these queer, innocuous-looking balls? Learn more in our in-depth guide to all things perlite.
Peat Moss, one of the most commonly used yet controversial materials for gardening. Let's go into details what it is, how it is used, and what it means to the environment.