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7 Benefits of Organic Soil

7 Benefits of Organic Soil

Organic soil is a type of soil that does not contain chemical ingredients like pesticides, fertilizers, herbicides, or fungicides. It is composed of ingredients from natural resources only, which are certified as organic. Some of the typical organic soil amendments...

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How to Create a Successful Urban Garden

How to Create a Successful Urban Garden

If you live in the country and have plenty of space in your backyard, starting a garden could be as easy as grabbing a shovel and ordering some seeds online. Backyard gardening is an increasingly popular pastime, and a great way to supply families with a steady stream...

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Organic Farming & The Environment

Organic Farming & The Environment

  Who isn't concerned about the environment? After all, there's only one Earth to inhabit. While there are many ways to contribute to environmental health, one way is choosing produce raised organically. Organic farming is a way to grow crops that avoids the use...

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Degraded Soils Threaten Farmers Everywhere

Degraded Soils Threaten Farmers Everywhere

Soil degradation: the physical, chemical ,and biological decline in soil quality. It can include erosion, fertility decline, loss of organic matter, salinity, soil contamination, and more. Soil Degradation The majority of our agricultural soils are biologically...

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Staying Profitable as Fertilizer Prices Skyrocket

Staying Profitable as Fertilizer Prices Skyrocket

  Fertilizer prices have risen as much as 300% and many farmers have been left wondering if there's any relief in sight. According to the USDA, three kinds of fertilizer have dramatically increased in price over the past year:  the cost of urea is up 149 percent,...

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Pak Choi Yields Increase 32% With Growthful

Pak Choi Yields Increase 32% With Growthful

In the course of measuring Growthful's effects on a variety of crops, HydroGarden spearheaded a trial testing Growthful on Pak Choi plants. HydroGarden is the UK's leading manufacturer and distributor of hydroponic equipment and services - they have been supplying...

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HydroGarden Sunflower Success

HydroGarden Sunflower Success

Sunflowers have many uses: The seeds provide food for humans and wild birds, they support bees by supplying pollen and nectar, and sunflower oil is extracted for cooking and use in beauty products. We wanted to study the interactions between Growthful and Sunflowers...

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Growthful Doubles Root Weight of Greenhouse Peppers

Growthful Doubles Root Weight of Greenhouse Peppers

  Beem Agro Sciences spearheaded a case study for all of us at Aqueus to determine the effects of Growthful on the growth, development, and yield of greenhouse peppers. Different concentrations of Growthful were tested against each other as well as a control in...

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Can Banana Paper Fight Off This Common Potato Pest?

Can Banana Paper Fight Off This Common Potato Pest?

  According to the Modern Farmer, paper made from banana tree fibers may be key to overcoming potato cyst nematodes - microscopic worms that cause yellowing leaves and stunted spuds to be covered in legions. These worms latch onto and burrow into the tuber’s...

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Increasing Broccoli Yields With Growthful

Increasing Broccoli Yields With Growthful

In order to determine the most effective dose of Growthful's concentrate, the Aqueus team conducted a trial on Broccoli, spearheaded by Lance Beem with Beem Agro-Sciences.  Within this study, Aqueus set out to determine Growthful's effect on Broccoli yields and...

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Growing Melons With Growthful

Growing Melons With Growthful

The Santa Claus melon, sometimes known as the Christmas melon or pielde sapo (Toad Skin) is a variety of melon originating in Spain that grows to about a foot in length and is ovoid in shape. It has a thick, green-stripe outer rind and pale green to white inner flesh...

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Oakland Urban Growers – Growing Vegetable Profits

Oakland Urban Growers – Growing Vegetable Profits

Lettuce is a great leafy green to grow because it develops quickly, produces over a long period of time, and isn’t too demanding as long as it's sufficiently watered. It can also be cultivated in a wide variety of soils—however, soils with high water holding capacity...

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