gardening — nutrients

So what is pH... and why is measuring it so important?

Nov 04 2019 nutrients ph

pH is the measurement of acidity and its opposite, alkalinity in a solution. Neutral pH is 7.0 pH. Acidity measures below seven pH (7.0pH) with alkalinity measuring above it (7.0pH). It is important to maintain a hydroponic nutrient solution at a pH level where the elements in the nutrient solution are consistently available to the plant. If the solution is too acidic or too alkaline it can cause “lock up” – a situation which restricts certain elements essential for growth from being absorbed by the root structure. This is where things start to go wrong. Deficiencies in the required elements...

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The Benefits of Silicon to Plant Health

Oct 23 2019 nutrients potassium silicate

Would you use a product that would increase your harvest weight by as much as 80%? How to increase your harvest weight by up to 80% What if it also provided increased tolerance to environmental stressors such as drought and high temperatures, provided resistance to insect attacks, and additionally had been proven to protect your crop from powdery mildew (Sphaerotheca fulginea), root rot (Fusarium oxysporum), damping off (Pythium), and gray mold (botrytis cinerea)?Now, what if I told you this product is real, that it is available, and that the above list of accolades does not even scratch the surface of...

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