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Gardening Microbes 101

Apr 20 2020 microbes mycorrhizal soil

As you walk up and down the aisles of your local hydroponics store, you’ve probably noticed products containing mycorrhizae, microbes and beneficial bacteria. On the back of the label, there is a long list of Latin names for each microbe species and how many spores are included. If you aren’t familiar with the many species of fungi and bacteria, this list can be overwhelming. You might be wondering what each of these critters actually does for your plants.First things first, you need to understand what microbes are. The word microbe generally refers to fungi and bacteria. Beneficial fungi and bacteria...

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