Entries by Joey van der Loo

A New Greenhouse

Some two months ago we started working together in the brand new greenhouse of Karel and Carla Crombach. Here you can see some beautiful results of a few weeks of love and attention, with a little help from Aptus All-in-One pellet, Regulator and Startbooster. Karel and Carla believe strongly in the importance of organic food […]

CitaVerde Update

Time flies as our project ‘Green Production’ is almost looking at the end of the third and last semester of its primary year. CitaVerde College works together with Aptus Plant Tech to grow vegetables in the classrooms. We use very simple methods, but also innovative indoor growing systems and hydroponic systems. Take a look at […]

Karel knows what he grows

Meet Karel Crombach. He and his wife Carla live in the south of the Netherlands, close to the Aptus headquarters. Considering their strong belief in the importance of good nutrition they do everything possible to optimize their health. One of the ways they do this is through growing their own vegetables and fruit, and that’s […]

Aptus Family Projects

We’re looking forward to a new season of growing delicious vegetables and fruits with our Aptus family. We would like to share this video with you and introduce four of our green partners in constructing some beautiful testing gardens. Restaurant Aan Sjuuteeänjd Chef Jean Thoma making Aptus testing sections in his garden. Restaurant Aan Sjuuteeänjd […]

Urban Gardening at School

The project ‘Green Production’ at Citaverde College in Heerlen raises awareness on locally grown food. Aptus Plant Tech supports and educates in the classroom on growing their own food and important nutrients. Students do all the seeding and planting and learn about maintaining an urban garden by themselves. All aspects of growing are being handled […]

Superkale of the Sjuut

Jean Thoma grew some Aptus superkale in his urban garden. Chef and owner of organic restaurant Aan Sjuuteeänjd is enthusiastic: “This super-kale is delicious and weighs almost a kilo! The great thing is that with the lab results from Aptus we can see exactly how much more nutritional value there is in the treated crops. We […]


Some big testing results!

It is harvesting season! Aptus Plant Tech collaborates with schools and owners of all kinds of urban gardens to create awareness on locally grown food. To prove our methods and products, all crops get analysed in official laboratories on nutritional value. We like to say: to eat healthy…the plants you eat must be healthy. In […]

Restaurant Bio Garden

For the second year in a row we are starting a testing garden at the most sustainable restaurant in the Netherlands; Restaurant Aan Sjuuteeänjd in Schinnen. This season owner and head chef Jean Thoma will show us how to transform our fresh veggies into starlike summer salades and other fingerlicking dishes. In this video we see […]

Project Blauwdorp

In the heart of Maastricht young people who have some temporary difficulties getting along in school, get a chance to develop themselves at Cooperation Blauwdorp. An important part of Cooperation Blauwdorp is the urban garden in the center square of the building. The youngsters get to rediscover their talents in real-life situations. Here at Aptus we were […]

Guestblog OERMOES

Hi! I’m Danielle den Hartog from Nieuwstadt (Limburg) in the Netherlands and in 2012 I started my own vegetable garden right next to our house on a small piece of land we could rent…