How can tailor-made growing media help me grow?

Have you ever wondered about the differences between using standard growing media and tailored growing media? This video shows how substrates that do not fit the exact needs of your business and crop might affect performance.

International Women’s Day!

We would like to use International Women's Day, taking place on March 8th, to celebrate the achievements of our female customers!

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.

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.

Security of raw materials

With all of the things that are currently going on in the world, we noticed some of our customers worry about the continuity of their business. With this article we want to shed some light on the securities we offer and take worries about the supply-chain away.

Safe growing media

The health benefits and safety of our food is more relevant now than ever. With a pandemic affecting the global population people need to be able to rely on the safety of their food. That means growers take great care to follow the right safety procedures and treat their crops with care. The growing media used also need to be on top of this, as it is a possible source of contamination. We take this very seriously as well and want to make sure growers know they can rely on our products. In this article we explain everything a grower needs to know about our safe growing media.

Interview Lettuce grower

Little Leaf Farms in Massachusetts (USA) uses growing media by BVB Substrates in their technically advanced greenhouses for lettuce growing. We've interviewed their head grower to learn more about their flourishing company.