Entries by Joey van der Loo

Biochemical Sequencing 101

Traditional agriculture operates by looking at plant like they are machines. We tend to think a little different at Aptus. We believe we should look at plants as living creatures, just like you and me.

Fungone: User Guide

Fungone is a protected preventive foliar spray that decreases pathogen problems on leaves while increasing the plant’s resistance to future attacks. It helps prevent fungal, bacterial and viral problems by cleaning the leaf and creating conditions that do not favor pathogen development. It prevents future infections by producing a preventive shield over leaves, and is […]

Mycor Mix: User Guide

Mycor Mix contain fungal spores of various endomycorrhizal fungi. These special fungi have a symbiotic relationship with plants, which means they work together to make each other’s lives better. The fungi fetches nutrients and water for the plant in exchange for exudates (sugars) from the plant. To effectively inoculate your plants with Mycor Mix it’s […]

All-in-One Pellet: User Guide

Aptus All-in-one Pellet is a time-released 100% organic pellet fertilizer that provides complete nutrition for plant development for up to 3 months. Each application lasts 2-3 months and can be reapplies for longer cycles. It’s specially formulated with macronutrients and micronutrients, amino acids and biostimulants to enhance plant development over a period of time. All-in-One […]

Micromix Soil: User Guide

Micromix Soil is a high quality bacterial inoculant that has been formulated in collaboration with top universities in Europe. The specific bacteria strains are combined with a specific seaweed variety, Lithothamnium.

Micromix Drip: User Guide

During the production process of growing substrates all microlife is destroyed/sterilized so that no harmful elements remain. The problem with that approach is that the beneficial bacteria are also destroyed in the process, which makes the substrate more susceptible to pests and diseases. An active (beneficial) microlife is essential to optimize growing conditions and to […]

Buffering Your Water

Balancing the pH in your nutrient tank can prove to be somewhat of a challenge. Nobody likes adjusting the pH in their tank multiple times a day, and all that added acid or base is not doing your plants any good either. That’s where good buffering comes in! WHAT ARE BUFFERS? We can compare the […]