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    Water is indispensable for your plants; without water they simply will not grow or flower. But which kind of water is better? Rainwater or tap-water?

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    No doubt you may have noticed the letters N-P-K, combined with some figures, on the packaging of  fertilizer bags. What do these letters and figures stand for?

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    Without photosynthesis plants could not grow, form beautiful leaves and flowers and produce lovely fruit. So, photosynthesis is of vital importance to plants.

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    Sulfur fulfills an important function in plants, just as in the human body. It is not only a building block of a number of proteins and hormones, but also of vitamins, such as vitamin B1. Sulfur occurs in all living things because the amino acids methionine and cysteine are sulfur compounds. This means that most proteins can not exist without sulfur.

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    A nitrogen deficiency in plants occurs when the plant is insufficiently able to absorb nitrogen from the substrate. Because nitrogen simply washes away through rain, over-watering of the plants can easily cause a nitrogen shortage.

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    The time of the year has arrived again. Sinterklaas has just left the country and many living rooms turn into a winter wonderland. Of course a traditional Christmas tree should not be missed.

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    Germination is a plant's first phase in its lifecycle. In order to give your plants the best possible start in life, read on and find out what exactly happens to your seedlings and what they need.

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    Magnesium plays an important role for people, animals and plants and just like in the human body a magnesium deficiency in plants has major health consequences as for plants it plays a role in photosynthesis.

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    Bloombastic is a rich plant-feed, providing large, lovely flowers and sweet-smelling, delicious fruit. Use this stimulator during flowering and ripening periods.

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    In order to keep your houseplants healthy it's important to re-pot them every now and then. The main purpose is to offer plant-roots more space and/or to give your plants fresh potting soil. Want to know how it works? Here's our step-by-step explanation!

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    Plants need nutrients in order to grow, flower and set fruit. Next to nutrients you may wish to give your plants a boost by providing stimulators, which ensure even better growth.

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    Silic Boost is a powerful booster, mainly consisting of  the element silicon. This element is extremely beneficial to your plants, as it clearly makes them stronger. So use Silic Boost during your plants' growing-phase.

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    Light is important for all plant development. Without light, leaf-growth, flowers or fruits are out of the question. During summer plants usually receive sufficient natural light. But in spring and autumn they profit from your help, for instance by providing lighting in your greenhouse!

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    Since heavy showers and prolonged wet spells are something to contend with nowadays, it's sensible to let your garden absorb and contain as much rainwater as possible. Read on for our tips plus advice on how to protect plants from rotting.

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    When autumn and winter set in, we protect ourselves from the cold by putting on warm pullovers and coats. Some plants need similar protection. This is how you can help them.

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    Substrate is another term for a culture medium, of which there are many around, such as soil and hydro substrates. In this blog we discuss coir-based substrates and how to use them.

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    Just like we go through several stages in life, we can distinguish various growing phases in plant life too. We would like to explain these phases to you, and indeed the needs your plants may show in each phase. In this way we hope to enable you to support your plants in every step of the way.

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    Hydro grains possibly are the best example of hydro substrates. Other substrates (also know as culture mediums) are soil and coir, but in this article we concentrate on explaining how to grow plants in hydro substrate.

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    If you're a keen gardener, you probably love nature  and are very much in favour of a healthy environment. Still, gardening as such is not necessarily ''green'' or favourable to the environment, hence these 6 tips on organic gardening!

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    Substrate is an umbrella word for all sorts of culture mediums. A well-known medium is potting soil, but there is a wide range of varied culture mediums available, such as soil or coco mediums and hydro granules. In this article we aim to inform you about soil substrate and how to use it.

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    The WILMA growing system is a wonderfully easy to use tool when growing plants, saving you lots of time and effort as watering is a thing of the past.  Let us explain what its advantages are and how this system works.

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    Mulching stops soil from drying out, promotes soil life and controls weeds in your garden. In short, mulching is the thing to do!

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    Ventilating the greenhouse is absolutely vital to create a healthy climate for your plants. You need to do so both in summer and winter to keep troublesome diseases and moulds at bay.

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    Drought and plants generally do not go together... especially during warm, dry summers plants that tend to dry out out are a real hazard. Even in winter you need to be vigilant and water some plants from time to time. How? Here are our tips!

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    During spring or summer, temperatures may rise to tropical standards, even in our country. Not all plants can handle such heat, so here are our ten tips on how to keep your garden fresh and colourful, even on hot sunny days.

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    Potassium is the Germanic name and in many other languages ​​Kalium Potassium is mentioned. The main source of potassium is potassium carbonate, which is common in, for example, baking powder.

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    Whether you’re a beginning or an experienced cultivator, you will be confronted at some point with a plant deficiency.

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    And you where thinking that plants had nothing to say? 

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    Learn the basics of substrates!