greenhouse agriculture, using closed production systems with nutrient solution recycling, can be the best choice for vegetable and fruit production in urban locations.
Firstly, as it is likely to have been grown in a soil-less
compost, I would recommend that you repot it in early to mid-March in a John Innes No 2 Potting Compost.
Other top-covered on Tuesday includ-"Emissions and Odors from Spent Mushroom Substrate" Paul Heinemann, Penn State University, "SMS as a Component for Soil-less
Potting Mixes--Does the SMS make a Difference?
To compare, Europe has six countries with three percent of the European Union strawberry production using soil-less
The Malawian Agricultural Research and Extension Trust is working to raise awareness among the country's farmers about the hazards of using the chemical and about alternatives to using it, which include soil-less
culture of tobacco plants and use of more benign chemicals such as dazomet.
Although these growers use a variety of mixes based on their preference and experience, all say that using a soil-less
, sterilized mix is sufficient.
The second method omits soil altogether, making a soil-less
potting mix of other materials.
High RZTs are a common undesirable consequence of growing horticultural crops in soil-less
The idea behind hydroponics is that if you can provide a inert soil-less
substrate, such as rockwool or perlite, and feed it with a high quality hydroponic nutrient and water solution, either timed or constantly, your plants will grow faster and produce more fruit.
Over the past few years I have tried several combinations of the media types in baskets and containers, straight soil-less
mixes, straight soil, and a mixture of the two.
Soil-based John Innes seed compost or a soil-less
, all-purpose compost will suit them equally well, though the soil-based is easier to keep moist.
Q I'VE heard that tomatoes can be grown in a soil-less
system, with the roots submerged in water.
Alternatively, use a soil-less
or loam-free "ericaceous" compost.