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We’ve all heard about amino acids, but what are they really? Without them life on earth would cease to exist. They play an essential role in various critical functions of plants, animals and all other organisms. We’ll take a look at the role amino acids play in plant development, but let’s first take a

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Veggie Patch: To Mulch, or not to Mulch?

In this post we’re giving you an introduction in the world of mulching. Mulch is basically any material that’s used as a soil covering. There’s a whole lot of organic and inorganic mulch materials available. Think of things like straw, grass clippings, wood chips, leaves, but also newspapers or just plastic.

Like everything in

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CORE TECHNOLOGY: Silicon & Silicic Acid

What do you think about when you hear “Silicon” ? Is it breast implants? Well, that’s far from the only use of the second most abundant element on earth. Silicon is found in things like glass, concrete, porcelain and electronics. It’s used in agricultural fertilizers too.

Silicon has only recently been classified as a

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Veggie patch: Most common beginner mistakes

Making mistakes is a great tool for learning and everyone makes mistakes when they first start their own veggie patch. We wouldn’t want you to lose hope after an unsuccessful first season of growing, so we’ll tackle some of the most common beginner mistakes in this article. That way you don’t have to make

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Seven do’s when starting a vegetable garden

Nothing is more fun than harvesting fresh vegetables from your own vegetable garden. And it’s easy! That’s why we listed the seven do’s: the most important steps to begin with, so you can start immediately. And that doesn’t have to be in the spring, but can be done throughout the year.

1. The right spot

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