Plants to Detoxify Any Space

Plants to Detoxify Any Space

by Stephanie Loesch July 24, 2017

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Case Study: Green Building with PittMoss at the Frick Enviornmental Center

Case Study: Green Building with PittMoss at the Frick Enviornmental Center

by Brian Scott June 23, 2017

The challenge became finding a sustainable media that allowed for air and water to move through it. They settled on amending sand with PittMoss.  PittMoss had the physical properties but Gorska emphasized that the product "provides surface for "cation-exchange", helping deliver nutrients to the surrounding plants.

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We Dared to Compare

We Dared to Compare

by Brian Scott June 13, 2017 1 Comment

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What is Peat Moss Anyway?

What is Peat Moss Anyway?

by Stephanie Loesch June 06, 2017

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Earth Day - Our Tribute to Sustainability

Earth Day - Our Tribute to Sustainability

by Laura Noro April 22, 2017

On this Earth Day we would like to pay homage to the environment in which we live, work and play, and provide a tribute to a variety of topics regarding sustainability.

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How to Develop a Vertical Garden

How to Develop a Vertical Garden

by Laura Noro April 13, 2017

If you are a gardener who doesn’t have a lot of horizontal space, wants to cover an unattractive wall, or just wants something different, a vertical garden is a great alternative to a regular outdoor garden!

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How To Grow Succulent Terrariums

How To Grow Succulent Terrariums

by Laura Noro March 21, 2017

Terrariums offer a great way to have  your own miniature garden indoors using low maintenance plants and a glass or plastic container!

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Is Mold in Your Soil Good or Bad? Lessons in soil microbiology.

Is Mold in Your Soil Good or Bad? Lessons in soil microbiology.

by Ashley Mariani March 17, 2017

“Soil organisms show their greatest diversity of species and usually their largest populations in productive soils. The size of the microbial biomass usually shows direct correlation with the amount of plant growth…”

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How To: Growing Indoor Tomatoes with PittMoss

How To: Growing Indoor Tomatoes with PittMoss

by Laura Noro February 28, 2017

It is possible to grow tomatoes indoors, even in the winter!

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What is Up With Your Dirt? (Video Below)

What is Up With Your Dirt? (Video Below)

by Ashley Mariani February 17, 2017

It turns out, it matters what you plant in. Your plants and the environment depend on a good foundation.

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Watch: A Conversation with Dr. Bethke, soil scientist

Watch: A Conversation with Dr. Bethke, soil scientist

by Ashley Mariani February 08, 2017 2 Comments

We sat down with Dr. Bethke at PittMoss HQ to cover all topics from his experiences, the history of growing media, and what makes PittMoss so unique! 

 

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Pro-biotics for your plants! Talking microbes and mold with Dr. Bethke

Pro-biotics for your plants! Talking microbes and mold with Dr. Bethke

by Ashley Mariani January 20, 2017

We debated on whether or not we should research and develop a formula to stop this from happening. Dr.Bethke settled that argument pretty quickly by asserting that "if our mission is to develop the best growing media available, then we have to embrace our little green friends and educate our customers to do the same!" 

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