Nursing every growth stage

Join us and our external speakers in this exciting 1-hour webinar and learn about different stages in the development of medicinal plants.

Use the best to grow the best!

To get optimal results from your plants, you want to use the best resources. That's exactly why more and more professional growers in America switch to using growing media by BVB Substrates. Have a look at the independent research by NCSU to learn what makes BVB Substrates the best!

The use of peat in growing media

Within the entire horticultural industry, there's a lot of talk about the sustainability of plant and food production. We fully support this topic and root for an open discussion within the entire sector. We've written this article to help growers explain the relationship between peat-based growing media and sustainability to their customers.

What is Responsibly Produced Peat?

That's a question we get quite often. In honor of World Wetlands Day on February 2nd, we've teamed up with RPP to create a short animation video around this topic.

Evaluate and conclude

After running a growing media trial you want to use all the data you’ve collected to draw the right conclusions. In some cases it might already be clear to see which way you should go, but it is always useful to carefully evaluate the process and results. Read all about doing that in this article.

Trials: Data collection and assessment

In our previous article about growing media trials you’ve read about the importance of an adequate preparation of the trial. Once you’ve got everything set up and have a clear plan you should start focusing on your data collection methods.

Easily Available Water

The composition of growing media determines which properties it brings to your greenhouse and how it supports your plants. In this article we’d like to go deeper into one of the important properties of growing media: Easily (or Readily) Available Water (EAW).

How to conduct a trial in 5 steps

Before you order large amounts of a new type of growing media or order from a new supplier, it only makes sense that you want to validate your reasons to switch. In order to do so, you might want to conduct a trial within your greenhouse. In this 3 part series you read how to prepare for trials, and how to get unbiased, clear results to make sure your investment pays off.

Cannabis growing media and pH buffer

Growing media containing European peat offer an excellent moisture and nutrients buffer. In addition they also provide a buffer for pH. With this short article we'll focus on the perks of a stable pH level.