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‘Tis the Season for Growing Cold Crops with PittMoss®!

November 15, 2017 1 Comment

According to PittMoss’s resident soil science expert Dr. Charles Bethke, cool seasons create a unique set of challenges for home gardeners. “The supply of sunlight is low and the days are short, therefore crop growth and development are greatly limited,” he says. - Read more to learn how to combat the winter blues. 

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SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) Program

PittMoss Helps Promote SBIR Program

July 27, 2017

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Plants to Detoxify Any Space

Plants to Detoxify Any Space

July 24, 2017 3 Comments

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At 644 acres, Frick Park is the largest historic park

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

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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Winter Spring Growth Trial

We Dared to Compare

June 13, 2017 1 Comment

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Earth Day: Our Tribute to Sustainability

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

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

March 21, 2017 1 Comment

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?

Is Mold in Your Soil Good or Bad?

March 17, 2017 5 Comments

“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 Grow Indoor Tomatoes with PittMoss

February 28, 2017

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

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Grow a better way with PittMoss. The peat-free growing media that is sustainable and organic.

What's Up with Your Dirt?

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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A new generation of potting soils, gardening mixes and growing media for sustainable gardening

Watch: A Conversation with Soil Scientist Dr. Bethke

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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