Written by Mike Hamilton, CCA & President of Turf Dietitian Because of that century and a half old Liebig’s Law, we know that every nutrient is equally essential for plant health. However, when you look at nutrient’s functions, some simply do more work than others. So how important is phosphorous? If there were no phosphorous… Read More »
Nutrient of the Month – Sodium – Even though sodium is an essential element, we rarely think of it as part of our nutritional programs. Sodium is typically that evil nutrient that quickly becomes destructive to plants and soil structure. Because of osmotic pressure, moderate levels of sodium can suck moisture and nutrients in or out of plants, shrink roots, and diminish many of metabolic functions of a healthy plant.
Written by Mike Hamilton, CCA & President of Turf Dietitian The success of any crop starts with soil structure and soil components. The best golf course superintendent in the world will struggle or even fail when the soil he’s working with has poor structure. Whereas, if the soil structure is good the chance for success… Read More »