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Azos - Azospirillum: A Natural Nitrogen Source for Plants

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Azos - Azospirillum: A Natural Nitrogen Source for Plants

What is Azospirillum and how does it work? Azospirillum is a nitrogen-fixing bacteria. Earth's atmosphere contains over 75% nitrogen. Azospirillum is able to capture atmospheric nitrogen and convert it into plant available forms. Nitrogen is fundamental for photosynthesis because it is essential for chlorophyll production. In other words, nitrogen keeps your plants green and it is also in every protein molecule.  A popular variety is Azospirillum brasilense. Xtreme Gardening's Azos is made up of this beneficial bacteria strain and is a great addition to your garden. Azos takes N2 form of nitrogen from the atmosphere and turns it into NH3...

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Fort Collins, Colorado

Fort Collins, Colorado

Just south of our location in LaPorte, Colorado is the town of Fort Collins. Home of the Colorado State University Rams, local craft breweries, and beautiful hiking areas!Check out some of these local attractions in Fort Collins:Annual Flower Trial Garden1401 Remington Street, Fort Collins, CO 80525The Annual Trial Gardens at Colorado State University is an attraction every garden lover needs to see. Hundreds of different flowers, colors, butterflies, insects, and all the free smells you want! It is located on a small block between College Avenue and the old Fort Collins High School.The garden is open daily to the public, free of...

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Visit Laporte!

Visit Laporte!

Just north of Fort Collins and only a 10 minute drive from Colorado State University, Mt. Lion Garden Supply is located in the small town of LaPorte, CO. The town is located on the Cache La Poudre River northwest of Fort Collins, close to where the river emerges from the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.While you are in town to stock up on all your favorite garden and hydroponics supplies, be sure to check out some of these local businesses:Me Oh My!Location:3310 Co Rd 54G, Laporte, CO 80535 Stop by 'Me Oh My' for the best coffee and pie!  The friendly staff and...

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Cloning 101

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Cloning 101

Learn how to clone your plants!

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Aerated Compost Tea

Aerated Compost Tea

What does Compost Tea Do? Aerated Compost Tea (ACT) is a water extraction of compost using high volumes of oxygen, thus maintaining a highly aerobic environment and a more precise cultivation and extraction of the beneficial organisms present in the compost. Aerated compost teas can be fed specific ingredients to cultivate select microbial life present in the compost. The increased oxygen levels and select foods added to aerated compost tea act as a catalyst feeding the diversity of organisms into an accelerated growth. Compost tea and compost extracts act as a probiotic for your soil. Digestive health is essential for...

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