Entries by Joey van der Loo

Project Herberg de Smidse

Our new vegetable garden is situated in Epen, in the heart of South-Limburg, the Netherlands. Yvo Creuse is the chef of Herberg de Smidse and he came to us with the desire of serving his guests vegetables grown on his own ground. Space wasn’t the issue, but especially in the first year knowledge and time investment […]


Become a believer

Each season offers a wide range of produce made available by nature. Nowadays a lot of produce in supermarkets is available all year round, which makes it easy to lose track of seasonality. Kids often don’t know better than eating strawberries year round. When we become more aware of the growing cycles of fruit and […]

The Power of Regulator

Check out our poster about the strength and impact of Aptus Regulator: the only real and patented monosilicic acid on the market.   This poster will be spread all across the globe in 6 different languages in our quest to raise awareness about sustainable agriculture  and the importance of strong plants and healthy food. Read our […]

Tasting Test With Children

To create awareness about the importance of local food, Aptus Plant Tech organized tasting lessons for children together with Coöperatie Blauwdorp and Stichting LEFteam in Maastricht (NL). In this video kids of primary schools El Habib Maastricht and Bs. Het Mozaïk learn about the tasty way towards a healthy future. Like our Facebook-page to keep updated with our […]

Star Dish Recipes

Jean Thoma is chef and owner of restaurant Aan Sjuuteeänjd in Schinnen (NL). He works exclusively with bio-veg and forgotten vegetables from his urban garden. Today he is harvesting Swiss chard for tonight’s new dish. During the summer he also works with edible flowers. Together with Aptus Plant Tech we made a testing ground. In […]

Team Aptus in Sweat

Team Aptus participated with over 20 sporty friends at RoermondStormt in the Netherlands, the first edition of a big obstacle race across the center of Roermond on sunday the 25th of september. We made this video to remember 2016 and we allready signed up for 2017!

Problems with Modern Agro

To enhance growth and protect crops against pests and diseases, the use of chemical NPK fertilizers and pesticides has become commonplace in modern agriculture. This has resulted in the disappearance of soil micro-organisms, the exhaustion of carbon from the soil, the disappearance of essential micro-elements (silicon, selenium), soil acidification and it has created weak plants […]

Aptus All-in-One Liquid

All-in-One Liquid is a 100% mineral based fertilizer suited for all mediums and systems. It can be used from the vegetative phase all the way through to flowering/maturation phase. The unique manufacturing process makes All-in-One Liquid less sensitive to pH-variations and therefore applicable in a wide pH-range. It contains essential elements: nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium and […]

Deficiency Poster

This poster gives you valuable information about possible plant deficiencies and how to solve them. It is very important to understand how certain nutrients react with each other. They can react in a synergetic way or in an antagonistic way. If you don’t understand these interactions, you may over-supplement with a specific nutrient in attempt […]

Mixing Nutrients

This video shows you exactly how to properly mix Aptus nutrients to let your plants reach their full potential and ultimately maximize your yield. The most important lesson in this video: Always add Regulator first! You can find detailed mixing instructions in various videos on our YouTube channel, which you can find here: Aptus YouTube.   […]