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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 life, […]

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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 them […]

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Growing greens at school

With the summer holidays almost over, students and teachers of agricultural school CitaVerde in Heerlen (NL) are getting ready for a new schoolyear. Last year Aptus first collaborated with CitaVerde in the project Green Production. Two classrooms are turned into greenhouses, in which students learn how to grow their own food and learn about the building […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 year round. When we become more aware of the growing cycles of fruit and […]