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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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Picturegallery out of the green classroom of Citaverde College

For about 3 weeks we ‘ve been seeding and planting with students of Citaverde College, an agricultural school in Heerlen, in the south of the Netherlands. The project ‘Green Production’ is fully intented to raise awareness on the importance of healthy food that is locally grown. So far we’ ve mostly been preparing the testing sections, seeding and planting sprouts and learning about maintaining your own urban garden. All the children learn about Aptus and use All-in-One pellets and Aptus Regulator and Aptus Startbooster in the testing sections. During the year we’ll be growing, harvesting, analyzing and above all…tasting! Here

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Classroom in a greenhouse

Aptus Plant Tech is moving into the classroom. Citaverde College is an agricultural school in Heerlen, in the south of the Netherlands. The project ‘Green Production’ is fully intented to raise awareness on the importance of healthy food that is locally grown.

In our first year over 450 students will be using the greenhouse.

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