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We stock DTE products in large sack sizes! Feed your soil, feed your plants!
Biodynamic Compost from the Oregon Coast. Demeter Certified
Click here for Earthfort Biological Report
We offer a selection of OMRI and EPA Safe products including Lost Coast Plant Therapy, Pyganic, Neem Oil, Horticultural Oil, Bonide Sulfur, Safer Brand Products and many more.
Pride Lands organic food is a premium, micronized blend of dry amendments, microbes, biochar, and mycorrhiza. Building on our commitment to utilizing turn of the century farming methods and Native American agriculture, this fertilizer blend contains the best quality ingredients to supercharge your garden and give your plants a large head start. We highly recommend using this product in and with microbial compost teas each week.
Have a question? You'll find many answers to common gardening problems here!
Whether you are planting seed starts or cuttings there are certain requirements for healthy plant growth. Below is a list of important factors to consider for a successful garden.
Temperature - Plants grow well only within a limited temperature range. Temperatures that are too high or too low will result in abnormal development and reduced production. Warm-season vegetables and most flowers grow best between 60° and 75° or 80° F. Cool-season vegetables such as lettuce and spinach should be grown between 50° and 70° F.
Light - All vegetable plants and many flowers require large amounts of sunlight. Proper indoor lighting might be required when using a greenhouse, depending on the time of use it is used. A garden needs at least 8 to 10 hours of direct sunlight each day to produce healthy happy plants. Adequate spacing between plants will ensure that each plant receives sufficient light in the greenhouse. Greenhouse plants will not do as well during the winter as in the summer. Shorter days and cloudy weather reduce the light intensity and thus limit production. Most plants will do better if grown from January to June or from July to December than if they are started in the fall and grown through the midwinter months.
Water - Providing the plants with an adequate amount of water is a priority, especially during the hot summer months. If a plant is not kept sufficiently moist, the plant roots will dry out and some will die. Even after the proper moisture level has been restored, the plants will recover slowly and production will be reduced.
Water quality should also be considered. Water with excessive alkalinity or salt content can result in a nutrient imbalance and poor plant growth. Softened water may contain harmful amounts of sodium. Salt levels greater than 0.5 millions or 320 parts per million are likely to cause an imbalance of nutrients. It is generally a good idea to have your water tested before you start your garden.
Oxygen -. Plants require oxygen for respiration to carry out their functions of water and nutrient uptake. In soil adequate oxygen is usually available, but plant roots growing in water will quickly exhaust the supply of dissolved oxygen and can be damaged or killed unless additional air is provided.
Macro Nutrients - Plants must absorb certain minerals through their roots to survive. In the garden these minerals are supplied by the soil and by the addition of fertilizers such as worm castings, manure, compost, and fertilizer mineral salts. The essential elements needed in large quantities are nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, magnesium, and sulfur.
Micro Nutrients or Trace Minerals - iron, manganese, boron, zinc, copper, molybdenum, and chlorine are also needed but in very small amounts.
Propagation is the process of creating new plants from a variety of sources: seeds, cuttings, bulbs and other plant parts. Seeds are typically produced from sexual reproduction within a species, because genetic recombination has occurred. A plant grown from seeds may have different characteristics from its parents.
Propagation can also occur through cloning, tissue culture and grafting as well. Plants are produced using material from a single parent and as such there is no exchange of genetic material, therefore vegetative propagation methods almost always produce plants that are identical to the parent.
We carry a variety of high quality Endo & Ecto Mycorrhizal
root growth enhancers. Mycorrhizal fungal filaments in the
soil are truly extensions of root systems and are more effective
in nutrient and water absorption than the roots themselves.
More than 90 percent of plant species in natural areas form
a symbiotic relationship with the beneficia lmycorrhizal fungi.
In soils that have been disturbed by construction, intensive
cropping practices with applications of fertilizers containing
pesticidesand other chemical products, the mycorrhizae content
has considerably diminished, and has become insufficient to significantly enhance plant growth.
Click this link to read a great academic paper on C. Sativa cutting trials: https://digitalcommons.murraystate.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1000&context=jahr
Plant Therapy We trust in nature's solutions to thriving and believe in creating a sustainable future by the daily actions we take with the products we use. Both organic and conventional farmers can be proud of taking care of the environment and their workers, while eliminating crop damaging mildew, mold, fungus and insects with affordable and non-poisonous Lost Coast Plant Therapy.
Horticulture Oil Also known as Suffoil X or JMS Stylet Oil. Monterey Horticulture Oil is a biopesticide (insecticide, miticide, fungicide – spray oil emulsion) labeled for use in organic production. Suffocates eggs, larvae, nymphs and adult soft bodied insects and mites. Pre-emulsified to achieve uniform coverage. Stays in suspension as a homogeneous mix without vigorous agitation. Works well in high- or low-pressure spray applications.
PyGanic Protects your plants by providing quick and reliable knockdown and kill of common garden pests with the ability to be used on ornamental, leafy vegetables, fruit and nut trees. Effective on a broad spectrum of insects from aphid to whiteflies, PyGanic® Gardening helps protect your plants.
Made from botanically-derived active ingredients— pyrethrins, extracted from daisy flowers and is OMRI listed for organic gardening.
Hydrogen Peroxide Familiar as a household disinfectant and bleaching agent. This colorless liquid has a chemical formula (H2O2) similar to water, with just an extra oxygen atom, but it is a combustible and corrosive substance, especially at higher concentrations. It completely decomposes to water and oxygen, making it very environment-friendly and safe to be used even in organic gardening. Hydrogen peroxide is effective against most types of bacteria, viruses, and fungi. You can use hydrogen peroxide to combat almost all kinds of common fungal infections affecting your garden plants. Dilute with water and use it for spraying plants that show signs of powdery mildew, rust or other fungal infections. Since this chemical can burn plant tissues, correct dilution is important. Read the label of each brand and percentage of ingredient.
Always experiment on a small area before large-scale application
Trellis is used vertically to support your plants or horizontally in multiple layers so your plants can grow through the netting and be supported as it grows. It provides perfect structure for fragile flowers and stems and adds very strong support ideal for growing healthy plants.
The 6" size of the netting allows greater exposure to air and sun and reduces leaf to ground contact which can help prevent pathogenic problems
The perfect greenhouse environment will maintain the following parameters
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