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Startbooster: Transplanting Dip

Transplanting is one of the most stressful moments for your plant. When it's not done right your plant will need some time to recover before growing any further. Most of us already know not to disturb our plants' roots when transplanting, so…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…
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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…

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. Most important lesson in this video: Always add Regulator first! Like us on Facebook to…

No Life Without Enzymes

Every living creature needs enzymes. Enzymes are indispensable for many important bio-chemical processes in our body. Plants also rely on enzymes to function as a catalist for bio-chemical reactions that are involved in mineralisation, plantdefence…