Substrates

Launch of pure Forest Gold wood fibre delivered in big bags

Pindstrup announces the launch of pure Forest Gold wood fibre delivered in big bags. Forest Gold is wood fibre designed and optimized for use in horticulture. For more than 15 years, the Pindstrup Group has developed and refined Forest Gold, in close collaboration with growers around the world. While…

A biodegradable plant propagation system looking to take off in the Australian market

A new innovative plant propagation system that can be used for all propagation methods is proving to a big hit with Australian horticultural companies, according to its international distributors Klasmann-Deilmann. The company supplies the Growcoon, which is a growth and seed plug produced by Maan…

New solution in the trend towards peat substitutes

These days, more and more professionals and end customers are demanding peat-reduced substrates. The mineral substrate Perligran is an additive to ensure good results together with peat substitutes. It is a way to create a substrate with good drainage and good aeration – all with a lower weight. In…

Fred Strijk new account manager at Lentse & Slingerland Potgrond

On September 1st, Fred Strijk started as Account Manager at Lentse & Slingerland Potgrond. In this position, he will focus primarily on the export of substrates. Fred Strijk (53)…

"Peat is part of the answer"

Growing Media Europe (GME) participated in the CEO Meeting of the International Peatland Society (IPS) and the Baltic Peat Producers Forum (BPPF) 2019 held on 4-5 September in Palanga, Lithuania. Both events dealt, among other topics, with the overarching question of the future availability of peat as a highly valuable resource…

Steam sterilization for horticultural growing media

Recently, steam sterilization of growing media has been attracting growing interest for its low ecological impact as well as for its high social value. It is used as a viable alternative to Methyl Bromide and other critical chemicals in agriculture which are legally banned by the Environment Protection…

UK: GMA sets out road map timelines towards sustainable growing media

The Growing Media Association (GMA), a group of manufacturers and suppliers producing over 90% of growing media used in UK domestic and commercial sectors, continue to make…


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