Premier Tech Horticulture specialist Troy Buechel talks about the best growing media for greenhouse vegetable and herb production. You can also read his article on the same subject here.
Growing media are made of engineered materials designed to provide ideal physical and chemical characteristics for the root environment. In greenhouse agriculture, it is important that the substrate has good structural characteristics so it can hold up to frequent irrigation, root growth, drastic changes in temperature, pH and EC over the life of the crop.
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