peat

peat

In recent decades, the consumption of peat has increased significantly, not only in floriculture for the preparation of garden soil, but also in households. To be able to judge better …

Crude potassium salts

Crude potassium salts

There are no potassium deficiencies in the heavy soils of central Europe. These soils arose from the weathering of feldspars, miki i hornblendy, therefore they contain a lot of this element, which you can share for …

Algae lime

Algae lime

On the French Atlantic coast, in Brittany and Normandy, huge limestone reefs have formed over the course of millennia. They were created from the thallus of the red alga Lithotamnium calcareum, supersaturated with calcium compounds, in the water …

Basalt flour

Basalt flour

When did granite flour start to be used in horticulture, gnejsu, porfiru, dolomite, marl and plaster, they became interested in their chemical composition. It concerned mainly marl and plaster. Marl is easy …

Clay minerals

Clay minerals

The chapter on soil discusses the process of rock weathering until the formation of silicates, oxides and soluble salts. Secondary clay minerals are formed from these basic components, as kaolinite, illit i …