Gardening may be a fun and relaxing way to get in touch with nature, but did you know that it also has plenty of health benefits? Gardening is an activity that’s good for both the mind and body, and can be enjoyed by people of all ages. Plus, you get to eat the delicious fruits,
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Backyards are places where we spent most of our daily lives. Tamil Nadu in the eighties had cosy backyards with a well, cowshed, fruit trees and a kitchen garden. Children grew up in this space, grandparents rested here and this area bustled with activity during the harvest and festival seasons. Today our backyards are smaller
Coco peat (cocopeat), also known as coir pith, coir fibre pith, or simply coir dust is made from coconut husks, which are byproducts of Coir industries that use coconuts. Coir waste from coir fibre is separated washed, dried, screened and graded before being processed into coco peat products of various granularity and denseness, which are
Whether you’re planning for spring or just getting a head start on your gardening tasks in general, starting seeds can be one of the trickiest parts of being a gardener. If you’re used to buying seedlings from your local nursery and haven’t started seeds before, it can be daunting to figure out exactly what type
I’m a huge fan of container gardening, and I know I’m not alone. Urban and small-space gardening is on the rise, houseplants are strutting their stuff all over Instagram, and few people have the time and energy to dedicate to a large in-ground garden these days. But with hundreds of seedlings to start and over 50 large
Growing mint in coco peat is a great way to start using coco peat for your home garden. Mint is a popular herb which is often needed in the kitchen, but it may not be always available at hand. A bunch of mint purchased at the shop is usually too large to be fully utilized.
The following are the methods of testing some important properties of cocopeat. Some suppliers may follow a different method from the methods described below. Unless specified otherwise in the quotation, the testing methods for different major properties of cocopeat shall be as below. There is no standard specified for testing cocopeat, however the following methods
Coco Pith Procurement Our production process starts with the procurement of freshwater grown coconut husks. The curing process for the coconut husk take over 6 weeks, after this process the coconut fibers are separated and graded. Only the top graded coco pith is used in our products. Washing / Aging The top graded coco pith
Cocopeat is shipped in compressed form to reduce transport and handling costs. Converting cocopeat blocks to coir dust is easy. All you need to do is add water to the block and the block will puff up into moist fluffy cocopeat. Just add sufficient water to the block to make sufficient quantity of moist cocopeat.