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How can I make my crops more resilient?

BAC-Online-Hoe-zorg-ik-voor-een-weerbaar-gewas.jpg30 Dec As a grower, you want your crops to be resilient against diseases and pests. One way to do this is by keeping the soil healthy. But how does that work? After all, soil is a world in and of itself.... read more

New Organic plant feeds: Yucca and CalMag 2.0

blog-8-bac-online.jpg16 Jan Expanding our organic plant feed line is important to us. We are always looking for products that optimise plant growth organically. Therefore, we recently welcomed two new products in our product... read more

Great news! Many BAC products now carry the Vegan Trademark

vegan-keurmerk-blog-bac.jpg12 Jan We are very proud! In early January 2019, many BAC products have been rewarded with the Vegan Trademark. BAC is the first Dutch plant nutrition company to achieve this certification. We can now ... read more

How to prevent and solve nitrogen deficiencies?

stikstof-bij-gewassen-blog-bac.jpg14 Dec Nitrogen deficiencies in your crop can be identified by a change in leaf colour. Your leaves become pale green, then yellowish green and ultimately, yellow, at which point they will die. Nitrogen ... read more

All you need to know about the soil and fertilisation of your vegetable garden

alles-over-aarde-1-bac-online.jpg12 Nov f you wish to have a vegetable garden, start by looking into your soil’s properties and the best fertilisation methods. The type of fertiliser you need depends, amongst other things, on the ... read more

Which factors affect plant growth and bloom?

groei-en-bloeifactoren-blog-bac.jpg05 Nov Growing crops that thrive can be quite challenging, as there are 6 factors that affect the growth and bloom of your produce: nutrition, water supply, light intensity, oxygen and CO2. Continue ... read more

How to prevent and control blossom-end rot

blog-10-bac-online.jpg09 Oct Brown spots on the leaves are tell-tale signs of blossom-end rot, a tedious problem for many tomato growers. As the condition quickly spreads to the stem of the plant and the fruit itself, it is ... read more

How to grow cuttings?

hoe-maak-je-stekken-1-bac-online.jpg11 Sep Any plant grown in a garden, greenhouse or in-house can be propagated. The advantage of growing cuttings is that the new plants are genetically identical to the mother plant and each other. The ... read more

Seed germination

blog-9-bac-online.jpg14 Aug Well begun is half done. Before planting your seeds, take time to optimise the conditions for germination.  Seeds need to be encouraged to germinate. Some even require pre-treatment with heat, ... read more

Which fungi are good and which are bad?

schimmels-1-bac-online.jpg12 Jun You will have noticed there are many types of fungi. Some are beneficial to your crop, others are harmful. Which type should be encouraged to grow and which should be repelled from your garden or ... read more

BAC product line fit for the growing of Ecocert-products

bac-ecocert.jpg17 May Are you growing products with an Ecocert certificate and are you looking for plant nutrients that are permitted? BAC, an organic plant nutrients specialist, has registered a number of products ... read more

What are F1 hybrid seeds?

f1-hybride-zaden-bac-news.jpg08 May Would you like to grow big plants with high yields? And have you got no intention of harvesting seeds from these plants? Then F1 hybrid seeds may be just right for you. In this blog, we will ... read more

The importance of optimal soil acidity

zuurtgegraad-ph-plantenvoeding.jpg18 Apr Acidity, or pH, plays an important role in a plant’s development process. The pH affects the form in which nutrients are present in the soil, and subsequently, the availability of these ... read more

What to do about root rot?

wortelrot-1-bac-online.jpg10 Apr Brown lesions, brown stems, dying branches, stunted growth and bad smell: if your crop displays any of these symptoms, it may well suffer from root rot.  Root rot is caused by fungus. However, ... read more

What is the difference between organic and ecological farming?

verschil-tussen-ecologisch-en-biologisch-teelt-blog-bac.jpg03 Apr ‘Organic farming’ and ‘ecological cultivation’ seemingly mean the same. However, there are essential differences between the two. Read this blog to increase your understanding of organic and ... read more

What to do about foliar problems?

bladproblemen-1-bac-online.jpg13 Mar When plants suffer from foliar problems, their leaves might start to droop, they might become speckled or dry up. How can you prevent this and what can you do when it happens? In this blog, will ... read more

What is vegan farming?

blog-3-bac-online.jpg10 Jan Would you like to garden or grow produce without using animal products? Then vegan farming may be just right for you.  Vegan growers need to bear in mind that the soil itself should be fertile ... read more

Photosynthesis (carbon assimilation) explained

Blog-Wat-is-fotosynthese.jpg04 Jul A plant carries out photosynthesis in its green parts using chloroplasts. The purpose of photosynthesis is the production of sugar (glucose) and oxygen (O2). For the process of photosynthesis a ... read more


mycorrhiza03 Feb A fungus or mould will probably make you think about a green-specked rotten apple or spoilt slice of bread. However, there are many more kinds. Take for example all the kinds existing in the soil.... read more
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