August 6, 2019
Dead soil on a jobsite

Killer Construction

Construction sites are often brutal on the land. While the building of something new is exciting, the soil pays a price in the meantime.  It is stripped […]
August 2, 2019
flower made of water splashing

“Just Right” Watering

Water is essential to life, especially plant life in the middle of summer!  There are many well-known tips and guidelines you probably already follow, but sometimes there […]
July 23, 2019
three areas to target for plant success

The Third Zone

When you want plants to thrive around a property, whether you are doing so as a homeowner or whether your job and business reputation depend on it, […]
July 16, 2019
dead transplanted tree

Budget Tip for Parks & Rec

The image above is an actual photo taken just this week in a midwestern city not to be named here. What you see is not just a […]
July 3, 2019
Fungal hyphae are like a highway

A Match Made in Dirt

Soil isn’t just “dirt,” it’s an amazing ecosystem of its own. Thus when choosing a soil amendment or biostimulant, we believe the best approach is to set […]
June 26, 2019
Transplant shock ends up in finger pointing

Avoiding the Blame Game

When purchased plants fail to thrive in their new environment, a blame game can erupt — and often does. The end user instinctively looks at the installer […]
June 19, 2019
Mycorrhizae as a soil amendment

The Full Spectrum of Soil Amendments

Soil amendments are not a new concept. It has been known and practiced for years that the success of a plant is not just dependent on its […]
June 17, 2019

Adding Biology to Chemistry

In the horticulture industry, we know our chemistry. It’s been around for decades. N-P-K is everywhere and in seemingly limitless combinations. We know that the nutrients in […]
January 8, 2019

Selling Mycorrhizae as a Private Label

Solution? Private Label This is being repeated over and over in the agriculture market. The truth is that Bio-Fertilizers like mycorrhizae, trichoderma, and rhizobacteria work by energizing […]
January 3, 2019

3 Ways to Apply Mycorrhizae to Trees

Solution? DIEHARD™ Dry Powders Dry powders are the simplest way to use mycorrhizae. Microbes will ‘hibernate’ when conditions get too dry. This is a very stable and […]
December 31, 2018

Super Absorbent Polymers vs. Tree Bags

Solution? Horta-Sorb® Horticultural Gels are a great alternative to tree watering bags. Super Absorbent Polymers are a better way to keep new trees and shrubs hydrated during […]
September 12, 2018

7 Reasons to Use Mychorrizae Fungi

Solution? DIEHARDTM  Complete A Key Component of The Rainforest- One of the foundational components of the rain forest and its tremendous success is THE SOIL. This rich, living soil […]
May 2, 2018

Who’s Responsible for These Dead Plants?

There is nothing more frustrating than losing beautifully landscaped beds of flowers, shrubs, trees, and plants. It represents time, money, and possibly your reputation (if you’re a […]
April 26, 2018

Soil Amendments a Comparison

Solution? Mycorrhizae. What is a Traditional Soil Amendment? A soil amendment, also known as a  soil conditioner, assists plant health and growth. While this is a very […]
February 15, 2018

The Hyphae Highway – Bacteria Taxis

Solution BioRushR If you’ve ever started paying close attention to soils and soil organisms, you soon have a realization of how small these organisms are and how vast […]