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Ground improvement

Ground improvement is important for optimal plant growth. Royal Brinkman offers various products for ground improvement, including vermiculite, perlite, clay granules, wood shavings and potting soil.
  • What is the difference between vermiculite and perlite?

    Vermiculite and perlite are becoming increasingly popular for use in horticulture. Sowing, cutting and propagation businesses increasingly add these ground improvement substances to the (potting) compost to ensure a better, more airy structure. But what is the difference in using vermiculite vs perlite?

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  • How to steam soil

    In greenhouses where the crop is grown in the open, the soil is steamed during crop rotation. In this way bacteria, viruses and other pathogens are killed and the soil is ready for the new cultivation. To steam the soil, you need different materials to ensure that the steam can enter the soil. In this article our specialist explains how to steam soil.

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Ground improvement in horticulture

Royal Brinkman mainly offers products consisting of non-organic substances. These products are often free of nutrients and contaminants. The advantage of non-organic soil ground improvement products is that they contain a neutral pH. Vermiculite, perlite, clay granules and wood shavings therefore offer the perfect solution for professional greenhouse horticulture. These ground improvement products are mainly used to stimulate moisture retention or removal. Do you want to know which ground improvement product is suitable for the ground improvement of your crop? Our specialists will be happy to advise you about the possibilities. 
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