• Proof of Life: There May Be Mold in Our Soils

    If you find white mold in a bag of our potting soil, don’t think it’s spoiled like moldy bread.  Consider this white webby material the ultimate proof of life. It is an undeniable sign that our potting soils are perfectly blended to create a bio-active root environment.  Even while that bag sat at the garden…

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  • Hydro Style Gardening

    Growing, just like everything, goes through changes. And quite often as science learns more about plant production, improved products continue to become available to the grower. Sun Gro’s newest line of hydro style gardening soil is Grower’s Gold. Whether indoor or outdoor growing is your goal, Grower’s Gold has come up with two specific products…

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  • Grow Your Own!

    Whether it’s one patio tomato in a pot or a whole vegetable garden in raised beds, success is rooted in your potting soil. Get that right and you’ll enjoy far more than just one good picking this season. Millions of failed gardens stem from the use ordinary potting soil that leaves veggies starving for nutrients after that…

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  • Why Growers Gold is Different

    No one is pickier about potting soil than commercial growers of bedding plants. In fact, what they use is more like high tech growth media than real soil. These folks cultivate acres of potted seedlings every day, and do so with the precision of scientists.  Naturally their growth media must be perfect. That’s why commercial…

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  • What are Mycorrhizae?

    The word mycorrhizae (pronounced My-cor-rye-zay) refers to a group of fungi which form a mutually beneficial relationship with many plants. These fungi grow either inside of a plant’s roots or attach to the surface of a root. The fungi benefits from the plant’s food and nutrients and in turn send their hyphae (like small roots) out…

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